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Demographics Analysis

The people of Porter 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
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 113

5 to 9 years : 100

10 to 14 years : 170

15 to 17 years : 42

18 and 19 years : 30

20 years : 16

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 89

25 to 29 years : 105

30 to 34 years : 46

35 to 39 years : 76

40 to 44 years : 141

45 to 49 years : 193

50 to 54 years : 162

55 to 59 years : 196

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 90

65 and 66 years : 39

67 to 69 years : 73

70 to 74 years : 70

75 to 79 years : 71

80 to 84 years : 52

85 years and over : 10

Female:

Under 5 years : 105

5 to 9 years : 91

10 to 14 years : 74

15 to 17 years : 75

18 and 19 years : 82

20 years : 12

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 76

25 to 29 years : 52

30 to 34 years : 48

35 to 39 years : 121

40 to 44 years : 112

45 to 49 years : 150

50 to 54 years : 181

55 to 59 years : 253

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 133

65 and 66 years : 29

67 to 69 years : 96

70 to 74 years : 50

75 to 79 years : 40

80 to 84 years : 31

85 years and over : 38


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,334

Multiple ancestry : 1,088

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 9

Ancestry not reported : 378


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,744

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 11

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 21

Not a U.S. citizen : 33


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 218

5 to 17 years : 552

18 to 24 years : 321

25 to 34 years : 251

35 to 44 years : 450

45 to 54 years : 686

55 to 59 years : 449

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 223

65 to 74 years : 357

75 years and over : 242

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 109

5 to 17 years : 115

18 to 24 years : 122

25 to 34 years : 92

35 to 44 years : 94

45 to 54 years : 211

55 to 59 years : 94

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 42

65 to 74 years : 85

75 years and over : 88

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 109

5 to 17 years : 437

18 to 24 years : 199

25 to 34 years : 149

35 to 44 years : 346

45 to 54 years : 451

55 to 59 years : 355

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 170

65 to 74 years : 262

75 years and over : 154

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 : 11

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 : 10

35 to 44 years : 10

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 10

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 516

Female : 536

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,400

Female : 1,292

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 21

Female : 33


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 976

Born in other state in the United States : 2,639

Native: born outside the United States : 11

Foreign born : 34


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 147

Now married, except separated : 550

Divorced : 93

Separated : 23

Widowed : 34

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 311

Now married, except separated : 1,639

Divorced : 179

Separated : 11

Widowed : 104

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 54

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,413

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 101

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Porter Township, Michigan

  • German: 1,295   (32.9%)
  • Irish: 541   (13.7%)
  • English: 530   (13.5%)
  • Other Groups: 295   (7.5%)
  • United States Or American: 203   (5.2%)
  • Dutch: 163   (4.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 140   (3.6%)
  • Polish: 136   (3.5%)
  • Swiss: 101   (2.6%)
  • Scottish: 79   (2.0%)
  • Italian: 58   (1.5%)
  • Swedish: 52   (1.3%)
  • European: 51   (1.3%)
  • Hungarian: 46   (1.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 41   (1.0%)
  • Belgian: 25   (0.6%)
  • Austrian: 23   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 20   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 19   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 16   (0.4%)
  • Yugoslavian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 9   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 7   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Porter Township, Michigan is 3,809



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Porter Township, Michigan: 1,948
Female Population in Porter Township, Michigan: 1,861


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Porter Township, Michigan: 45.8
Median Female Resident Age in Porter Township, Michigan: 47.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Porter Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

48.0

Male

47.5

Female

48.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

43.8

Male

40.5

Female

55.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

50.5

Male

50.0

Female

51.5

Asian


Both sexes

16.5

Male

40.5

Female

13.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

29.5

Male

57.5

Female

28.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.5

Male

14.8

Female

20.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

33.5

Male

34.5

Female

29.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.2

Male

47.7

Female

48.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Porter Township, Michigan


  • White: 3,660
  • African American: 45
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 29
  • Two or More Races: 75



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.45%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 60   (4.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 26   (1.97%)
  • 10th Grade: 80   (6.05%)
  • 11th Grade: 45   (3.4%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 43   (3.25%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 540   (40.82%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 117   (8.84%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 195   (14.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 49   (3.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 128   (9.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 13   (0.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 21   (1.59%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (0.68%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.45%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 11   (0.83%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (1.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 87   (6.53%)
  • 11th Grade: 68   (5.11%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 27   (2.03%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 496   (37.24%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 177   (13.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 158   (11.86%)
  • Associate Degree: 117   (8.78%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 110   (8.26%)
  • Master's Degree: 37   (2.78%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.53%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Porter Township, Michigan

