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Demographics Analysis

The people of Rapid River 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
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 9 years : 53

10 to 14 years : 46

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 25

20 years : 12

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 11

25 to 29 years : 17

30 to 34 years : 7

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 63

45 to 49 years : 37

50 to 54 years : 50

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 18

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 8

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 4

Female:

Under 5 years : 49

5 to 9 years : 18

10 to 14 years : 38

15 to 17 years : 45

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 1

21 years : 13

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 18

30 to 34 years : 25

35 to 39 years : 43

40 to 44 years : 45

45 to 49 years : 69

50 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 25

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 11

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 537

Multiple ancestry : 370

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 19

Ancestry not reported : 155


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,065

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 : 13

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 78

5 to 17 years : 206

18 to 24 years : 94

25 to 34 years : 67

35 to 44 years : 191

45 to 54 years : 184

55 to 59 years : 66

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 98

75 years and over : 48

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 78

5 to 17 years : 187

18 to 24 years : 86

25 to 34 years : 54

35 to 44 years : 175

45 to 54 years : 142

55 to 59 years : 56

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 61

75 years and over : 44

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 42

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 31

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 3

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 : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 466

Female : 452

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 77

Female : 70

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 7

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 918

Born in other state in the United States : 142

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 172

Now married, except separated : 370

Divorced : 110

Separated : 13

Widowed : 30

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 20

Now married, except separated : 87

Divorced : 28

Separated : 0

Widowed : 5

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 : 13

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 967

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Rapid River Township, Michigan

  • German: 193   (21.3%)
  • English: 101   (11.2%)
  • United States Or American: 97   (10.7%)
  • Other Groups: 94   (10.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 68   (7.5%)
  • Irish: 67   (7.4%)
  • Polish: 52   (5.7%)
  • Scottish: 31   (3.4%)
  • Dutch: 28   (3.1%)
  • Italian: 26   (2.9%)
  • French Canadian: 25   (2.8%)
  • Hungarian: 18   (2.0%)
  • Danish: 14   (1.5%)
  • Canadian: 13   (1.4%)
  • Arab: 12   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 12   (1.3%)
  • Swedish: 10   (1.1%)
  • Finnish: 8   (0.9%)
  • Belgian: 7   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.4%)
  • Subsaharan African: 3   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.2%)
  • British: 2   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Rapid River Township, Michigan is 1,081



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Rapid River Township, Michigan: 550
Female Population in Rapid River Township, Michigan: 531


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Rapid River Township, Michigan: 42.1
Median Female Resident Age in Rapid River Township, Michigan: 38.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Rapid River Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

39.4

Male

40.2

Female

38.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

24.5

Male

24.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

17.8

Male

20.8

Female

17.0

Asian


Both sexes

58.5

Male

87.5

Female

51.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

19.0

Male

21.0

Female

9.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.5

Male

21.0

Female

18.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.0

Male

21.0

Female

18.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.3

Male

40.1

Female

38.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Rapid River Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,076
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • 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 Rapid River Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 1   (0.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (5.61%)
  • 9th Grade: 26   (8.1%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (4.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (4.05%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 3   (0.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 165   (51.4%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (6.85%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 33   (10.28%)
  • Associate Degree: 14   (4.36%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 8   (2.49%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (0.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.62%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (1.66%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (1.32%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (0.99%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (3.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 20   (6.62%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (6.95%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 171   (56.62%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 26   (8.61%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 15   (4.97%)
  • Associate Degree: 16   (5.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 5   (1.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.32%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Public Libraries (Central) In Rapid River Township, Michigan

  • Alden District Library


    8751 Helena Road, Alden, MI 49612

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Rapid River Township, Michigan


  • Alden Depot Park And Museum


    10670 Coy St, Alden, MI 49612

  • Community Historical Society


    115 North Broadway, Alden, MN 56009

  • Helena Township Historical Society


    10670 Coy Street, Alden, MI 49612

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Rapid River 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 Rapid River Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Rapid River Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Alden Depot Museum   (2) Custer Township Hall   (3) Helena Township Library   (4) South Torch Lake Fire Station  

Cemetery


(1) Chapman Cemetery   (2) Fairview Cemetery   (3) Helena Township Cemetery   (4) Westwood Cemetery  

Census


(1) Alden Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Alden United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Custer   (2) Township Of Helena   (3) Township Of Rapid River  

Lake


(1) Bates Lake   (2) Browning Lake   (3) Finn Lake   (4) Green Lake   (5) Henry Lake   (6) Lake Arthur   (7) Lake Of The Woods   (8) Mayville Lake   (9) Mud Lake   (10) Smith Lake  

