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   (County: Arenac County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sims 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
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 8

5 to 9 years : 38

10 to 14 years : 11

15 to 17 years : 7

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 0

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 19

25 to 29 years : 21

30 to 34 years : 33

35 to 39 years : 5

40 to 44 years : 9

45 to 49 years : 31

50 to 54 years : 62

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 36

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 26

70 to 74 years : 48

75 to 79 years : 46

80 to 84 years : 14

85 years and over : 10

Female:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 9 years : 22

10 to 14 years : 41

15 to 17 years : 15

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 3

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 20

25 to 29 years : 32

30 to 34 years : 23

35 to 39 years : 6

40 to 44 years : 23

45 to 49 years : 59

50 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 36

65 and 66 years : 23

67 to 69 years : 29

70 to 74 years : 58

75 to 79 years : 26

80 to 84 years : 13

85 years and over : 7


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 583

Multiple ancestry : 430

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 12

Ancestry not reported : 111


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,111

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 6

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 16

Not a U.S. citizen : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 51

5 to 17 years : 134

18 to 24 years : 74

25 to 34 years : 109

35 to 44 years : 43

45 to 54 years : 186

55 to 59 years : 111

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 72

65 to 74 years : 195

75 years and over : 116

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 126

18 to 24 years : 64

25 to 34 years : 101

35 to 44 years : 27

45 to 54 years : 160

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 63

65 to 74 years : 173

75 years and over : 99

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 13

45 to 54 years : 20

55 to 59 years : 28

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 19

75 years and over : 8

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 6

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 : 3

45 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 465

Female : 505

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 41

Female : 100

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 967

Born in other state in the United States : 136

Native: born outside the United States : 6

Foreign born : 19


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 153

Now married, except separated : 539

Divorced : 59

Separated : 2

Widowed : 73

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 16

Now married, except separated : 71

Divorced : 16

Separated : 0

Widowed : 19

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 16

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,054

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 5


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sims Township, Michigan

  • German: 343   (27.7%)
  • English: 151   (12.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 122   (9.8%)
  • Polish: 106   (8.5%)
  • United States Or American: 99   (8.0%)
  • Irish: 99   (8.0%)
  • French Canadian: 52   (4.2%)
  • Other Groups: 40   (3.2%)
  • Scottish: 39   (3.1%)
  • Dutch: 27   (2.2%)
  • Romanian: 21   (1.7%)
  • Italian: 21   (1.7%)
  • Welsh: 13   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 12   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 10   (0.8%)
  • Lithuanian: 7   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 6   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 6   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.5%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.4%)
  • British: 4   (0.3%)
  • Slavic: 4   (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Maltese: 2   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sims Township, Michigan is 1,136



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sims Township, Michigan: 509
Female Population in Sims Township, Michigan: 627


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sims Township, Michigan: 54.0
Median Female Resident Age in Sims Township, Michigan: 51.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sims Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

58.0

Male

58.4

Female

57.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

37.5

Male

37.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

33.0

Male

38.5

Female

24.5

Asian


Both sexes

34.5

Male

13.5

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.5

Male

18.0

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

52.5

Male

53.5

Female

26.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

58.0

Male

58.5

Female

57.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Sims Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,128
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 6
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 2



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.47%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.93%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (2.33%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (1.86%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (5.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 22   (5.13%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (2.8%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 145   (33.8%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 36   (8.39%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 59   (13.75%)
  • Associate Degree: 23   (5.36%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 49   (11.42%)
  • Master's Degree: 27   (6.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.86%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.47%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.45%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.45%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (1.79%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (1.79%)
  • 10th Grade: 1   (0.22%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (2.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (2.69%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 212   (47.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 38   (8.52%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 63   (14.13%)
  • Associate Degree: 35   (7.85%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30   (6.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (4.71%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.45%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Sims Township, Michigan

  • Au Gres-sims School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 648, Au Gres, MI 48703, Phone: (989) 876-7150, Students: 506 )

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

  • Au Gres-sims Middle And High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: P.o. Box 648, Au Gres, MI 48703, Phone: (989) 876-7157, Students: 289 )