  • Edwardsburg Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 69410 Section Street, Edwardsburg, MI 49112, Phone: (269) 663-1053, Students: 2,498 )

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

  • Edwardsburg Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 69410 Section Street, Edwardsburg, MI 49112, Phone: (269) 663-1031, Students: 571 )

  • Edwardsburg Primary School


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 69410 Section Street, Edwardsburg, MI 49112, Phone: (269) 663-1037, Students: 404 )

  • Edwardsburg Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 69410 Section Street, Edwardsburg, MI 49112, Phone: (269) 663-1063, Students: 399 )

  • Eagle Lake Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-3, Location: 69410 Section Street, Edwardsburg, MI 49112, Phone: (269) 663-1040, Students: 373 )

  • Edwardsburg Alternative Learning Center


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 69410 Section Street, Edwardsburg, MI 49112, Phone: (269) 663-1024, Students: 16 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Porter Township, Michigan

  • Edwardsburg High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 69410 Section Street, Edwardsburg, MI 49112, Phone: (269) 663-1044, Students: 716 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Porter Township, Michigan

  • Edwardsburg Branch Library


    26745 Church Street, Edwardsburg, MI 49112

  • Mason-union Branch Library


    17049 U.s. Highway 12 East, Edwardsburg, MI 49112

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Porter Township, Michigan


  • Edwardsburg Museum Group Inc


    Po Box 694, Edwardsburg, MI 49112

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Porter 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 Porter Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Porter Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Edwardsburg Ambulance Service   (2) Edwardsburg Fire Department   (3) Edwardsburg Fire Department North Station   (4) Edwardsburg Police Department   (5) Edwardsburg Public Library  

Cemetery


(1) Adamsville Cemetery   (2) Crawford Cemetery   (3) Edwardsburg Cemetery   (4) Five Points Cemetery   (5) Gods Half Acre Cemetery   (6) Rodgers Cemetery   (7) Shaffer Cemetery   (8) Smith Chapel Cemetery  

Church


(1) Community Church   (2) Edwardsburg United Pentecostal Church   (3) Full Gospel Assembly Church   (4) Hope United Methodist Church   (5) Kessington Community Church   (6) Mason Church   (7) Ontwa Baptist Church   (8) Our Lady Of The Lake Church   (9) Presbyterian Church   (10) Smith Chapel  

Civil


(1) Township Of Jefferson   (2) Township Of Ontwa   (3) Village Of Edwardsburg  

Hospital


(1) Edwardsburg Family Medicine  

Lake


(1) Christiana Lake   (2) Coberts Lake   (3) Crooked Lake   (4) Davis Lake   (5) Eagle Lake   (6) Garver Lake   (7) George Lake   (8) Gray Lake   (9) Juno Lake   (10) Kaminsky Lake   (11) Lafferty Lake   (12) Long Lake   (13) Painter Lake   (14) Pine Lake   (15) Pleasant Lake   (16) Skab Lake   (17) Spring Lake  

Locale


(1) Edwardsburg Station   (2) Four Lakes Country Club   (3) Pullman Corners   (4) Redfield Hall  

Park


(1) Mueler Park   (2) Presbyterian Church Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Adamsville   (2) Allenton   (3) Colonial Acres Mobile Home Park   (4) Eagle Lake Estates   (5) Edwardsburg   (6) Edwardsburg Mobile Home Estates  

Post Office


(1) Adamsville Post Office Historical   (2) Edwardsburg Post Office  

School


(1) Calvin Hill School   (2) Eagle Lake School   (3) Edwardsburg Public Schools   (4) Jefferson Center School   (5) Red Brick School   (6) Redfield School   (7) Swamp School  

Stream


(1) Christiana Creek  

Swamp


(1) Long Lake  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Porter Township, Michigan

49112 (pop. 9,937)


Cities Nearby Porter Township, Michigan

Mottville Township, MI  (pop. 1,600) 5.4 Miles
Calvin Township, MI  (pop. 2,250) 6.8 Miles
Newberg Township, MI  (pop. 1,496) 7.9 Miles
Constantine Township, MI  (pop. 4,141) 7.9 Miles
Vandalia Village, MI  (pop. 335) 8.1 Miles
Constantine Village, MI  (pop. 1,747) 8.5 Miles
White Pigeon Village, MI  (pop. 1,533) 9.6 Miles
Penn Township, MI  (pop. 1,586) 9.7 Miles
Fabius Township, MI  (pop. 3,336) 10.6 Miles
White Pigeon Township, MI  (pop. 3,901) 11.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Porter Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Porter Township, Michigan is 889.0 ft. (271.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Porter Township, Michigan

