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Demographics Analysis

The people of Skandia 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
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 22

5 to 9 years : 28

10 to 14 years : 33

15 to 17 years : 17

18 and 19 years : 35

20 years : 0

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 20

25 to 29 years : 13

30 to 34 years : 8

35 to 39 years : 26

40 to 44 years : 43

45 to 49 years : 51

50 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 20

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 8

70 to 74 years : 14

75 to 79 years : 12

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 6

Female:

Under 5 years : 25

5 to 9 years : 34

10 to 14 years : 36

15 to 17 years : 35

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 24

25 to 29 years : 12

30 to 34 years : 30

35 to 39 years : 38

40 to 44 years : 31

45 to 49 years : 63

50 to 54 years : 50

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 12

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 8

85 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 405

Multiple ancestry : 465

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 11

Ancestry not reported : 106


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 950

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 31

Not a U.S. citizen : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 17 years : 183

18 to 24 years : 104

25 to 34 years : 63

35 to 44 years : 138

45 to 54 years : 213

55 to 59 years : 83

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 61

75 years and over : 47

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 17 years : 137

18 to 24 years : 98

25 to 34 years : 47

35 to 44 years : 120

45 to 54 years : 166

55 to 59 years : 54

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 43

75 years and over : 33

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 27

18 to 24 years : 6

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 18

45 to 54 years : 44

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 14

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 : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 19

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 5

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 365

Female : 408

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 95

Female : 82

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 17

Female : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 713

Born in other state in the United States : 177

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 203

Now married, except separated : 357

Divorced : 43

Separated : 0

Widowed : 30

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 27

Now married, except separated : 109

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 923

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Skandia Township, Michigan

  • German: 228   (20.3%)
  • Irish: 138   (12.3%)
  • Swedish: 135   (12.0%)
  • Finnish: 129   (11.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 104   (9.3%)
  • English: 82   (7.3%)
  • Polish: 63   (5.6%)
  • United States Or American: 41   (3.7%)
  • Italian: 38   (3.4%)
  • Other Groups: 24   (2.1%)
  • Dutch: 20   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 17   (1.5%)
  • Russian: 16   (1.4%)
  • Norwegian: 14   (1.2%)
  • French Canadian: 13   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 10   (0.9%)
  • European: 9   (0.8%)
  • Scandinavian: 8   (0.7%)
  • Hungarian: 5   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 5   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 5   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.2%)
  • British: 2   (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Skandia Township, Michigan is 987



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Skandia Township, Michigan: 477
Female Population in Skandia Township, Michigan: 510


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Skandia Township, Michigan: 42.7
Median Female Resident Age in Skandia Township, Michigan: 42.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Skandia Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

46.3

Male

45.0

Female

47.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

46.5

Male

0.0

Female

46.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

39.5

Female

41.0

Asian


Both sexes

7.3

Male

5.5

Female

7.8

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

17.0

Male

12.0

Female

20.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

3.5

Male

4.5

Female

1.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.4

Male

45.1

Female

47.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Skandia Township, Michigan


  • White: 896
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 6
  • Asian: 24
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 10
  • Two or More Races: 51



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.69%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.69%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (2.75%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (2.41%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (2.75%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (4.12%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (2.75%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 90   (30.93%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 34   (11.68%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 58   (19.93%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (7.56%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 27   (9.28%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (3.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.69%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.69%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.63%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (5.71%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (2.54%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (2.22%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (1.59%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (2.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 104   (33.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 29   (9.21%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 46   (14.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 24   (7.62%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 46   (14.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 10   (3.17%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.95%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (1.27%)


(updated 2010)







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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Skandia Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Skandia - West Branch Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery   (2) Green Garden Cemetery   (3) Haglund Cemetery   (4) Saint Pauls Cemetery   (5) United Methodist Church Cemetery   (6) West Branch Cemetery  

Church


(1) Country Chapel   (2) Emmanuel Church   (3) Evangelical Covenant Church   (4) Heritage Baptist Church   (5) Skandia United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Skandia   (2) Township Of West Branch  

Falls


(1) Froling Falls   (2) Upper Chocolay Falls  

Forest


(1) Upper Peninsula Experimental Forest  

Lake


(1) Abraham Lake   (2) Beauyan Lake   (3) Big Trout Lake   (4) Brown Lake   (5) Cameron Lake   (6) Engman Lake   (7) Farmer Lake   (8) Gravels Pond   (9) Grimm Lake   (10) Macgregor Lake   (11) Morbit Lake   (12) Northwestern Lake   (13) Silver Lake   (14) Sporley Lake   (15) Three Lake   (16) Wilson Lake  

Locale


(1) Carlshend Station Historical   (2) Dukes Station Historical   (3) Hogstrom Station Historical   (4) New Dalton Station Historical   (5) Upper Peninsula Experimental Forest Headquarters   (6) Yalmar Station  

