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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ross 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
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 87

5 to 9 years : 187

10 to 14 years : 229

15 to 17 years : 113

18 and 19 years : 50

20 years : 16

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 107

25 to 29 years : 39

30 to 34 years : 87

35 to 39 years : 109

40 to 44 years : 242

45 to 49 years : 201

50 to 54 years : 295

55 to 59 years : 242

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 116

65 and 66 years : 114

67 to 69 years : 74

70 to 74 years : 122

75 to 79 years : 65

80 to 84 years : 63

85 years and over : 14

Female:

Under 5 years : 154

5 to 9 years : 31

10 to 14 years : 208

15 to 17 years : 51

18 and 19 years : 58

20 years : 80

21 years : 29

22 to 24 years : 14

25 to 29 years : 53

30 to 34 years : 72

35 to 39 years : 187

40 to 44 years : 170

45 to 49 years : 267

50 to 54 years : 256

55 to 59 years : 212

60 and 61 years : 69

62 to 64 years : 99

65 and 66 years : 75

67 to 69 years : 140

70 to 74 years : 101

75 to 79 years : 116

80 to 84 years : 72

85 years and over : 109


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,363

Multiple ancestry : 2,385

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 95

Ancestry not reported : 418


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,096

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 34

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 58

Not a U.S. citizen : 73


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 241

5 to 17 years : 819

18 to 24 years : 359

25 to 34 years : 251

35 to 44 years : 708

45 to 54 years : 1,019

55 to 59 years : 454

60 and 61 years : 130

62 to 64 years : 215

65 to 74 years : 626

75 years and over : 439

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 203

5 to 17 years : 706

18 to 24 years : 359

25 to 34 years : 156

35 to 44 years : 486

45 to 54 years : 758

55 to 59 years : 234

60 and 61 years : 111

62 to 64 years : 128

65 to 74 years : 455

75 years and over : 322

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 17 years : 113

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 70

35 to 44 years : 179

45 to 54 years : 261

55 to 59 years : 158

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 66

65 to 74 years : 171

75 years and over : 103

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 18

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 : 9

35 to 44 years : 43

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 21

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,018

Female : 1,900

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 535

Female : 643

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 16

Female : 18

Foreign born:

Male : 69

Female : 62


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 3,726

Born in other state in the United States : 1,112

Native: born outside the United States : 34

Foreign born : 87


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 608

Now married, except separated : 1,898

Divorced : 334

Separated : 60

Widowed : 240

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 84

Now married, except separated : 868

Divorced : 43

Separated : 0

Widowed : 65

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 34

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 108

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,796

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 74

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 35

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 15


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ross Township, Michigan

  • German: 1,314   (22.6%)
  • English: 1,037   (17.8%)
  • Irish: 752   (12.9%)
  • Dutch: 529   (9.1%)
  • Other Groups: 344   (5.9%)
  • United States Or American: 310   (5.3%)
  • Polish: 250   (4.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 242   (4.2%)
  • Scottish: 214   (3.7%)
  • European: 119   (2.0%)
  • Italian: 104   (1.8%)
  • French Canadian: 97   (1.7%)
  • Swedish: 83   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 63   (1.1%)
  • Norwegian: 57   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 47   (0.8%)
  • Austrian: 32   (0.5%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 29   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 25   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 24   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 18   (0.3%)
  • British: 18   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 17   (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 14   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 14   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 9   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Maltese: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 7   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 5   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 2   (0.0%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ross Township, Michigan is 5,261



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ross Township, Michigan: 2,638
Female Population in Ross Township, Michigan: 2,623


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ross Township, Michigan: 47.1
Median Female Resident Age in Ross Township, Michigan: 49.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ross Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

48.3

Male

48.1

Female

48.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

38.5

Male

47.5

Female

16.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

46.3

Male

42.5

Female

53.5

Asian


Both sexes

27.5

Male

36.5

Female

20.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

18.5

Male

0.0

Female

18.5

Other


Both sexes

32.0

Male

32.0

Female

33.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.2

Male

15.6

Female

24.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.5

Male

24.0

Female

32.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.5

Male

48.4

Female

48.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Ross Township, Michigan


  • White: 4,959
  • African American: 28
  • American Indian: 10
  • Asian: 78
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 5
  • Two or More Races: 181



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.12%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.23%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (0.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (1.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 17   (0.98%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (1.55%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (1.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (1.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 426   (24.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 118   (6.79%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 316   (18.19%)
  • Associate Degree: 139   (8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 431   (24.81%)
  • Master's Degree: 95   (5.47%)
  • Professional School Degree: 47   (2.71%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 34   (1.96%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.28%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.22%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 3   (0.17%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (0.33%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (1.05%)
  • 11th Grade: 47   (2.59%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 23   (1.27%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 480   (26.46%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 205   (11.3%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 290   (15.99%)
  • Associate Degree: 210   (11.58%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 336   (18.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 170   (9.37%)
  • Professional School Degree: 14   (0.77%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.11%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Galesburg-augusta Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 750 W. Van Buren Street, Augusta, MI 49012, Phone: (269) 484-2020, Students: 279 )