Lat: 41.819000 N        Long: -85.827330 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 101   (5.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 251   (12.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 137   (7.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 238   (12.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 142   (7.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 393   (20.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 265   (13.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 93   (4.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 14   (0.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 94   (4.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 19   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 9   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 93   (4.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 105   (5.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,493

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 93

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 4

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 7

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 10

Bicycle : 9

Walked : 28

Other means : 11

Worked at home : 100


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 55

5 to 9 minutes : 37

10 to 14 minutes : 82

15 to 19 minutes : 237

20 to 24 minutes : 361

25 to 29 minutes : 225

30 to 34 minutes : 230

35 to 39 minutes : 78

40 to 44 minutes : 135

45 to 59 minutes : 103

60 to 89 minutes : 53

90 or more minutes : 59


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 510

No Social Security income : 1,068


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 229

No retirement income : 1,349


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 41

$25,000 to $29,999 : 68

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 97

$40,000 to $44,999 : 130

$45,000 to $49,999 : 39

$50,000 to $59,999 : 113

$60,000 to $74,999 : 79

$75,000 to $99,999 : 196

$100,000 to $124,999 : 110

$125,000 to $149,999 : 83

$150,000 to $199,999 : 109

$200,000 or more : 47


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $60,769


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Porter Township, Michigan

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 2.4 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 1.9 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WTRC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WKAM (1460 AM; 2.5 kW; Foraker, IN; Owner: Fulmer Communications Llc)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Times Communications Inc.)
  • WWLV (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Porter Township, Michigan

  • WBYT (100.7 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WZOW (102.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Constantine, MI; Owner: Living Faith Fellowship And Outreach Ministries, Inc.)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WYBV (89.9 FM; New Paris, IN; Owner: Bible Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WGCS (91.1 FM; Foraker, IN; Owner: Goshen College Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Centreville, MI; Owner: Family First Radio)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Rolling Prairie, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Lakeville, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WYPW (95.7 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, Llc)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; Nappanee, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; Stevensville, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WOZW (97.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Porter Township, Michigan

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Wsjv Television, Inc.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Michiana Public Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of South Bend, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Porter Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 276  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 79  (6.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 213  (17.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 207  (17.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 276  (31.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 130  (14.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 318  (35.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 8  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 111 Farms In Porter Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Porter Township, Michigan

G. W. Jones Exchange Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $62.2k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5

Chemical Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 158

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Porter Township, Michigan

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 10.8 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 20.3 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 21.2 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 26.2 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 26.4 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • South Bend International


    (about 26.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 26.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 26.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 32.1 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 37.1 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Porter Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.23%

Carpooled

13.54%

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

0.0%

Walked

2.74%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

4.50%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,112

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 40

Female householder, no husband present : 80

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 327

Householder not living alone : 19


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 23

All other households : 1,545


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,044

Renter-occupied housing units : 68

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 40

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 70

Renter-occupied housing units : 10

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 326

Renter-occupied housing units : 20


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 50

$10,000 to $14,999 : 64

$15,000 to $19,999 : 73

$20,000 to $24,999 : 53

$25,000 to $29,999 : 109

$30,000 to $34,999 : 75

$35,000 to $39,999 : 106

$40,000 to $44,999 : 148

$45,000 to $49,999 : 39

$50,000 to $59,999 : 147

$60,000 to $74,999 : 100

$75,000 to $99,999 : 236

$100,000 to $124,999 : 120

$125,000 to $149,999 : 92

$150,000 to $199,999 : 109

$200,000 or more : 57


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Total : 2,270


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,578

Vacant : 692


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 102

Built 2000 to 2004 : 154

Built 1990 to 1999 : 415

Built 1980 to 1989 : 277

Built 1970 to 1979 : 426

Built 1960 to 1969 : 288

Built 1950 to 1959 : 252

Built 1940 to 1949 : 88

Built 1939 or earlier : 268


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 348

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 591

Electricity : 391

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 92

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 118

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 28


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Porter Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 10