  • Au Gres-sims Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: P.o. Box 648, Au Gres, MI 48703, Phone: (989) 876-7158, Students: 210 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Sims Township, Michigan

  • Au Gres Community Library


    230 North Mackinaw, Au Gres, MI 48703

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sims Township, Michigan


  • Arenac County Historical Society


    Po Box 272, Au Gres, MI 48703

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Sims Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Au Gres Airport  

Bar


(1) Ipperwash Scarp  

Building


(1) Arenac County Emergency Medical Services Au Gres   (2) Arenac County Historical Society Museum   (3) Au Gres - Sims - Whitney Fire Department Au Gres   (4) Au Gres - Sims - Whitney Fire Department Whitney   (5) Au Gres Library   (6) Sims Township Police Department  

Canal


(1) Delano Drain   (2) Dollar Drain   (3) Hemenway Drain   (4) Perrin Drain  

Cape


(1) Point Au Gres   (2) Point Lookout   (3) Whitestone Point  

Cemetery


(1) Indian Burial Ground   (2) Linwood Cemetery   (3) Sims Cemetery   (4) Whitney Sims Cemetery  

Church


(1) Delano Church   (2) Full Gospel Lighthouse Church   (3) Riverside Church   (4) Saint Johns Lutheran Church   (5) Saint Mark Catholic Church   (6) Saint Paul Lutheran Church   (7) Tonkey Road Church   (8) United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Arenac County   (2) City Of Au Gres   (3) Township Of Au Gres   (4) Township Of Sims   (5) Township Of Whitney  

Harbor


(1) Point Lookout Harbor  

Hospital


(1) Au Gres Care Clinic   (2) Au Gres Medical Clinic   (3) Au Gres Saint Joseph Family Clinic  

Island


(1) Charity Island   (2) Gull Island   (3) Little Charity Island  

Lake


(1) Cranberry Lake   (2) Duck Lake   (3) Lost Lake   (4) Mud Lake   (5) Oxbow Lake  

Locale


(1) Au Gres Boat Club   (2) Au Gres State Dock   (3) Au Gres Station Historical   (4) Au Gres Townhall   (5) Brown S Landing Rv Park   (6) Charity Island Light   (7) Ed Wise Fishery   (8) Gravelly Shoal Light   (9) Huron Breeze Golf And Country Club   (10) North Port Marina   (11) Northport Condo Campground   (12) Point Au Gres Marina   (13) Sims Townhall   (14) Singing Bridge Golf Course  

Park


(1) Au Gres City Park   (2) Whitney Township Park  

Populated Place


(1) Au Gres   (2) Birchwood Shores   (3) Delano   (4) Glenwood Beach   (5) Hammell Beach   (6) Harmon City Heights   (7) Huron Heights   (8) Pine Wood Park   (9) Wagner Beach   (10) Whitestone Point  

Post Office


(1) Au Gres Post Office  

School


(1) Au Gres Sims Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Alabaster Whitney Drain   (2) Au Gres River   (3) Baum Drain   (4) Burnt Drain   (5) Chief Creek Drain   (6) De Witt Drain   (7) Dime Drain   (8) Dixie H Drain   (9) East Branch Au Gres River   (10) Geese Drain   (11) Hammell Creek   (12) Laundrie Drain   (13) Marble Drain   (14) Mattison Drain   (15) Old Channel East Branch Au Gres River   (16) Ray Drain   (17) Red Drain   (18) Roberts Drain   (19) Schnitzelbank Creek   (20) Silver Drain   (21) Townline Drain  

Swamp


(1) Au Gres Swamp   (2) Duck Lake Swamp  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sims Township, Michigan

48703 (pop. 3,342)


Cities Nearby Sims Township, Michigan

Sims Township, MI  (pop. 1,136) 0.0 Miles
Au Gres City, MI  (pop. 1,060) 3.4 Miles
Whitney Township, MI  (pop. 966) 3.9 Miles
Au Gres Township, MI  (pop. 907) 4.9 Miles
Turner Township, MI  (pop. 657) 7.6 Miles
Twining Village, MI  (pop. 190) 9.7 Miles
Turner Village, MI  (pop. 150) 9.7 Miles
Alabaster Township, MI  (pop. 528) 10.2 Miles
Omer City, MI  (pop. 343) 11.4 Miles
Arenac Township, MI  (pop. 884) 11.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sims Township, Michigan