  • Galesburg-augusta Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 600 W. Michigan Avenue, Augusta, MI 49012, Phone: (269) 484-2030, Students: 175 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Ross Township, Michigan

  • Augusta-ross Township District Library


    105 South Webster Street, Augusta, MI 49012

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ross Township, Michigan


  • Augusta Area Historical Society


    Po Box 476, Augusta, MT 59410

  • Augusta Cotton Exchange Museum Inc


    32 Eighth St, Augusta, GA 30901

  • Augusta Historical Society


    303 State St, Augusta, KS 67010
    http://www.augustahistoricalsociety.net

  • Augusta International Raceway Preservation Society


    Po Box 212248, Augusta, GA 30907

  • Augusta Museum Of History Inc


    560 Reynolds St, Augusta, GA 30901
    http://augustamuseum.org

  • Augusta Richmond County Historical Society


    2500 Walton Way 10, Augusta, GA 30904

  • Augusta State University


    2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904
    http://www.georgia.gov

  • Boshears Memorial Fly-in Inc


    1775 Highland Ave, Augusta, GA 30904

  • Broad Street Artists Row


    1006 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901

  • C. N. James Cabin


    305 State St, Augusta, KS 67010

  • Ezekiel Harris Historic House


    1840 Broad St, Augusta, GA 30904

  • Ezekiel Harris House


    560 Reynolds Street, Augusta, GA 30901

  • Fore Augusta Foundation Inc


    3165 Damascus Rd, Augusta, GA 30909

  • Fort Custer Historical Society Inc


    2501 26th Street, Augusta, MI 49012

  • Fort Discovery


    1 7th St, Augusta, GA 30901
    http://www.nscdiscovery.org

  • Friends For A Heritage Center At Mill Park Inc


    153 Blueberry Hill Lane, Augusta, ME 04330

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Ross Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Custer Main Heliport  

Building


(1) Augusta - Ross Township Fire Department   (2) Augusta Police Department   (3) Augusta Village Hall   (4) Bedford Township Police Department   (5) Charter Township Of Bedford Fire Department Station 2   (6) Department Of Veterans Affairs Fire Department   (7) Mckay S Memorial Library  

Cemetery


(1) Augusta Cemetery   (2) Day Cemetery   (3) Fort Custer National Cemetery   (4) Hamilton Cemetery   (5) Post Cemetery   (6) Stony Lake Cemetery   (7) Yorkville Cemetery  

Census


(1) Level Park-oak Park Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Augusta Fellowship United Methodist Church   (2) Bible Baptist Church   (3) Day Bible Church   (4) Gull Lake Bible Church   (5) Saint Ann Catholic Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Ross   (2) Village Of Augusta  

Forest


(1) W K Kellogg Experimental Forest  

Hospital


(1) Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center   (2) Suburban Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Eagle Lake   (2) Graham Lake   (3) Hamilton Lake   (4) Howe Lake   (5) Kirby Lake   (6) Pickliss Lake   (7) Pond Lily Lake   (8) Sherman Lake   (9) Stony Lake  

Locale


(1) Augusta Station   (2) Ben Johnson Boy Scout Camp   (3) Gull Lake View Golf Course   (4) Maple Hills Golf Course   (5) Shady Bend Campground   (6) Stonehedge Golf Course   (7) Yorkville Station Historical  

Park


(1) Fort Custer State Park   (2) Island Park   (3) Park Theatre Historical Marker   (4) Veterans Hospital Number 100 Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Augusta   (2) Gull Lake   (3) Level Park   (4) Midland Park   (5) South Gull Lake   (6) Yorkville  

Post Office


(1) Augusta Post Office   (2) Bedford Station Post Office Historical   (3) Gaskill Post Office Historical   (4) Yorkville Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Galesburg-augusta Intermediate School   (2) Galesburg-augusta Middle School   (3) Kirby School  

Stream


(1) Augusta Creek   (2) Sevenmile Creek   (3) Spring Brook   (4) Wabascon Creek  

Tower


(1) Wkfr-fm Battle Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ross Township, Michigan

49012 (pop. 3,500)


