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Demographics Analysis

The people of Pentwater Township, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 9 years : 8

10 to 14 years : 26

15 to 17 years : 13

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 2

30 to 34 years : 12

35 to 39 years : 9

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 39

50 to 54 years : 62

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 34

65 and 66 years : 44

67 to 69 years : 20

70 to 74 years : 39

75 to 79 years : 49

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 16

Female:

Under 5 years : 13

5 to 9 years : 8

10 to 14 years : 21

15 to 17 years : 27

18 and 19 years : 17

20 years : 8

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 1

25 to 29 years : 11

30 to 34 years : 11

35 to 39 years : 25

40 to 44 years : 34

45 to 49 years : 25

50 to 54 years : 88

55 to 59 years : 42

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 71

65 and 66 years : 38

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 48

75 to 79 years : 34

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 28


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 562

Multiple ancestry : 568

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 88


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,198

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 8

Not a U.S. citizen : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 17 years : 103

18 to 24 years : 48

25 to 34 years : 36

35 to 44 years : 97

45 to 54 years : 214

55 to 59 years : 115

60 and 61 years : 54

62 to 64 years : 105

65 to 74 years : 213

75 years and over : 209

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 17 years : 54

18 to 24 years : 47

25 to 34 years : 24

35 to 44 years : 53

45 to 54 years : 169

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 78

65 to 74 years : 137

75 years and over : 129

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 49

18 to 24 years : 1

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 44

45 to 54 years : 45

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 68

75 years and over : 77

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 5

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 369

Female : 452

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 180

Female : 197

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 17

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 802

Born in other state in the United States : 357

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 132

Now married, except separated : 496

Divorced : 79

Separated : 0

Widowed : 61

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 31

Now married, except separated : 235

Divorced : 30

Separated : 4

Widowed : 43

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 14

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Speak only English : 1,128

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 40

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

German:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 5


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Pentwater Township, Michigan

  • German: 386   (21.3%)
  • English: 310   (17.1%)
  • Irish: 210   (11.6%)
  • Dutch: 141   (7.8%)
  • Polish: 95   (5.2%)
  • United States Or American: 77   (4.2%)
  • Swedish: 76   (4.2%)
  • Other Groups: 70   (3.9%)
  • Scottish: 68   (3.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 62   (3.4%)
  • Italian: 46   (2.5%)
  • French Canadian: 42   (2.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 39   (2.2%)
  • Danish: 39   (2.2%)
  • Norwegian: 23   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 14   (0.8%)
  • Croatian: 13   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 13   (0.7%)
  • Albanian: 9   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 8   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.4%)
  • European: 6   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 5   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Serbian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.2%)
  • Latvian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 2   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Pentwater Township, Michigan is 1,218



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Pentwater Township, Michigan: 569
Female Population in Pentwater Township, Michigan: 649


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Pentwater Township, Michigan: 58.0
Median Female Resident Age in Pentwater Township, Michigan: 59.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Pentwater Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

60.3

Male

60.0

Female

60.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

23.0

Male

37.5

Female

21.5

Asian


Both sexes

30.0

Male

25.5

Female

34.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

34.5

Male

34.5

Female

31.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

26.5

Male

43.0

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.0

Male

37.5

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

60.4

Male

60.0

Female

61.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Pentwater Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,170
  • African American: 8
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 35
  • Two or More Races: 5



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Pentwater Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Pentwater Township, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.36%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (1.81%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (0.72%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (2.71%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (2.17%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (3.07%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 132   (23.83%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 44   (7.94%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 94   (16.97%)
  • Associate Degree: 31   (5.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 95   (17.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 75   (13.54%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (2.35%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 10   (1.81%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.97%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (1.3%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (0.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (1.46%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (3.08%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (0.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 186   (30.19%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 64   (10.39%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 91   (14.77%)
  • Associate Degree: 42   (6.82%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 116   (18.83%)
  • Master's Degree: 55   (8.93%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (1.14%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.65%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Pentwater Township, Michigan

  • Pentwater Public School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 600 E. Park Street, Pentwater, MI 49449, Phone: (231) 869-4100, Students: 241 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Pentwater Township, Michigan