989



Elevation in Sims Township, Michigan is 600.0 ft. (183.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sims Township, Michigan

Lat: 44.061074 N        Long: -83.625560 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 8   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 9   (2.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 18   (5.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 41   (12.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 33   (9.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 51   (15.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 57   (16.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 34   (10.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 16   (4.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 17   (5.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 8   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 12   (3.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 32   (9.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 297

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 10

In 3-person carpool : 8

In 4-person carpool : 3

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 : 4

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 3

Walked : 6

Other means : 9

Worked at home : 21


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 15

5 to 9 minutes : 34

10 to 14 minutes : 45

15 to 19 minutes : 24

20 to 24 minutes : 43

25 to 29 minutes : 42

30 to 34 minutes : 46

35 to 39 minutes : 9

40 to 44 minutes : 4

45 to 59 minutes : 24

60 to 89 minutes : 27

90 or more minutes : 27


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 282

No Social Security income : 235


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 256

No retirement income : 261


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 32

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $44,999 : 30

$45,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 42

$60,000 to $74,999 : 74

$75,000 to $99,999 : 43

$100,000 to $124,999 : 38

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $54,609


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sims Township, Michigan

  • WIOS (1480 AM; 1.0 kW; Tawas City, MI; Owner: Carroll Enterprises, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Sims Township, Michigan

  • WYLZ (100.9 FM; Pinconning, MI; Owner: The Last Bastion Station Trust, Llc, As Trustee)
  • WLEW-FM (102.1 FM; Elkton, MI; Owner: Thumb Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSAG (104.1 FM; Kawkawlin, MI; Owner: Macdonald Broadcasting Company)
  • WHST (106.1 FM; Tawas City, MI; Owner: Northern Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • WEJC (88.3 FM; Linwood, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Elkton, MI; Owner: Community Radio, Inc.)
  • WMSD (90.9 FM; Lupton, MI; Owner: Bible Baptist Church School)
  • WZHN (91.3 FM; Tawas City, MI; Owner: Northern Christian Radio Inc.)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Pinconning, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Sterling, MI; Owner: Smile Fm)
  • WKQZ (93.3 FM; Pinconning, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WWCM (96.9 FM; Sterling, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sims Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 49  (24.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 22  (11.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 21  (10.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 45  (22.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 59  (34.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 35  (20.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 59  (34.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 44 Farms In Sims Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sims Township, Michigan

Chemical Bank - 1 Branches


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

Huron Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $186.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sims Township, Michigan

  • Iosco County


    (about 20.1 miles in East Tawas, Michigan; Airport Code: ECA)

  • Wurtsmith AFB


    (about 29.3 miles in Au Sable, Michigan; Airport Code: OSC)

  • Oscoda-Wurtsmith


    (about 29.3 miles in Au Sable, Michigan; Airport Code: OSC)

  • Gladwin Zettel Memorial


    (about 42.6 miles in Beaverton, Michigan; Airport Code: GDW)

  • Tri City


    (about 43.1 miles in Freeland, Michigan; Airport Code: MBS)

  • MBS International


    (about 43.1 miles in Freeland, Michigan; Airport Code: MBS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sims Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.79%

Carpooled

8.08%

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

0.28%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

5.85%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 303

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 25

Female householder, no husband present : 57

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 111

Householder not living alone : 21


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 14

All other households : 486


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 289

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

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 : 36

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 116

Renter-occupied housing units : 16


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 24

$10,000 to $14,999 : 39

$15,000 to $19,999 : 33

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 38

$30,000 to $34,999 : 45

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 38

$45,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 46

$60,000 to $74,999 : 89

$75,000 to $99,999 : 54

$100,000 to $124,999 : 38

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,222


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 517

Vacant : 705


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 38

Built 2000 to 2004 : 77

Built 1990 to 1999 : 192

Built 1980 to 1989 : 140

Built 1970 to 1979 : 291

Built 1960 to 1969 : 96

Built 1950 to 1959 : 167

Built 1940 to 1949 : 83

Built 1939 or earlier : 138


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 375

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 76

Electricity : 23

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 2

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 34

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sims Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 16