Cities Nearby Ross Township, Michigan

Ross Township, MI  (pop. 5,261) 0.0 Miles
Augusta Village, MI  (pop. 990) 2.2 Miles
South Gull Lake Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,609) 2.3 Miles
Richland Village, MI  (pop. 573) 4.8 Miles
Level Park-oak Park Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,513) 5.4 Miles
Richland Township, MI  (pop. 6,527) 5.5 Miles
Charleston Township, MI  (pop. 1,909) 5.8 Miles
Galesburg City, MI  (pop. 1,745) 6.0 Miles
Bedford Township, MI  (pop. 30,998) 6.4 Miles
Greater Galesburg Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,964) 6.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ross Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Ross Township, Michigan is 909.0 ft. (277.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ross Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.365974 N        Long: -85.363284 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 58   (2.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 35   (1.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 92   (3.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 208   (8.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 270   (11.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 362   (15.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 445   (19.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 261   (11.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 120   (5.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 118   (5.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 56   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 12   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 175   (7.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 134   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,175

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 126

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 35

Walked : 45

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 131


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 132

5 to 9 minutes : 199

10 to 14 minutes : 282

15 to 19 minutes : 330

20 to 24 minutes : 528

25 to 29 minutes : 312

30 to 34 minutes : 394

35 to 39 minutes : 79

40 to 44 minutes : 49

45 to 59 minutes : 39

60 to 89 minutes : 7

90 or more minutes : 30


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 792

No Social Security income : 1,320


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 481

No retirement income : 1,631


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 76

$20,000 to $24,999 : 34

$25,000 to $29,999 : 38

$30,000 to $34,999 : 54

$35,000 to $39,999 : 33

$40,000 to $44,999 : 46

$45,000 to $49,999 : 57

$50,000 to $59,999 : 125

$60,000 to $74,999 : 220

$75,000 to $99,999 : 211

$100,000 to $124,999 : 203

$125,000 to $149,999 : 121

$150,000 to $199,999 : 174

$200,000 or more : 158


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $81,765


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Ross Township, Michigan

  • WBCH (1220 AM; 0.25 kW; Hastings, MI; Owner: Barry Broadcasting Co.)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5.0 kW; Charlotte, MI; Owner: Christian Broadcasting System, Ltd.)
  • WBFN (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Kalamazoo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; 4.1 kW; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Otsego, MI; Owner: Vintage Radio Enterprises, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Ross Township, Michigan

  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; Hastings, MI; Owner: Barry Broadcasting Co.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Regents Of The University Of Michigan)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Regents Of The University Of Michigan)
  • WBXX (104.9 FM; Marshall, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; Springport, MI; Owner: Rubber City Radio Group)
  • WVFM (106.5 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Bridgebuilders International Leadership Network)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Hastings, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Veritas Communications Corporation)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Dowling, MI; Owner: Lansing Community College)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Woodland, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Holy Family Oratory Of St. Philip Neri)
  • WOCR (89.7 FM; Olivet, MI; Owner: Board Of Trustees/olivet College)
  • WCWB (90.1 FM; Ceresco, MI; Owner: Michiana Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCWB (90.1 FM; Tekonsha, MI; Owner: Michiana Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCFG (90.9 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Centreville, MI; Owner: Family First Radio)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Leonidas, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Mendon, MI; Owner: Vineyard Academy)
  • WTNP (91.9 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; Springport, MI; Owner: Rubber City Radio Group)
  • WBCK-FM (95.3 FM; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WYZO (96.5 FM; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; Tekonsha, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Ross Township, Michigan

  • WXMI (Channel 17; Middleville, MI; Owner: Tribune Television Holdings, Inc.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Freedom Broadcasting Of Michigan Licensee, L.l.c.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, Llc)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; Woodland, MI; Owner: Paxson Battle Creek License, Inc.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; Middleville, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ross Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 470  (33.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 115  (8.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 242  (17.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 234  (16.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 477  (42.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 137  (12.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 402  (36.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 8  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 44 Farms In Ross Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Ross Township, Michigan

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 7.1 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 13.2 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 36.5 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 36.5 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 39.2 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • Tulip City


    (about 45.9 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 46.0 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Reynolds Municipal


    (about 46.7 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Jackson County-Reynolds Field


    (about 46.7 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Capital Region International


    (about 48.7 miles in Lansing, Michigan; Airport Code: LAN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ross Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

87.21%

Carpooled

7.21%

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

0.69%

Other Means

0.41%

Worked At Home

4.48%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,434

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 67

Female householder, no husband present : 89

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 453

Householder not living alone : 69


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 19

Male householder and female partner : 16

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 33

All other households : 2,041


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,343

Renter-occupied housing units : 91

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 54

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 48

Renter-occupied housing units : 41

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 400

Renter-occupied housing units : 122


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 39

$10,000 to $14,999 : 70

$15,000 to $19,999 : 95

$20,000 to $24,999 : 79

$25,000 to $29,999 : 148

$30,000 to $34,999 : 78

$35,000 to $39,999 : 85

$40,000 to $44,999 : 53

$45,000 to $49,999 : 91

$50,000 to $59,999 : 155

$60,000 to $74,999 : 296

$75,000 to $99,999 : 239

$100,000 to $124,999 : 231

$125,000 to $149,999 : 121

$150,000 to $199,999 : 174

$200,000 or more : 158


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Total : 2,535


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 2,112

Vacant : 423


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 15

Built 2000 to 2004 : 167

Built 1990 to 1999 : 236

Built 1980 to 1989 : 297

Built 1970 to 1979 : 228

Built 1960 to 1969 : 321

Built 1950 to 1959 : 305

Built 1940 to 1949 : 315

Built 1939 or earlier : 651


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,521

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 348

Electricity : 60

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 156

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 23

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ross Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 55