  • Pentwater Public School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 600 E. Park Street, Pentwater, MI 49449, Phone: (231) 869-4100, Students: 233 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Pentwater Township, Michigan

  • Pentwater Township Library


    402 East Park Street, Pentwater, MI 49449

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Pentwater Township, Michigan


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Pentwater Township, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Pentwater Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Pentwater Township, Michigan


Bay


(1) Big Bayou   (2) Little Bayou  

Building


(1) Oceana County Emergency Ambulance Services Station 3   (2) Pentwater Fire Department   (3) Pentwater Police Department   (4) Pentwater Township Library  

Canal


(1) Oxbow Lake Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Eden Cemetery   (2) Lever Cemetery   (3) Mount Calvary Cemetery   (4) North Weare Cemetery   (5) Pentwater Township Cemetery   (6) Saint Peter S Cemetery   (7) Smith Corners Cemetery   (8) Summit Cemetery  

Church


(1) Baptist Church Of Pentwater   (2) Bethel Church   (3) Centenary United Methodist Church   (4) Grace Church   (5) Lighthouse Lutheran Church   (6) Saint James Episcopal Church   (7) Saint Josephs Church   (8) Saint Vincents Church   (9) Summit Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Pentwater   (2) Township Of Riverton   (3) Township Of Summit   (4) Township Of Weare   (5) Village Of Pentwater  

Hospital


(1) Pentwater Family Practice Clinic  

Lake


(1) Bass Lake   (2) Mud Lake   (3) North Oxbow Lake   (4) Pentwater Lake   (5) Saint Marys Lake   (6) South Oxbow Lake  

Locale


(1) Bucks Corners   (2) Driftwood Golf Course   (3) Hill And Hollow Campground   (4) Kibby Creek Travel Park   (5) Kistlers Corner   (6) Kistlers Corners   (7) Ludington Rest Area   (8) Ludington Winter Sports Area   (9) Mears State Park Campground   (10) Pentwater Station Historical   (11) River Farm Campground   (12) Smith Corners   (13) Snug Harbor Marina   (14) Whispering Surf Camping Resort  

Oilfield


(1) Pentwater Oil Field  

Park


(1) Channel Lake Park   (2) Charles Mears State Park   (3) Graveyard Of Ships Historical Marker   (4) Rentwater River State Game Area   (5) Veterans Day Storm Historical Marker   (6) Village Green And Gazebo  

Populated Place


(1) French Town   (2) Lakewood Mobile Home Park   (3) Meisenheimer Corners   (4) Pentwater   (5) Weare  

Post Office


(1) Basslake Post Office Historical   (2) Fairview Post Office Historical   (3) Pentwater Post Office   (4) Smiths Corners Post Office Historical   (5) Spring Creek Post Office Historical   (6) Squireville Post Office Historical   (7) Weare Post Office Historical   (8) Wesley Post Office Historical  

School


(1) French School   (2) Pentwater Public School   (3) Riverton School   (4) South Summit School  

Spring


(1) Big Springs  

Stream


(1) Allen Drain   (2) Big Springs Creek   (3) Cedar Creek   (4) Crystal Creek   (5) Dumaw Creek   (6) Kibby Creek   (7) Lambricks Creek   (8) Mud Creek   (9) North Branch Pentwater River   (10) Pentwater River   (11) Quinn Creek   (12) Watson Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Pentwater Township, Michigan

49449 (pop. 2,800)


Cities Nearby Pentwater Township, Michigan

Pentwater Village, MI  (pop. 788) 0.2 Miles
Weare Township, MI  (pop. 1,282) 4.2 Miles
Hart City, MI  (pop. 2,223) 6.4 Miles
Hart Township, MI  (pop. 2,180) 7.3 Miles
Golden Township, MI  (pop. 1,605) 7.4 Miles
Riverton Township, MI  (pop. 1,193) 7.8 Miles
Pere Marquette Charter Township, MI  (pop. 2,216) 11.3 Miles
Shelby Village, MI  (pop. 2,112) 12.1 Miles
Elbridge Township, MI  (pop. 1,512) 12.1 Miles
Ludington City, MI  (pop. 8,269) 12.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Pentwater Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Pentwater Township, Michigan is 656.0 ft. (200.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Pentwater Township, Michigan