$60,000 to $69,999 : 34

$70,000 to $79,999 : 37

$80,000 to $89,999 : 18

$90,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 67

$125,000 to $149,999 : 34

$150,000 to $174,999 : 37

$175,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 to $249,999 : 49

$250,000 to $299,999 : 24

$300,000 to $399,999 : 30

$400,000 to $499,999 : 28

$500,000 to $749,999 : 12

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sims 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 : 3

Home equity loan only : 22

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 177

Housing units without a mortgage : 261


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $119,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $166,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $137,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $158,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $101,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $115,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $216,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $135,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $162,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sims Township, Michigan: 66.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sims 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 17 17 $1,984,844
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,984,844
2000        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,044,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,044,400
2001        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,152,816
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,152,816
2002        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,567,204
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,567,204
2003        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,398,509
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,398,509
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $453,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $453,700
2005        
  Single Family 7 7 $844,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $844,500
2006        
  Single Family 4 4 $522,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $522,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sims Township, MI): $35,703
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sims Township): $102,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sims Township): $497
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sims Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 76.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.3%
Electricity: 5.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
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 Sims Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sims Township, Michigan

St Joseph Home Health & Hospic


     Address: 716 German, Tawas City, Michigan 48764
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 3/2/1984

Alpha Omega Home Health, Llc


     Address: 7039 Main Street, Suite B, Po Box 2006, Caseville, Michigan 48725
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/21/2005

Seasons Change Home Health Car


     Address: 15 South Main, Pigeon, Michigan 48755
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/16/2001

Home Advantage


     Address: 401 Center Avenue Suite 150, Bay City, Michigan 48708
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/9/2005

Bay Visiting Nurse And Hospice


     Address: 3140 West Campus Drive, Bay City, Michigan 48708
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/1/1984

Hospitals Close To Sims Township, Michigan

St Joseph Health System - Tawas


     Address: 200 Hemlock M-55, Tawas City, Michigan 48763
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Bay Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1900 Columbus Ave, Bay City, Michigan 48708
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

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-gladwin


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

Midmichigan Medical Center-midland


     Address: 4005 Orchard Drive, Midland, Michigan 48670
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Sims Township, Michigan

Saint Mary's Standish Community Hospital


     Address: 805 W Cedar, Standish, Michigan 48658
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 33
     Percent Occupied: 75%

Lakeview Manor Healthcare Center


     Address: 408 N Fifth Ave, Tawas City, Michigan 48763
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Iosco Co Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1201 Harris Ave, Tawas City, Michigan 48763
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Tendercare Tawas City


     Address: 400 W North St, Tawas City, Michigan 48763
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 68%

Medilodge Of Sterling, Llc


     Address: 500 School Rd, Sterling, Michigan 48659
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 88%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sims Township, Michigan

Name: Fermi 2
Address: 6400 North Dixie Highway; Newport, MI 48166
Distance: 144 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sims Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 815
    Disabled Workers: 135
    Widowers Workers: 95
    Spouses Workers: 75
    Children Workers: 60


(updated 2007)



Arenac County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.61%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.55%
  • Other 0.84%



(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 Sims Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Arenac County, MI

5.90 % of Arenac County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,966

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Bay County , MI 1.28 % ($33,390 AGI )
  • Ogemaw County , MI 0.47 % ($12,733 AGI )
  • Genesee County , MI 0.45 % ($34,966 AGI )

Relocation away from Arenac County, MI

6.63 % of Arenac 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 $32,292

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Bay County , MI 1.43 % ($24,152 AGI )
  • Iosco County , MI 0.62 % ($29,150 AGI )
  • Ogemaw County , MI 0.46 % ($19,567 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 Sims Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Sims Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
06/04/2007, 10:00 am 0 0 $6K --
03/11/2006, 12:30 am 0 0 $15K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/17/2006, 06:16 pm 0 0 $4K --
07/18/2005, 01:19 pm 0 0 $12K --
05/12/2004, 04:10 pm 0 0 $10K --
         





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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 Sims 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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