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Demographics Analysis

The people of Port Sheldon 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
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 160

5 to 9 years : 274

10 to 14 years : 134

15 to 17 years : 65

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 65

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 90

25 to 29 years : 70

30 to 34 years : 87

35 to 39 years : 71

40 to 44 years : 176

45 to 49 years : 266

50 to 54 years : 328

55 to 59 years : 141

60 and 61 years : 82

62 to 64 years : 102

65 and 66 years : 45

67 to 69 years : 15

70 to 74 years : 121

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 35

Female:

Under 5 years : 164

5 to 9 years : 154

10 to 14 years : 293

15 to 17 years : 62

18 and 19 years : 31

20 years : 16

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 80

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 135

35 to 39 years : 122

40 to 44 years : 172

45 to 49 years : 330

50 to 54 years : 202

55 to 59 years : 115

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 65

65 and 66 years : 48

67 to 69 years : 85

70 to 74 years : 72

75 to 79 years : 50

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,571

Multiple ancestry : 1,655

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 148

Ancestry not reported : 237


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,540

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 71

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 324

5 to 17 years : 982

18 to 24 years : 282

25 to 34 years : 292

35 to 44 years : 541

45 to 54 years : 1,126

55 to 59 years : 256

60 and 61 years : 159

62 to 64 years : 167

65 to 74 years : 386

75 years and over : 96

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 324

5 to 17 years : 870

18 to 24 years : 205

25 to 34 years : 249

35 to 44 years : 468

45 to 54 years : 999

55 to 59 years : 176

60 and 61 years : 73

62 to 64 years : 90

65 to 74 years : 285

75 years and over : 76

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 112

18 to 24 years : 77

25 to 34 years : 43

35 to 44 years : 56

45 to 54 years : 111

55 to 59 years : 80

60 and 61 years : 86

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 101

75 years and over : 0

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 : 0

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 : 0

35 to 44 years : 17

45 to 54 years : 16

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,882

Female : 1,933

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 402

Female : 323

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 54

Female : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 3,384

Born in other state in the United States : 676

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 71


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 473

Now married, except separated : 1,928

Divorced : 260

Separated : 60

Widowed : 27

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 53

Now married, except separated : 489

Divorced : 38

Separated : 17

Widowed : 16

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 34

Divorced : 17

Separated : 0

Widowed : 20


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,066

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 121

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 32

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

  • Dutch: 1,571   (31.9%)
  • German: 864   (17.6%)
  • Other Groups: 494   (10.0%)
  • English: 364   (7.4%)
  • Irish: 356   (7.2%)
  • United States Or American: 226   (4.6%)
  • Polish: 164   (3.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 122   (2.5%)
  • Swedish: 112   (2.3%)
  • Serbian: 95   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 70   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 67   (1.4%)
  • Italian: 65   (1.3%)
  • Norwegian: 52   (1.1%)
  • Greek: 41   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 36   (0.7%)
  • European: 31   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 30   (0.6%)
  • Belgian: 29   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 24   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 19   (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 16   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 14   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 10   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 9   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 8   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Port Sheldon Township, Michigan is 4,611



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan: 2,338
Female Population in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan: 2,273


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan: 43.8
Median Female Resident Age in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan: 41.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

46.2

Male

46.1

Female

46.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.5

Male

35.5

Female

27.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

45.8

Male

37.5

Female

45.8

Asian


Both sexes

32.5

Male

34.0

Female

32.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.5

Male

20.8

Female

31.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.0

Male

15.5

Female

18.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.1

Male

27.5

Female

26.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.6

Male

46.4

Female

46.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan


  • White: 4,131
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 20
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 327
  • Two or More Races: 133



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (0.8%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 38   (2.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 56   (4.06%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (0.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 32   (2.32%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 26   (1.89%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 383   (27.79%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 145   (10.52%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 169   (12.26%)
  • Associate Degree: 46   (3.34%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 305   (22.13%)
  • Master's Degree: 78   (5.66%)
  • Professional School Degree: 58   (4.21%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 23   (1.67%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 37   (2.56%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (1.04%)
  • 10th Grade: 68   (4.71%)
  • 11th Grade: 40   (2.77%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (0.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 449   (31.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 155   (10.74%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 155   (10.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 152   (10.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 268   (18.57%)
  • Master's Degree: 91   (6.31%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Sheldon Woods Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 15050 Blair Street, West Olive, MI 49460, Phone: (616) 786-1700, Students: 218 )



Museums Near Port Sheldon Township, Michigan


  • Pigeon Creek Schoolhouse Preservation Society


    16917 Pierce St, West Olive, MI 49460

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Port Sheldon 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 Port Sheldon Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Port Sheldon Township, Michigan


Beach


(1) Mountain Beach   (2) Zwemer Beach  

Building


(1) Ottawa County Sheriff S Office  

Canal


(1) Ovens And Sawyer Drain   (2) Post Drain   (3) Walters Drain   (4) Worley Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Cobmosay Grave   (2) Indian Cemetery   (3) Olive Cemetery   (4) West Olive Cemetery  