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 25

$60,000 to $69,999 : 23

$70,000 to $79,999 : 95

$80,000 to $89,999 : 113

$90,000 to $99,999 : 35

$100,000 to $124,999 : 136

$125,000 to $149,999 : 86

$150,000 to $174,999 : 166

$175,000 to $199,999 : 54

$200,000 to $249,999 : 203

$250,000 to $299,999 : 82

$300,000 to $399,999 : 164

$400,000 to $499,999 : 69

$500,000 to $749,999 : 140

$750,000 to $999,999 : 11

$1,000,000 or more : 36


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Porter 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 : 27

Home equity loan only : 225

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 12

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 607

Housing units without a mortgage : 609


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $364,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $319,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $130,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $156,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $181,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $172,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $172,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $162,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $163,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Porter Township, Michigan: 70.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Porter 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 106 106 $11,866,245
  Two Family 2 4 $230,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

108 110 $12,096,245
2000        
  Single Family 51 51 $6,632,000
  Two Family 4 8 $439,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

55 59 $7,071,000
2001        
  Single Family 88 88 $9,433,720
  Two Family 6 12 $550,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

94 100 $9,983,720
2002        
  Single Family 79 79 $10,456,475
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

79 79 $10,456,475
2003        
  Single Family 85 85 $12,779,580
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

85 85 $12,779,580
2004        
  Single Family 61 61 $10,508,691
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

61 61 $10,508,691
2005        
  Single Family 102 102 $18,526,616
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $360,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

103 106 $18,886,616
2006        
  Single Family 81 81 $19,567,065
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 32 $960,000
  Total

82 113 $20,527,065


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Porter Township, MI): $51,320
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Porter Township): $131,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Porter Township): $527
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Porter Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 25.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 38.8%
Electricity: 16.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 13.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 5.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.1%
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 Porter Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Porter Township, Michigan

Regional Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 525-a West Bristol Street, Po Box 128, Elkhart, Indiana 46515
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/21/1996

Elkhart General Home Care


     Address: 2020 Industrial Pkwy, Elkhart, Indiana 46516
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/26/1990

Interim Healthcare Of South Bend


     Address: 605 West Edison Road, Ste H, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/11/1977

Saint Joseph Vna Home Care


     Address: 810 E Park Pl, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

American Nursing Care Sb


     Address: 212 West Edison Road, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/20/1994

Hospitals Close To Porter Township, Michigan

Elkhart General Hospital


     Address: 600 East Boulevard, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Joseph Regional Medical Center Mishawaka Campus


     Address: 215 West Fourth St, Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 W High Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend


     Address: 801 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Hospital Of South Bend


     Address: 615 N Michigan St, South Bend, Indiana 46601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Porter Township, Michigan

Riveridge Manor


     Address: 1333 Wells St, Niles, Michigan 49120
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Silverbrook Manor


     Address: 911 S 3rd St, Niles, Michigan 49120
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 90%

West Woods Of Niles


     Address: 1211 State Line Rd, Niles, Michigan 49120
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Woodland Manor


     Address: 343 S Nappanee St, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 86%

East Lake Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1900 Jeanwood Dr, Elkhart, Indiana 46514
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 136
     Percent Occupied: 85%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Porter Township, Michigan

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 38 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Porter Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 1,545
    Disabled Workers: 265
    Widowers Workers: 175
    Spouses Workers: 80
    Children Workers: 165


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Porter Township, Michigan


Charges


All Other: $80,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $174,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $116,000
All Other: $2,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $5,000
Central Staff Services: $125,000
General Public Buildings: $28,000
Regular Highways: $84,000
Parks & Recreation: $8,000
Police Protection: $57,000
Solid Waste Management: $46,000
General - Other: $74,000
Water Utilities: $148,000


Other Capital Outlay


Parks & Recreation: $1,000
General - Other: $2,000
Water Utilities: $5,000


Tax


Property: $120,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $14,000
Other License: $5,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $59,000
Interest Earnings: $16,000
Rents: $3,000
General Revenue, Nec: $14,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $455,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $283,000


(updated 2006)



Cass County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.02%
  • Bush & Cheney 57.12%
  • Other 0.87%



(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 Porter Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Cass County, MI

6.26 % of Cass County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,448

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Elkhart County , IN 1.21 % ($37,619 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , IN 1.00 % ($59,661 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.99 % ($36,899 AGI )

Relocation away from Cass County, MI

6.88 % of Cass 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 $31,211

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Elkhart County , IN 1.22 % ($27,374 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 1.21 % ($26,393 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , IN 0.87 % ($35,286 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 Porter 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 Porter 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)



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