Lat: 43.780673 N        Long: -86.425493 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Pentwater Township, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Pentwater Township, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 8   (1.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 17   (3.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 36   (6.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 52   (9.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 76   (13.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 123   (21.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 87   (15.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 29   (5.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 45   (8.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 26   (4.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 39   (6.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 14   (2.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 381

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 28

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 3

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 46


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 30

5 to 9 minutes : 52

10 to 14 minutes : 52

15 to 19 minutes : 35

20 to 24 minutes : 60

25 to 29 minutes : 83

30 to 34 minutes : 46

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 22

60 to 89 minutes : 15

90 or more minutes : 5


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 301

No Social Security income : 312


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

With retirement income : 260

No retirement income : 353


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 27

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 21

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 35

$60,000 to $74,999 : 63

$75,000 to $99,999 : 64

$100,000 to $124,999 : 44

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $63,125


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Pentwater Township, Michigan

  • WKLA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Ludington, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WODJ (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WSHN (1550 AM; 1.0 kW; Fremont, MI; Owner: Noordyk Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Pentwater Township, Michigan

  • WMOM (102.7 FM; Pentwater, MI; Owner: Bay View Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WKLA-FM (106.3 FM; Free Soil, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Manistee, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; Hesperia, MI; Owner: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Ludington, MI; Owner: Sandy Shores Arts Society)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (93.3 FM; Fountain, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WWKR (94.1 FM; Hart, MI; Owner: Synergy Media, Inc.)
  • WKZC (94.9 FM; Free Soil, MI; Owner: Lake Michigan Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; Whitehall, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (97.7 FM; Ludington, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WRAX (98.9 FM; Custer, MI; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Pentwater Township, Michigan

  • WCMW (Channel 21; Free Soil, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Pentwater Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 124  (37.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 32  (9.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 65  (19.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 73  (22.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 143  (47.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (15.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 104  (34.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 40 Farms In Pentwater Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Pentwater Township, Michigan

The Huntington National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $63.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 759

The Shelby State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $216.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 9

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Pentwater Township, Michigan

  • Mason County


    (about 12.6 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 12.6 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 35.1 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Muskegon County


    (about 43.2 miles in Muskegon, Michigan; Airport Code: MKG)

  • Miller Field


    (about 45.9 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 46.2 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 59.4 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Pentwater Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.96%

Carpooled

9.27%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.33%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.33%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.65%

Walked

4.88%

Other Means

0.98%

Worked At Home

8.62%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Pentwater Township, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 364

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 5

Female householder, no husband present : 21

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 195

Householder not living alone : 28


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 27

All other households : 583


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 351

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 193

Renter-occupied housing units : 30


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 46

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 48

$25,000 to $29,999 : 49

$30,000 to $34,999 : 41

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 45

$45,000 to $49,999 : 29

$50,000 to $59,999 : 52

$60,000 to $74,999 : 77

$75,000 to $99,999 : 77

$100,000 to $124,999 : 49

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,653


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 613

Vacant : 1,040


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 61

Built 2000 to 2004 : 132

Built 1990 to 1999 : 265

Built 1980 to 1989 : 180

Built 1970 to 1979 : 224

Built 1960 to 1969 : 114

Built 1950 to 1959 : 118

Built 1940 to 1949 : 57

Built 1939 or earlier : 502


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 431

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 91

Electricity : 39

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 18

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 34

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 6

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 3

$90,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 45

$150,000 to $174,999 : 86

$175,000 to $199,999 : 90

$200,000 to $249,999 : 67

$250,000 to $299,999 : 59

$300,000 to $399,999 : 60

$400,000 to $499,999 : 33

$500,000 to $749,999 : 26

$750,000 to $999,999 : 7

$1,000,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 15

Home equity loan only : 42

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 218

Housing units without a mortgage : 284


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Pentwater Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $172,900

