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Demographics Analysis

The people of Roscommon 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
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 108

5 to 9 years : 142

10 to 14 years : 119

15 to 17 years : 141

18 and 19 years : 73

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 47

25 to 29 years : 76

30 to 34 years : 136

35 to 39 years : 66

40 to 44 years : 157

45 to 49 years : 168

50 to 54 years : 240

55 to 59 years : 120

60 and 61 years : 102

62 to 64 years : 51

65 and 66 years : 27

67 to 69 years : 62

70 to 74 years : 108

75 to 79 years : 67

80 to 84 years : 88

85 years and over : 5

Female:

Under 5 years : 78

5 to 9 years : 85

10 to 14 years : 120

15 to 17 years : 48

18 and 19 years : 90

20 years : 19

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 59

25 to 29 years : 76

30 to 34 years : 83

35 to 39 years : 107

40 to 44 years : 112

45 to 49 years : 201

50 to 54 years : 176

55 to 59 years : 138

60 and 61 years : 58

62 to 64 years : 115

65 and 66 years : 46

67 to 69 years : 131

70 to 74 years : 67

75 to 79 years : 73

80 to 84 years : 135

85 years and over : 31


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,911

Multiple ancestry : 1,646

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 8

Ancestry not reported : 598


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,141

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 12

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 186

5 to 17 years : 655

18 to 24 years : 300

25 to 34 years : 371

35 to 44 years : 442

45 to 54 years : 785

55 to 59 years : 258

60 and 61 years : 160

62 to 64 years : 166

65 to 74 years : 441

75 years and over : 399

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 186

5 to 17 years : 625

18 to 24 years : 258

25 to 34 years : 338

35 to 44 years : 374

45 to 54 years : 594

55 to 59 years : 235

60 and 61 years : 128

62 to 64 years : 151

65 to 74 years : 340

75 years and over : 300

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 30

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 33

35 to 44 years : 68

45 to 54 years : 181

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 101

75 years and over : 99

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 12

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 : 10

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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,789

Female : 1,740

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 292

Female : 320

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 12

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 3,512

Born in other state in the United States : 612

Native: born outside the United States : 12

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 729

Now married, except separated : 1,519

Divorced : 354

Separated : 25

Widowed : 259

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 67

Now married, except separated : 302

Divorced : 160

Separated : 0

Widowed : 74

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 12

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,939

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

German:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • German: 917   (21.6%)
  • English: 593   (14.0%)
  • Irish: 512   (12.1%)
  • Polish: 341   (8.0%)
  • United States Or American: 330   (7.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 325   (7.7%)
  • Other Groups: 220   (5.2%)
  • Dutch: 183   (4.3%)
  • Italian: 127   (3.0%)
  • Scottish: 117   (2.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 85   (2.0%)
  • Swedish: 77   (1.8%)
  • Norwegian: 61   (1.4%)
  • French Canadian: 59   (1.4%)
  • Hungarian: 45   (1.1%)
  • Canadian: 35   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 28   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 26   (0.6%)
  • Belgian: 24   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 24   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 23   (0.5%)
  • British: 19   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 13   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 12   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 10   (0.2%)
  • European: 8   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 7   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Roscommon Township, Michigan is 4,163



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Roscommon Township, Michigan: 2,103
Female Population in Roscommon Township, Michigan: 2,060


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Roscommon Township, Michigan: 44.8
Median Female Resident Age in Roscommon Township, Michigan: 48.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Roscommon Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

49.1

Male

48.5

Female

49.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

18.5

Male

23.5

Female

16.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.8

Male

46.2

Female

23.0

Asian


Both sexes

50.5

Male

29.5

Female

54.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

46.5

Male

0.0

Female

46.5

Other


Both sexes

15.5

Male

0.0

Female

15.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.0

Male

26.5

Female

21.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.5

Male

43.8

Female

21.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.2

Male

48.5

Female

49.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Roscommon Township, Michigan