Park


(1) Skandia West Side Park  

Populated Place


(1) Carlshend   (2) Cedar Bank   (3) Dukes   (4) Helena   (5) Lawson   (6) Maple Grove   (7) New Dalton   (8) Selma   (9) Skandia   (10) Skandia Station   (11) Vick   (12) Yalmar  

Post Office


(1) Carlshend Post Office Historical   (2) Dukes Post Office Historical   (3) Hogstrom Post Office Historical   (4) New Dalton Post Office Historical   (5) Skandia Post Office   (6) Yalmar Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Heidtman School   (2) June School   (3) Leo P Mcdonald School   (4) Skandia School  

Stream


(1) East Branch Chocolay River   (2) East Branch Levasseur Creek   (3) Foster Creek   (4) Huber Creek   (5) Nelson Creek   (6) O Neil Creek   (7) Peterson Creek   (8) Sheen Creek   (9) Silver Lead Creek   (10) West Branch Chocolay River   (11) West Branch Nelson Creek   (12) Wise Man Creek  

Tower


(1) Dukes Lookout Tower   (2) Skandia Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Skandia Township, Michigan

49885 (pop. 2,074)


Cities Nearby Skandia Township, Michigan

K. I. Sawyer Afb Cdp, MI  (pop. 2,247) 8.4 Miles
Chocolay Township, MI  (pop. 7,148) 9.8 Miles
Sands Township, MI  (pop. 2,711) 10.7 Miles
Rock River Township, MI  (pop. 1,333) 11.2 Miles
Forsyth Township, MI  (pop. 4,885) 11.6 Miles
Turin Township, MI  (pop. 107) 11.7 Miles
Harvey Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,686) 11.8 Miles
Gwinn Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,566) 12.4 Miles
Limestone Township, MI  (pop. 367) 12.5 Miles
Onota Township, MI  (pop. 228) 13.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Skandia Township, Michigan

906



Elevation in Skandia Township, Michigan is 1,102.0 ft. (336.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Skandia Township, Michigan

Lat: 46.357442 N        Long: -87.200706 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 22   (5.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 12   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 19   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 29   (6.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 24   (5.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 60   (14.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 77   (17.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 31   (7.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 29   (6.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 27   (6.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 46   (10.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 33   (7.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 333

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 43

In 3-person carpool : 5

In 4-person carpool : 5

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 3

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 15

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 4

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 3

Other means : 4

Worked at home : 9


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 13

5 to 9 minutes : 12

10 to 14 minutes : 12

15 to 19 minutes : 28

20 to 24 minutes : 53

25 to 29 minutes : 57

30 to 34 minutes : 139

35 to 39 minutes : 27

40 to 44 minutes : 14

45 to 59 minutes : 40

60 to 89 minutes : 9

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 99

No Social Security income : 248


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 87

No retirement income : 260


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 21

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 22

$40,000 to $44,999 : 30

$45,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 30

$60,000 to $74,999 : 43

$75,000 to $99,999 : 43

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $45,625


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Skandia Township, Michigan

  • WIAN (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5.0 kW; Harvey, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WQXO (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Au Train, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (1430 AM; 4.0 kW; Harvey, MI; Owner: Powell Meredith Communications Company)
  • NEW (1430 AM; 0.25 kW; Harvey, MI; Owner: Powell Meredith Communications Company)
  • NEW (1430 AM; 0.25 kW; Harvey, MI; Owner: Powell Meredith Communications Company)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5.0 kW; Negaunee, MI; Owner: Taconite Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Skandia Township, Michigan

  • WUPF (100.3 FM; Negaunee, MI; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)
  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Radio, Inc.)
  • WFXD (103.3 FM; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Radio, Inc.)
  • WMQT-FM (107.7 FM; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Taconite Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKPK (88.3 FM; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Northland Community Braodcasters)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Harvey, MI; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Northern Michigan University)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Christianradiobroadcasting.org, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Negaunee, MI; Owner: Korkee Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Au Train, MI; Owner: Christianradiobroadcasting.org, Inc.)
  • WUPX (91.5 FM; Harvey, MI; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Northern Michigan University)
  • WJPD (92.3 FM; Harvey, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WUPK (94.1 FM; Harvey, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WUPG (94.9 FM; Harvey, MI; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)
  • WHWL (95.7 FM; Harvey, MI; Owner: Gospel Opportunities, Inc.)
  • WGLQ (97.1 FM; Traunik, MI; Owner: Lakes Radio, Inc.)
  • WGLQ (97.1 FM; Traunik, MI; Owner: Lakes Radio, Inc.)
  • WRUP (98.3 FM; Au Train, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Radio, Inc.)
  • WRUP (98.3 FM; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Radio, Inc.)
  • WNGE (99.5 FM; Harvey, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Skandia Township, Michigan