$60,000 to $69,999 : 7

$70,000 to $79,999 : 73

$80,000 to $89,999 : 25

$90,000 to $99,999 : 40

$100,000 to $124,999 : 121

$125,000 to $149,999 : 207

$150,000 to $174,999 : 188

$175,000 to $199,999 : 81

$200,000 to $249,999 : 285

$250,000 to $299,999 : 129

$300,000 to $399,999 : 247

$400,000 to $499,999 : 25

$500,000 to $749,999 : 160

$750,000 to $999,999 : 99

$1,000,000 or more : 67


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ross 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 : 42

Home equity loan only : 312

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 861

Housing units without a mortgage : 626


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $279,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $230,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $324,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $220,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $181,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $141,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $137,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $214,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ross Township, Michigan: 71.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Ross Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 42.86%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 57.14%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Ross 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 1 1 $85,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $85,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ross Township, MI): $58,446
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ross Township): $146,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ross Township): $516
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ross Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 66.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 16.3%
Electricity: 5.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 9.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.8%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Ross Township, Michigan

Foundation For Behavioral Resources


     Address: 600 S Lincoln Street, Augusta, Michigan 49012
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/24/2003

Lifespan Visiting Nurse Servic


     Address: 166 East Goodale Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 5401 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/10/1981

Borgess Visiting Nurses


     Address: 348 North Burdick St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Paragon Home Healthcare, Inc


     Address: 5106 Lovers Lane, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/14/2007

Hospitals Close To Ross Township, Michigan

Battle Creek Health System


     Address: 300 North Avenue, Battle Creek, Michigan 49016
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Borgess Medical Center


     Address: 1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49024
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Bronson Methodist Hospital


     Address: 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Bronson Vicksburg Hospital


     Address: 13326 North Boulevard, Vicksburg, Michigan 49097
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Oaklawn Hospital


     Address: 200 N Madison, Marshall, Michigan 49068
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Ross Township, Michigan

Laurels Of Galesburg (the)


     Address: 1080 N 35th St, Galesburg, Michigan 49053
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Evergreen Manor Senior Care Ce


     Address: 111 Evergreen, Battle Creek, Michigan 49015
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Calhoun County Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1150 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49014
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Laurels Of Bedford (the)


     Address: 270 N Bedford Rd, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Mercy Pavilion Of Battle Creek


     Address: 80 N 20th St, Battle Creek, Michigan 49015
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 67
     Percent Occupied: 87%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ross Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 47 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ross Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 450
    Disabled Workers: 60
    Widowers Workers: 45
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Kalamazoo County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 51.31%
  • Bush & Cheney 47.71%
  • Other 0.98%



(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 Ross Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Kalamazoo County, MI

6.66 % of Kalamazoo County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,683

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.22 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $14,144

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Van Buren County , MI 0.67 % ($33,900 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.50 % ($30,944 AGI )
  • Calhoun County , MI 0.50 % ($41,885 AGI )

Relocation away from Kalamazoo County, MI

7.15 % of Kalamazoo 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 $41,323

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $59,818

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Van Buren County , MI 0.67 % ($42,190 AGI )
  • Calhoun County , MI 0.40 % ($34,765 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.39 % ($31,836 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 Ross Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Ross Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $40K --
07/20/2005, 04:09 pm 0 0 $30K --
06/26/2005, 03:29 pm 0 0 $15K --
06/09/2004, 01:10 pm 0 0 $25K --
09/08/2001, 04:10 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/23/2001, 06:21 pm 0 0 $20K --
04/23/2001, 06:08 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/06/2000, 07:50 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/02/2000, 08:32 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/01/2000, 10:05 pm 0 0 $25K --
05/12/2000, 06:45 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/12/1998, 03:45 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/14/1997, 04:05 pm 0 0 $3K --
07/14/1997, 04:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/20/1997, 07:15 pm 0 0 $25K --
04/05/1997, 09:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
         





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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 Ross Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Ross Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
Rape 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
Robbery 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
Assault 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
Burglary 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 221 220 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
Larceny Theft 16 10 4 5 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 n/a
    per 100,000 1,770 1,100 451 571 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 561 n/a
Vehicle Theft 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 112 n/a
Arson 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
5 3 1 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
2 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

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


(updated 2014)



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