  • White: 4,146
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 17



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.51%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 25   (1.81%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 70   (5.08%)
  • 9th Grade: 41   (2.98%)
  • 10th Grade: 100   (7.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 31   (2.25%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 49   (3.56%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 623   (45.21%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 103   (7.47%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 177   (12.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 61   (4.43%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 46   (3.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 37   (2.69%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (0.58%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 24   (1.58%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.39%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 44   (2.9%)
  • 9th Grade: 43   (2.83%)
  • 10th Grade: 69   (4.54%)
  • 11th Grade: 73   (4.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 47   (3.09%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 749   (49.31%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 134   (8.82%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 153   (10.07%)
  • Associate Degree: 97   (6.39%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 45   (2.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (1.38%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (0.53%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.39%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • Houghton Lake Community Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 6001 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2000, Students: 1,997 )

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

  • Houghton Lake Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 4441 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2016, Students: 448 )

  • Collins Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 4451 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2023, Students: 359 )

  • Houghton Lake Adult Education


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 179 Cloverleaf Lane, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 422-6161, Students: 80 )

  • Second Chance Academy


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 6001 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2000, Students: 20 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • Houghton Lake High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 4433 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, Phone: (989) 366-2005, Students: 655 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • Houghton Lake Institute Of Cosmetology Llc


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 16; Location: 921 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI 48629, )

Public Libraries (Central) In Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • Houghton Lake Public Library


    4431 West Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Roscommon Township, Michigan


  • Houghton Lake Area Historical Society Inc


    1701 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Roscommon Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport  

Building


(1) Markey Township Fire And Emergency Medical Services Department   (2) Markey Township Hall   (3) Roscommon Township Fire Department  

Cape


(1) Songers Point  

Cemetery


(1) Prudenville Cemetery   (2) Roscommon Township Cemetery  

Census


(1) Houghton Lake Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Church On The Lakes Free Methodist Church   (2) Faith Community Church   (3) Houghton Lake Church Of Christ   (4) Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church   (5) Saint Johns Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Roscommon  

Hospital


(1) King Nursing Center   (2) Mercy Family Care  

Lake


(1) Barney Lake   (2) Grass Lake   (3) Houghton Lake   (4) Lake Co-be-ac   (5) Lost Lakes   (6) Pup Lake  

Locale


(1) Anderson School   (2) Camp Co Be Ac   (3) Heights Marina   (4) Houghton Lake Rest Area   (5) Nokomis Camp   (6) Pineview Highlands Golf Course   (7) Wooded Acres Family Campground  

Park


(1) Markey Park  

Populated Place


(1) Houghton Lake   (2) Loxley  

Post Office


(1) Houghton Lake Post Office   (2) Loxley Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Wraco Lodge Lake  

School


(1) Collins Elementary School   (2) Houghton Lake High School   (3) Houghton Lake Middle School  

Stream


(1) Backus Creek   (2) East Branch Wolf Creek   (3) Pup Creek   (4) The Cut  

Tower


(1) Houghton Lake Lookout Tower   (2) Whgr-am Houghton Lake   (3) Wups-fm Houghton Lake  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Roscommon Township, Michigan

48629 (pop. 7,635)


Cities Nearby Roscommon Township, Michigan

Houghton Lake Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,633) 4.4 Miles
Denton Township, MI  (pop. 5,500) 4.7 Miles
Prudenville Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,497) 5.0 Miles
Backus Township, MI  (pop. 295) 8.0 Miles
Franklin Township, MI  (pop. 746) 8.4 Miles
Holland Township, MI  (pop. 148) 10.0 Miles
Frost Township, MI  (pop. 1,304) 10.3 Miles
Markey Township, MI  (pop. 2,621) 10.3 Miles
Butterfield Township, MI  (pop. 555) 10.8 Miles
Nester Township, MI  (pop. 230) 11.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Roscommon Township, Michigan

989



Elevation in Roscommon Township, Michigan is 1,145.0 ft. (349.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Roscommon Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.241654 N        Long: -84.716339 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 55   (3.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 27   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 29   (2.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 94   (6.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 78   (5.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 115   (7.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 311   (21.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 197   (13.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 118   (8.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 108   (7.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 42   (2.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 33   (2.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 129   (8.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 131   (8.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 949