Church


(1) Faith United Reformed Church   (2) Generations Baptist Church   (3) Harlem Church   (4) Haven Shores Community Church   (5) Ottawa Church   (6) Ottawa Reformed Church   (7) United Lutheran Church   (8) West Olive Christian Reformed Church  

Civil


(1) Ottawa County   (2) Township Of Olive   (3) Township Of Port Sheldon  

Lake


(1) Pigeon Lake   (2) Spring Bayou  

Locale


(1) Agnew Station   (2) Camp Blodgett   (3) Pigeon Creek Golf Course   (4) West Olive Station   (5) Wuskowhan Players Club  

Park


(1) Kirk County Park   (2) Pigeon Creek Park   (3) Port Sheldon Park  

Populated Place


(1) Agnew   (2) Olive Center   (3) Port Sheldon   (4) West Olive   (5) West Olive Estates Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Agnew Post Office Historical   (2) Olive Center Post Office Historical   (3) Ottawa Station Post Office Historical   (4) Portsheldon Post Office Historical   (5) West Olive Post Office  

School


(1) Connell School   (2) Robart School   (3) Sheldon Woods School  

Stream


(1) Little Pigeon Creek   (2) Pigeon River   (3) Sawyer Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

49460 (pop. 7,697)


Cities Nearby Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

Grand Haven Township, MI  (pop. 13,278) 6.9 Miles
Park Township, MI  (pop. 18,323) 7.3 Miles
Beechwood Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,294) 7.8 Miles
Robinson Township, MI  (pop. 6,079) 7.8 Miles
Zeeland City, MI  (pop. 5,461) 10.4 Miles
Holland City, MI  (pop. 33,890) 10.6 Miles
Grand Haven City, MI  (pop. 10,605) 10.9 Miles
Blendon Township, MI  (pop. 5,844) 11.5 Miles
Spring Lake Village, MI  (pop. 2,444) 11.9 Miles
Zeeland Charter Township, MI  (pop. 9,105) 12.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

616



Elevation in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan is 617.0 ft. (188.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.903802 N        Long: -86.178819 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Port Sheldon 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 Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 142   (6.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 51   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 150   (6.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 111   (4.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 359   (15.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 341   (14.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 376   (15.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 114   (4.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 173   (7.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 97   (4.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 29   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 24   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 230   (9.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 182   (7.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,965

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 159

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 : 14

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 15

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 39


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 84

5 to 9 minutes : 164

10 to 14 minutes : 297

15 to 19 minutes : 542

20 to 24 minutes : 431

25 to 29 minutes : 168

30 to 34 minutes : 186

35 to 39 minutes : 64

40 to 44 minutes : 45

45 to 59 minutes : 127

60 to 89 minutes : 31

90 or more minutes : 14


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 367

No Social Security income : 1,330


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 345

No retirement income : 1,352


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 64

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 35

$35,000 to $39,999 : 32

$40,000 to $44,999 : 32

$45,000 to $49,999 : 126

$50,000 to $59,999 : 178

$60,000 to $74,999 : 186

$75,000 to $99,999 : 183

$100,000 to $124,999 : 134

$125,000 to $149,999 : 154

$150,000 to $199,999 : 105

$200,000 or more : 61


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $71,955


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

  • WKBZ (1090 AM; 1.0 kW; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10.0 kW; Holland, MI; Owner: Lanser Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20.0 kW; Moline, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WGHN (1370 AM; 0.5 kW; Ferrysburg, MI; Owner: Wghn, Inc.)
  • WNWZ (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WHTC (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Holland, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University B Of C)
  • WYGR (1530 AM; 0.5 kW; Grandville, MI; Owner: Wygr Broadcasting)
  • WFUR (1570 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Furniture City Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1.2 kW; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WGVS (850 AM; 1.0 kW; Spring Lake, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 0.3 kW; Jamestown, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

  • WTRV (100.5 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Furniture City Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; Ravenna, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WHTS (105.3 FM; Bailey, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WMUS (106.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WPQZ (88.1 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Broadcast Academy, Inc.)
  • WPQZ (88.1 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Broadcast Academy, Inc.)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Rapids Cable Access Center)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; Coopersville, MI; Owner: Board Of Control, Grand Valley State University)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Muskegon Community Radio Broadcast Company)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • WAYG (89.7 FM; East Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WAYG (89.9 FM; East Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WTHS (89.9 FM; Holland, MI; Owner: Hope College)
  • WXPZ (90.1 FM; Glenn, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; Moline, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WMCQ (91.7 FM; Bailey, MI; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; Ferrysburg, MI; Owner: Wghn, Inc.)
  • WLAW (92.5 FM; Bailey, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; Saugatuck, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WTNR (94.5 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WMAX-FM (96.1 FM; Jamestown, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; Moline, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Lanser Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; Bailey, MI; Owner: Combined Communications Corp. Of Oklahoma, Inc.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; Allendale, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; Allendale, MI; Owner: Tct Of Michigan, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 390  (27.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 101  (7.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 241  (17.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 193  (13.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 366  (32.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 227  (20.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 388  (34.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 102 Farms In Port Sheldon Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

  • Park Township


    (about 7.5 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 11.7 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Tulip City