Locale


(1) Alden Station Historical   (2) Chain-o-lakes Campground   (3) Comfort Station Historical   (4) Day School   (5) Lannin School   (6) Miller School   (7) Rapid River Campground And Cabins   (8) Valleau Landing  

Park


(1) Alden Depot Park   (2) Custer Township Park   (3) Helena Township Park  

Populated Place


(1) Alden  

Post Office


(1) Alden Post Office  

Stream


(1) Cold Creek   (2) Crow Creek   (3) Finch Creek   (4) Grass River   (5) Saloon Creek   (6) Spencer Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Rapid River Township, Michigan

49612 (pop. 1,101)


Cities Nearby Rapid River Township, Michigan

Kalkaska Village, MI  (pop. 2,334) 5.7 Miles
Kalkaska Township, MI  (pop. 4,873) 6.0 Miles
Clearwater Township, MI  (pop. 2,832) 6.2 Miles
Coldsprings Township, MI  (pop. 1,344) 6.7 Miles
Custer Township, MI  (pop. 1,073) 7.3 Miles
Helena Township, MI  (pop. 948) 7.6 Miles
Mancelona Village, MI  (pop. 1,488) 7.7 Miles
Excelsior Township, MI  (pop. 891) 8.6 Miles
Mancelona Township, MI  (pop. 4,377) 10.6 Miles
Kearney Township, MI  (pop. 1,935) 11.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Rapid River Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Rapid River Township, Michigan is 1,060.0 ft. (323.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Rapid River Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.815271 N        Long: -85.157317 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 20   (4.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 13   (3.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 24   (5.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 47   (11.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 53   (12.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 50   (11.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 49   (11.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 46   (11.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 17   (4.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10   (2.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 16   (3.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 39   (9.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 29   (6.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 328

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 61

In 3-person carpool : 3

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 3

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 2

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 4

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 3

Other means : 12

Worked at home : 10


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 10

5 to 9 minutes : 52

10 to 14 minutes : 71

15 to 19 minutes : 62

20 to 24 minutes : 37

25 to 29 minutes : 19

30 to 34 minutes : 14

35 to 39 minutes : 15

40 to 44 minutes : 27

45 to 59 minutes : 46

60 to 89 minutes : 37

90 or more minutes : 26


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 163

No Social Security income : 306


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 97

No retirement income : 372


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 23

$15,000 to $19,999 : 31

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 14

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 14

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 30

$60,000 to $74,999 : 28

$75,000 to $99,999 : 29

$100,000 to $124,999 : 22

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $38,750


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Rapid River Township, Michigan

  • WJNL (1210 AM; 50.0 kW; Kingsley, MI; Owner: Stone Communications, Inc)
  • WGRY (1230 AM; 0.75 kW; Grayling, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 50.0 kW; Bay Shore, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WLJN (1400 AM; 0.64 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Elk Rapids, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Mancelona, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • NEW (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Barbara Lynch)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 50.0 kW; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Rapid River Township, Michigan

  • WICV (100.9 FM; East Jordan, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Great Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WMKC (102.9 FM; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • 941019MA (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • 941020MB (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media Inc)
  • 941020MF (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Salija Bokram/michael J. St. Cyr)
  • 941020MH (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: The Macdonald Broadcasting Company)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MI (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wtcm Radio, Inc.)
  • 941020MN (104.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; East Jordan, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WSRT (106.7 FM; Elmira, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Gaylord, Inc.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WCZW (107.9 FM; Bay Shore, MI; Owner: Wccw Radio, Inc.)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Grace Baptist Church)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Lake Leelanau, MI; Owner: Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northwestern Michigan College)
  • WTCK (90.9 FM; East Jordan, MI; Owner: Baraga Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Interlochen Center For The Arts)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; Fife Lake, MI; Owner: Wkjf Radio, Inc.)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; Traverse City, MI; Owner: Northern Michigan Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (95.3 FM; Waters, MI; Owner: Darby Advertising, Inc.)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; Rapid City, MI; Owner: Northern Radio Of Michigan, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Rapid River Township, Michigan

  • WGTU (Channel 29; Kalkaska, MI; Owner: Mtc License Llc)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; Boyne Falls, MI; Owner: Cadillac Telecasting Co.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Rapid River Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 32  (14.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 28  (12.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 37  (16.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 57  (25.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 31  (14.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (21.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 87  (40.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 22 Farms In Rapid River Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Rapid River Township, Michigan

Alden State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $168.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Rapid River Township, Michigan