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 166

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 12

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 87


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 111

5 to 9 minutes : 269

10 to 14 minutes : 172

15 to 19 minutes : 107

20 to 24 minutes : 33

25 to 29 minutes : 57

30 to 34 minutes : 162

35 to 39 minutes : 21

40 to 44 minutes : 18

45 to 59 minutes : 45

60 to 89 minutes : 102

90 or more minutes : 30


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 800

No Social Security income : 991


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 604

No retirement income : 1,187


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 55

$10,000 to $14,999 : 89

$15,000 to $19,999 : 72

$20,000 to $24,999 : 75

$25,000 to $29,999 : 74

$30,000 to $34,999 : 72

$35,000 to $39,999 : 144

$40,000 to $44,999 : 106

$45,000 to $49,999 : 45

$50,000 to $59,999 : 78

$60,000 to $74,999 : 112

$75,000 to $99,999 : 98

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $38,428


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • WGRY (1230 AM; 0.75 kW; Grayling, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WGDN (1350 AM; 0.25 kW; Beaverton, MI; Owner: Apple Broadcasting Company, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • WGRY-FM (100.3 FM; Roscommon, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting System's, Inc.)
  • WQON (101.1 FM; Roscommon, MI; Owner: Gannon Broadcasting Systems, Inc)
  • WGDN-FM (103.1 FM; Beaverton, MI; Owner: Apple Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WAIR (104.9 FM; Mc Bain, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WBMI (105.5 FM; West Branch, MI; Owner: Independent Television Productions Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • WEJC (88.3 FM; Beaverton, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: The Country King, Incorporated)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WMRX-FM (97.7 FM; Beaverton, MI; Owner: Steel Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; Houghton Lake, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • WGTU (Channel 29; Kalkaska, MI; Owner: Mtc License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Roscommon Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 116  (15.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 115  (15.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 174  (23.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 183  (24.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 220  (26.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 270  (32.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 282  (34.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 24  (2.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 17 Farms In Roscommon Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Roscommon Township, Michigan

Chemical Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 158

Northwestern Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $848.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Roscommon Township, Michigan

  • Gladwin Zettel Memorial


    (about 22.4 miles in Beaverton, Michigan; Airport Code: GDW)

  • Wexford County


    (about 34.9 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 42.9 miles in Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Airport Code: MOP)

  • Miller Field


    (about 46.5 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 53.1 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Gaylord Regional


    (about 53.4 miles in Gaylord, Michigan; Airport Code: GLR)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 54.9 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Antrim County


    (about 56.6 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • MBS International


    (about 58.4 miles in Freeland, Michigan; Airport Code: MBS)

  • Tri City


    (about 58.4 miles in Freeland, Michigan; Airport Code: MBS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Roscommon Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.09%

Carpooled

16.36%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.52%

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

1.52%

Other Means

1.66%

Worked At Home

2.85%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 891

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 92

Female householder, no husband present : 96

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 572

Householder not living alone : 140


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 172

Female householder and female partner : 7

Female householder and male partner : 32

All other households : 1,580


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 835

Renter-occupied housing units : 56

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 92

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 50

Renter-occupied housing units : 46

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 542

Renter-occupied housing units : 170


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 271

$10,000 to $14,999 : 151

$15,000 to $19,999 : 128

$20,000 to $24,999 : 106

$25,000 to $29,999 : 255

$30,000 to $34,999 : 115

$35,000 to $39,999 : 171

$40,000 to $44,999 : 133

$45,000 to $49,999 : 61

$50,000 to $59,999 : 99

$60,000 to $74,999 : 132

$75,000 to $99,999 : 110

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Total : 2,816


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,791

Vacant : 1,025


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 26

Built 2000 to 2004 : 338

Built 1990 to 1999 : 484

Built 1980 to 1989 : 176

Built 1970 to 1979 : 729

Built 1960 to 1969 : 245

Built 1950 to 1959 : 189

Built 1940 to 1949 : 250

Built 1939 or earlier : 379


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,145

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 456

Electricity : 55

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 135

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Roscommon Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 51