    (about 11.7 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Muskegon County


    (about 18.7 miles in Muskegon, Michigan; Airport Code: MKG)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 33.2 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 33.2 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Greenville Municipal


    (about 49.5 miles in Greenville, Michigan; Airport Code: MI1)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 55.0 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 55.1 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 56.0 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

88.00%

Carpooled

6.67%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.24%

Walked

0.85%

Other Means

0.36%

Worked At Home

3.88%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Port Sheldon 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
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,174

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 65

Female householder, no husband present : 77

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 313

Householder not living alone : 68


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 52

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 1,645


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,174

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 43

Renter-occupied housing units : 34

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 357

Renter-occupied housing units : 24


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 28

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 100

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 52

$35,000 to $39,999 : 26

$40,000 to $44,999 : 68

$45,000 to $49,999 : 146

$50,000 to $59,999 : 211

$60,000 to $74,999 : 227

$75,000 to $99,999 : 270

$100,000 to $124,999 : 134

$125,000 to $149,999 : 154

$150,000 to $199,999 : 121

$200,000 or more : 67


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Total : 2,147


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,697

Vacant : 450


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 66

Built 2000 to 2004 : 228

Built 1990 to 1999 : 740

Built 1980 to 1989 : 476

Built 1970 to 1979 : 309

Built 1960 to 1969 : 125

Built 1950 to 1959 : 114

Built 1940 to 1949 : 29

Built 1939 or earlier : 60


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,325

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 183

Electricity : 24

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 35

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 130

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 43

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 31

$40,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 22

$100,000 to $124,999 : 119

$125,000 to $149,999 : 93

$150,000 to $174,999 : 144

$175,000 to $199,999 : 126

$200,000 to $249,999 : 196

$250,000 to $299,999 : 119

$300,000 to $399,999 : 237

$400,000 to $499,999 : 69

$500,000 to $749,999 : 98

$750,000 to $999,999 : 144

$1,000,000 or more : 114


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Port Sheldon 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 : 71

Home equity loan only : 370

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 608

Housing units without a mortgage : 542


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Port Sheldon Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $450,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $359,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $196,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $234,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $209,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $647,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $233,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $150,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $244,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan: 80.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 31 31 $5,895,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 31 $5,895,000
2000        
  Single Family 30 30 $7,002,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

30 30 $7,002,000
2001        
  Single Family 32 32 $7,806,660
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

32 32 $7,806,660
2002        
  Single Family 34 34 $7,987,232
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $7,987,232
2003        
  Single Family 35 35 $8,944,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 35 $8,944,000
2004        
  Single Family 41 41 $8,960,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

41 41 $8,960,400
2005        
  Single Family 32 32 $9,239,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

32 32 $9,239,000
2006        
  Single Family 14 14 $3,997,167
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $3,997,167


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Port Sheldon Township, MI): $63,604
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Port Sheldon Township): $174,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Port Sheldon Township): $775
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 73.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 15.6%
Electricity: 2.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Port Sheldon Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

North Ottawa In Home Care Nurs


     Address: 1500 S Despelder, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/19/1983

Holland Comm Hosp Home Health


     Address: 130 Central Avenue, Suite 220, Holland, Michigan 49423
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/28/1991

Resthaven Home Care


     Address: 828 Lincoln Avenue, Holland, Michigan 49423
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/25/1996

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

Hospitals Close To Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

North Ottawa Community Hospital


     Address: 1309 Sheldon Rd, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Zeeland Community Hospital


     Address: 8333 Felch St, Zeeland, Michigan 49464
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Holland Community Hospital


     Address: 602 Michigan Ave, Holland, Michigan 49423
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

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 Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

Shore Haven - A Mercy Living C


     Address: 900 S Beacon Blvd, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Riverside Nursing Centre


     Address: 415 Friant Street, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 29
     Percent Occupied: 85%

North Ottawa Care Center


     Address: 1615 S Despelder, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: Not Avai%

Haven Park Christian Nursing H


     Address: 285 N State St, Zeeland, Michigan 49464
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 142
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Heritage Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 320 E Central Ave, Zeeland, Michigan 49464
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 43 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 715
    Disabled Workers: 170
    Widowers Workers: 65
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 95


(updated 2007)



Ottawa County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 27.64%
  • Bush & Cheney 71.55%
  • Other 0.81%



(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 Port Sheldon Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Ottawa County, MI

6.31 % of Ottawa County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $42,367

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $20,962

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Kent County , MI 2.25 % ($48,103 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.67 % ($36,279 AGI )
  • Muskegon County , MI 0.64 % ($33,050 AGI )

Relocation away from Ottawa County, MI

6.45 % of Ottawa 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 $40,948

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,786

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Kent County , MI 1.96 % ($36,905 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.71 % ($40,551 AGI )
  • Muskegon County , MI 0.67 % ($38,249 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 Port Sheldon 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 Port Sheldon Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.



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)



Jails in Port Sheldon Township, Michigan


  • Ottawa County


    12220 Fillmore Street, West Olive, MI 49460
    Capacity: 462
    Confined: 352
    Avg. Population: 335
    Year Built: 1994
    Year Renovated: 2004


(updated 2006)



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