  • WBUP (Channel 10; Champion, MI; Owner: Lake Superior Community Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNMU (Channel 13; Champion, MI; Owner: Board Of Control, Northern Michigan University)
  • WMQF (Channel 19; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Marquette Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WJMN-TV (Channel 3; Traunik, MI; Owner: Wfrv And Wjmn Television Station Inc.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; Ishpeming, MI; Owner: Barrington Marquette License Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Skandia Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 52  (20.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 48  (19.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 24  (9.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (3.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 64  (25.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 66  (32.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 44  (21.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 85  (41.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (2.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 44 Farms In Skandia Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Skandia Township, Michigan

  • Sawyer International


    (about 9.3 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: MQT)

  • Marquette County


    (about 9.3 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: MQT)

  • K. I. Sawyer AFB


    (about 9.3 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: SAW)

  • Delta County


    (about 44.3 miles in Wells, Michigan; Airport Code: ESC)

  • Schoolcraft County


    (about 55.7 miles in Gulliver, Michigan; Airport Code: ISQ)

  • Ford


    (about 57.5 miles in Iron Mountain, Michigan; Airport Code: IMT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Skandia Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.45%

Carpooled

13.86%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.73%

Other Means

0.45%

Worked At Home

2.50%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 227

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 12

Female householder, no husband present : 36

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 64

Householder not living alone : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and female partner : 2

Female householder and male partner : 14

All other households : 328


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 225

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 27

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 66

Renter-occupied housing units : 6


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 28

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $44,999 : 33

$45,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 45

$60,000 to $74,999 : 52

$75,000 to $99,999 : 48

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Total : 410


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 347

Vacant : 63


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 23

Built 2000 to 2004 : 15

Built 1990 to 1999 : 45

Built 1980 to 1989 : 45

Built 1970 to 1979 : 142

Built 1960 to 1969 : 61

Built 1950 to 1959 : 21

Built 1940 to 1949 : 6

Built 1939 or earlier : 52


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 27

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 136

Electricity : 18

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 49

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 111

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 6

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Skandia Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 6

$60,000 to $69,999 : 11

$70,000 to $79,999 : 22

$80,000 to $89,999 : 10

$90,000 to $99,999 : 9

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 40

$150,000 to $174,999 : 37

$175,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 to $249,999 : 15

$250,000 to $299,999 : 12

$300,000 to $399,999 : 4

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 3

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Skandia 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 : 54

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 140

Housing units without a mortgage : 134


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $178,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $128,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $125,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $52,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $106,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $121,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $140,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $250,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $102,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Skandia Township, Michigan: 69.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Skandia Township, MI): $38,125
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Skandia Township): $74,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Skandia Township): $396
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Skandia Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 2.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 46.2%
Electricity: 3.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 24.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 21.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
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 Skandia Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Skandia Township, Michigan

Up Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 1414 W Fair Ave, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/20/1986

Marquette General Home Health


     Address: 420 W Magnetic St, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/4/1982

North Woods Home Nursing


     Address: Po Box 307, Manistique, Michigan 49854
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/8/1985

Schoolcraft Memorial Homecare


     Address: 131 South Cedar Street, Manistique, Michigan 49854
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/13/1995

St. Francis Home Health Care


     Address: 901 North Lincoln Road, Escanaba, Michigan 49829
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 12/3/1992

Hospitals Close To Skandia Township, Michigan

Marquette General Hospital


     Address: 420 West Magnetic Street, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Francis Hospital


     Address: 3401 Ludington St, Escanaba, Michigan 49829
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Dickinson County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1721 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Iron County Community Hospital


     Address: 1400 W Ice Lake Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Portage Health Hospital


     Address: 500 Campus Drive, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Skandia Township, Michigan

Norlite Nursing Center


     Address: 701 Homestead St, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 92
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Eastwood Nursing Center


     Address: 900 Maas St, Negaunee, Michigan 49866
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Marquette County Medical Care


     Address: Frank S Valente Bldg 200 W Saginaw St, Ishpeming, Michigan 49849
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 140
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Mather Nursing Center


     Address: 435 Stoneville Rd, Ishpeming, Michigan 49849
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Tendercare Health Center - Munising


     Address: 300 W City Park Dr, Munising, Michigan 49862
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Skandia Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 134 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Skandia Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 200
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Marquette County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 53.60%
  • Bush & Cheney 45.22%
  • Other 1.18%



(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 Skandia Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Marquette County, MI

5.36 % of Marquette County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,075

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.10 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,292

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Houghton County , MI 0.31 % ($23,573 AGI )
  • Delta County , MI 0.20 % ($28,896 AGI )
  • Alger County , MI 0.18 % ($20,262 AGI )

Relocation away from Marquette County, MI

5.72 % of Marquette 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 $29,428

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.08 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,526

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Delta County , MI 0.21 % ($37,700 AGI )
  • Houghton County , MI 0.20 % ($31,936 AGI )
  • Alger County , MI 0.18 % ($39,256 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 Skandia Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

















Storms In Skandia Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
06/20/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $8M --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/17/2006, 02:15 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/05/1999, 06:58 pm 0 0 $50K --
08/23/1998, 11:10 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/07/1996, 05:25 am 0 0 $30K --
08/16/1988, 07:35 am 1 0 -- --
         





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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 Skandia 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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