Built 2000 to 2004 : $258,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $223,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $173,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $269,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $212,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $186,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $144,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $186,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Pentwater Township, Michigan: 63.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Pentwater Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Pentwater Township, MI): $42,574
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Pentwater Township): $132,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Pentwater Township): $443
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Pentwater Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 70.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 17.6%
Electricity: 6.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Pentwater Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Pentwater Township, Michigan

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 8 $21,963 46 $11,564 983 $32,945 $11.76
Financial Administration 1 $2,360 0 $0 0 $28,320 --
Other Government Administration 2 $4,720 8 $4,207 319 $28,320 $13.19
Police Protection - Officers 2 $6,035 4 $3,892 341 $36,210 $11.41
Firefighters 0 $0 30 $875 66 $0 $13.26
Streets and Highways 1 $2,949 0 $0 0 $35,388 --
Sewerage 1 $2,949 0 $0 0 $35,388 --
Parks and Recreation 0 $0 3 $2,148 213 $0 $10.08
Water Supply 1 $2,949 0 $0 0 $35,388 --
Other and Unallocable 0 $0 1 $443 44 $0 $10.07

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Pentwater Township, Michigan

Memorial Medical Home Care


     Address: Twelve North Atkinson Drive, Suite 13, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/17/1984

Hackley Visiting Nurse Services, Inc


     Address: 888 Terrace Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49440
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Amicare Home Healthcare


     Address: 684 Harvey Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49442
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/12/1987

Homcare Inc.


     Address: 875 W Summit Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan 49441
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/16/1991

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 5906 Commerce Centre Drive, Muskegon, Michigan 49444
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/19/1983

Hospitals Close To Pentwater Township, Michigan

Memorial Medical Center Of West Michigan


     Address: 1 Atkinson Drive, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

West Shore Medical Center


     Address: 1465 E Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, Michigan 49660
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Gerber Memorial Health Services


     Address: 212 S Sullivan St, Fremont, Michigan 49412
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy General Health Partners


     Address: 1500 E Sherman Boulevard, Muskegon, Michigan 49444
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hackley Hospital


     Address: 1700 Clinton Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49442
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Pentwater Township, Michigan

Oceana Co Md Care Facility


     Address: 701 E Main St, Hart, Michigan 49420
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 127
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Oakview Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1000 Diana St, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Tendercare Of Ludington


     Address: 1000 E Tinkham Ave, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Grand Oaks Nursing Center


     Address: 600 Denmark St, Baldwin, Michigan 49304
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Manistee County Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1505 E Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, Michigan 49660
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 121
     Percent Occupied: 99%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Pentwater Township, Michigan

Name: Point Beach
Address: 6610 Nuclear Road; Two Rivers, WI 54241
Distance: 66 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Pentwater Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 675
    Disabled Workers: 60
    Widowers Workers: 70
    Spouses Workers: 70
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Oceana County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.25%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.30%
  • Other 1.45%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Pentwater Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Oceana County, MI

6.17 % of Oceana County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $63,396

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Oceana County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Muskegon County , MI 1.90 % ($31,388 AGI )
  • Newaygo County , MI 0.50 % ($23,417 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.48 % ($35,217 AGI )

Relocation away from Oceana County, MI

6.44 % of Oceana County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,318

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Oceana County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Muskegon County , MI 1.74 % ($30,661 AGI )
  • Mason County , MI 0.60 % ($30,534 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.50 % ($42,604 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Pentwater Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Pentwater Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Pentwater Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Rape n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 3 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 350 0
Robbery n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Assault n/a 3 0 n/a n/a 0 1 0 1 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 310 0 n/a n/a 0 101 0 106 n/a n/a 0 0
Burglary n/a 0 3 n/a n/a 5 4 1 0 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 312 n/a n/a 509 405 106 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Larceny Theft n/a 12 19 n/a n/a 22 12 18 24 n/a n/a 9 13
    per 100,000 n/a 1,238 1,977 n/a n/a 2,240 1,215 1,901 2,553 n/a n/a 1,051 1,531
Vehicle Theft n/a 0 1 n/a n/a 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a 0 104 n/a n/a 0 101 0 0 n/a n/a 0 118
Arson n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a 3 6 n/a n/a 7 4 5 6 n/a n/a 2 4
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a 2 3 n/a n/a 3 2 2 3 n/a n/a 2 2


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



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