$35,000 to $39,999 : 28

$40,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 112

$60,000 to $69,999 : 107

$70,000 to $79,999 : 124

$80,000 to $89,999 : 91

$90,000 to $99,999 : 110

$100,000 to $124,999 : 185

$125,000 to $149,999 : 196

$150,000 to $174,999 : 115

$175,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 to $249,999 : 112

$250,000 to $299,999 : 77

$300,000 to $399,999 : 19

$400,000 to $499,999 : 26

$500,000 to $749,999 : 82

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Roscommon 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 165

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 7

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 710

Housing units without a mortgage : 637


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $129,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $139,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $127,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $74,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $96,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $73,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $108,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $100,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $209,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Roscommon Township, Michigan: 63.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Roscommon Township, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 65.22%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 34.78%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Roscommon 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 128 128 $11,044,602
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

128 128 $11,044,602
2000        
  Single Family 235 235 $17,200,023
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

235 235 $17,200,023
2001        
  Single Family 167 167 $12,309,806
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

167 167 $12,309,806
2002        
  Single Family 214 214 $17,073,470
  Two Family 0 0 $25,000
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $300,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

218 230 $17,398,470
2003        
  Single Family 204 204 $17,250,605
  Two Family 1 2 $14,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

205 206 $17,264,605
2004        
  Single Family 147 147 $13,886,008
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

147 147 $13,886,008
2005        
  Single Family 83 83 $10,692,878
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

83 83 $10,692,878
2006        
  Single Family 69 69 $7,735,470
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

69 69 $7,735,470


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Roscommon Township, MI): $28,805
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Roscommon Township): $71,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Roscommon Township): $423
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Roscommon Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 55.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 36.9%
Electricity: 4.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 Roscommon Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Roscommon Township, Michigan

Heartland Home Care Inc. Midla


     Address: 417 West Houghton Avenue, Suite E, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/11/1997

Unity Home Health Care, Llc


     Address: 575 Court Street Suite C, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/31/2006

District Health Dept No 2


     Address: 630 Progress Street, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/1/1968

Mercy Amicare


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

Mercy Amicare Homecare


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

Hospitals Close To Roscommon Township, Michigan

Midmichigan Medical Center-gladwin


     Address: 515 Quarter Street, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

West Branch Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2463 South M-30, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Midmichigan Medical Center-clare


     Address: 703 N Mcewan St, Clare, Michigan 48617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


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

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


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

Nursing Homes Close To Roscommon Township, Michigan

King Nursing & Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 2280 Tower Hill Rd, Houghton Lake, Michigan 48629
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Gladwin Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 3270 Pratt Lake Rd, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Midmichigan Gladwin Pines Nh


     Address: 449 Quarter Street, Gladwin, Michigan 48624
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Hilltop Manor Health Care Center


     Address: 1290 E Michigan Hwy, Roscommon, Michigan 48653
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Autumnwood Of Mcbain


     Address: 220 Hughston St, Mc Bain, Michigan 49657
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 76%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Roscommon Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 143 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Roscommon Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 1,750
    Disabled Workers: 395
    Widowers Workers: 185
    Spouses Workers: 175
    Children Workers: 125


(updated 2007)



Roscommon County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.43%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.28%
  • Other 1.29%



(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 Roscommon Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Roscommon County, MI

7.25 % of Roscommon County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $43,268

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Wayne County , MI 0.66 % ($46,797 AGI )
  • Genesee County , MI 0.63 % ($48,361 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.54 % ($89,365 AGI )

Relocation away from Roscommon County, MI

6.73 % of Roscommon 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 $27,817

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Oakland County , MI 0.39 % ($32,158 AGI )
  • Crawford County , MI 0.38 % ($22,703 AGI )
  • Ogemaw County , MI 0.30 % ($17,586 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 Roscommon 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 Roscommon 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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