  • Antrim County


    (about 11.9 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 21.4 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Gaylord Regional


    (about 26.3 miles in Gaylord, Michigan; Airport Code: GLR)

  • Boyne Mountain


    (about 26.8 miles in Boyne City, Michigan; Airport Code: MI5)

  • Charlevoix Municipal


    (about 34.3 miles in Bay Shore, Michigan; Airport Code: CVX)

  • Wexford County


    (about 39.4 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Harbor Springs Airport


    (about 43.8 miles in Conway, Michigan; Airport Code: RQR)

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 52.9 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County


    (about 55.1 miles in Pellston, Michigan; Airport Code: PLN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Rapid River Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.22%

Carpooled

12.82%

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

0.93%

Other Means

0.93%

Worked At Home

2.10%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 216

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 25

Female householder, no husband present : 67

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 131

Householder not living alone : 30


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 21

All other households : 444


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 212

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 38

Renter-occupied housing units : 29

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 127

Renter-occupied housing units : 34


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 53

$15,000 to $19,999 : 50

$20,000 to $24,999 : 34

$25,000 to $29,999 : 44

$30,000 to $34,999 : 28

$35,000 to $39,999 : 34

$40,000 to $44,999 : 14

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 53

$60,000 to $74,999 : 46

$75,000 to $99,999 : 36

$100,000 to $124,999 : 22

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Total : 641


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 469

Vacant : 172


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 10

Built 2000 to 2004 : 62

Built 1990 to 1999 : 167

Built 1980 to 1989 : 84

Built 1970 to 1979 : 221

Built 1960 to 1969 : 21

Built 1950 to 1959 : 25

Built 1940 to 1949 : 24

Built 1939 or earlier : 27


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 41

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 271

Electricity : 22

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 18

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 114

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 5

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $69,999 : 40

$70,000 to $79,999 : 17

$80,000 to $89,999 : 43

$90,000 to $99,999 : 26

$100,000 to $124,999 : 78

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $174,999 : 37

$175,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 2

$300,000 to $399,999 : 7

$400,000 to $499,999 : 11

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Rapid River 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 : 9

Home equity loan only : 33

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 8

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 209

Housing units without a mortgage : 143


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Rapid River Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $182,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $142,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $97,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $82,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $83,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $118,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $93,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $166,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Rapid River Township, Michigan: 67.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Rapid River Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Rapid River Township, MI): $37,857
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Rapid River Township): $73,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Rapid River Township): $435
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Rapid River Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 3.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 78.9%
Electricity: 0.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 6.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 10.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
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 Rapid River Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Rapid River Township, Michigan

Mercy Amicare


     Address: 201 Meadows Drive, Suite A, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/25/1992

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


     Address: 220 West Garfield, Charlevoix, Michigan 49720
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/24/1967

Munson Home Care


     Address: 550 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mercy Amicare Homecare


     Address: 7985 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/29/1986

Vitalcare, Inc.


     Address: 761 Lafayette Ave, Cheboygan, Michigan 49721
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/10/1984

Hospitals Close To Rapid River Township, Michigan

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


     Address: 1100 E Michigan Ave, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Otsego Memorial Hospital


     Address: 825 N Center Ave, Gaylord, Michigan 49735
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Northern Michigan Regional Hospital


     Address: 416 Connable Ave, Petoskey, Michigan 49770
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


     Address: 400 Hobart St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Rapid River Township, Michigan

Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility


     Address: 4543 South M-88 Highway, Bellaire, Michigan 49615
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Kalkaska Memorial Health Center


     Address: 419 S Coral St, Kalkaska, Michigan 49646
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Grandvue Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1728 S Peninsula Road, East Jordan, Michigan 49727
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Mercy Hospital- Grayling Ltcu


     Address: 1100 Michigan Ave, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 37
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Grayling Nursing & Rehab Community


     Address: 331 Meadows Drive, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Rapid River Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 123 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Rapid River Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 240
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Kalkaska County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.05%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.67%
  • Other 1.28%



(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 Rapid River Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Kalkaska County, MI

7.97 % of Kalkaska County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,455

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 1.78 % ($28,929 AGI )
  • Antrim County , MI 1.03 % ($23,015 AGI )
  • Wayne County , MI 0.36 % ($50,391 AGI )

Relocation away from Kalkaska County, MI

7.27 % of Kalkaska 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 $28,306

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.16 % ($28,096 AGI )
  • Antrim County , MI 0.87 % ($22,145 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.27 % ($24,706 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 Rapid River 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 Rapid River 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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