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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sodus 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
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 9 years : 58

10 to 14 years : 81

15 to 17 years : 75

18 and 19 years : 6

20 years : 0

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 18

25 to 29 years : 27

30 to 34 years : 35

35 to 39 years : 75

40 to 44 years : 82

45 to 49 years : 119

50 to 54 years : 110

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 51

62 to 64 years : 15

65 and 66 years : 24

67 to 69 years : 25

70 to 74 years : 36

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 49

85 years and over : 16

Female:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 9 years : 43

10 to 14 years : 123

15 to 17 years : 65

18 and 19 years : 43

20 years : 32

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 16

25 to 29 years : 44

30 to 34 years : 47

35 to 39 years : 52

40 to 44 years : 88

45 to 49 years : 101

50 to 54 years : 114

55 to 59 years : 67

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 32

65 and 66 years : 29

67 to 69 years : 44

70 to 74 years : 84

75 to 79 years : 37

80 to 84 years : 28

85 years and over : 25


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,252

Multiple ancestry : 675

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 27

Ancestry not reported : 257


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,124

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 : 16

Not a U.S. citizen : 71


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 95

5 to 17 years : 445

18 to 24 years : 131

25 to 34 years : 153

35 to 44 years : 297

45 to 54 years : 444

55 to 59 years : 112

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 47

65 to 74 years : 242

75 years and over : 171

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 89

5 to 17 years : 414

18 to 24 years : 124

25 to 34 years : 102

35 to 44 years : 237

45 to 54 years : 368

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 52

62 to 64 years : 24

65 to 74 years : 137

75 years and over : 73

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 2

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 41

35 to 44 years : 37

45 to 54 years : 73

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 23

65 to 74 years : 100

75 years and over : 88

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 : 29

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 5

75 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 804

Female : 880

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 143

Female : 297

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 57

Female : 30


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,491

Born in other state in the United States : 392

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 43


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 367

Now married, except separated : 632

Divorced : 164

Separated : 39

Widowed : 100

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 35

Now married, except separated : 218

Divorced : 60

Separated : 21

Widowed : 100

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 22

Now married, except separated : 37

Divorced : 6

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,011

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 63

Speak English less than "very well" : 27

German:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 5


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sodus Township, Michigan

  • German: 641   (29.3%)
  • Other Groups: 314   (14.4%)
  • United States Or American: 277   (12.7%)
  • Irish: 246   (11.2%)
  • English: 189   (8.6%)
  • Polish: 99   (4.5%)
  • Dutch: 57   (2.6%)
  • Italian: 56   (2.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 41   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 25   (1.1%)
  • European: 22   (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 21   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 21   (1.0%)
  • French Canadian: 19   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 19   (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 19   (0.9%)
  • Russian: 18   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 16   (0.7%)
  • Greek: 11   (0.5%)
  • Croatian: 11   (0.5%)
  • Lithuanian: 9   (0.4%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 8   (0.4%)
  • British: 8   (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 5   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 4   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 4   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sodus Township, Michigan is 2,211



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sodus Township, Michigan: 1,004
Female Population in Sodus Township, Michigan: 1,207


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sodus Township, Michigan: 45.3
Median Female Resident Age in Sodus Township, Michigan: 44.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sodus Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

48.2

Male

47.2

Female

49.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

37.8

Male

40.5

Female

36.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

23.0

Male

10.5

Female

37.5

Asian


Both sexes

32.0

Male

30.5

Female

33.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.0

Male

24.5

Female

17.9

Two or More Races


Both sexes

26.3

Male

19.5

Female

33.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.9

Male

26.5

Female

23.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.6

Male

47.5

Female

49.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Sodus Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,926
  • African American: 199
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 73
  • Two or More Races: 13



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.85%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.28%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 23   (3.25%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (4.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 26   (3.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 49   (6.92%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (1.13%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (1.27%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 233   (32.91%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 68   (9.6%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 96   (13.56%)
  • Associate Degree: 65   (9.18%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 58   (8.19%)
  • Master's Degree: 22   (3.11%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.13%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.56%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (1.01%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.25%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 19   (2.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 75   (9.46%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (2.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 37   (4.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 34   (4.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (0.5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 283   (35.69%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 77   (9.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 103   (12.99%)
  • Associate Degree: 42   (5.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 61   (7.69%)
  • Master's Degree: 25   (3.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.25%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Sodus Township, Michigan

  • Sodus Township S/d #5


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 4439 River Road, Sodus, MI 49126, Phone: (269) 925-6757, Students: 65 )

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

  • River School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 4439 River Road, Sodus, MI 49126, Phone: (269) 925-6757, Students: 65 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Sodus Township, Michigan

  • St Paul's Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 68, Sodus, MI 49126, Phone: (269) 925-7913, Students: 22 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Sodus Township, Michigan

  • Sodus Township Library


    3776 Naomi Road, Sodus, MI 49126

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sodus Township, Michigan


  • Log Cabin Society Of Michigan


    3503 Rock Edwards Dr, Sodus, MI 49126

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Sodus Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Sodus Township Hall   (2) Sodus Township Library   (3) Sodus Township Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Lett Cemetery   (2) Mount Pleasant Cemetery  

Church


(1) Antioch Church   (2) Arden Church   (3) Chapel Hill United Methodist Church   (4) First General Baptist Church   (5) Macedonia Community Church   (6) Safe Harbor Church   (7) Saint Paul S Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Sodus  

Locale


(1) Sodus Station Historical  

Park


(1) The Hogue House Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Buckhorn   (2) Kings Landing   (3) Meadow Streams Estate Mobile Home Park   (4) Oxbow   (5) Sodus  

Post Office


(1) Pipestone Post Office Historical   (2) Sodus Post Office  

School


(1) River School   (2) Saint Paul S Lutheran School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sodus Township, Michigan

49126 (pop. 1,504)


Cities Nearby Sodus Township, Michigan

Sodus Township, MI  (pop. 2,211) 0.0 Miles
Royalton Township, MI  (pop. 4,535) 2.7 Miles
Fair Plain Cdp, MI  (pop. 7,120) 4.7 Miles
Pipestone Township, MI  (pop. 2,439) 4.9 Miles
Benton Charter Township, MI  (pop. 15,324) 4.9 Miles
St. Joseph Charter Township, MI  (pop. 9,690) 5.3 Miles
Benton Heights Cdp, MI  (pop. 4,259) 5.5 Miles
Benton Harbor City, MI  (pop. 10,770) 5.8 Miles
Eau Claire Village, MI  (pop. 526) 5.8 Miles
Bainbridge Township, MI  (pop. 3,114) 6.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sodus Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Sodus Township, Michigan is 640.0 ft. (195.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sodus Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.044063 N        Long: -86.381531 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 7   (0.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 12   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 65   (6.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 76   (8.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 94   (9.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 110   (11.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 207   (21.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 127   (13.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 29   (3.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 45   (4.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 27   (2.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 9   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 66   (7.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 74   (7.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 900

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 36

In 3-person carpool : 9

In 4-person carpool : 6

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 : 0

Walked : 12

Other means : 7

Worked at home : 30


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 38

5 to 9 minutes : 107

10 to 14 minutes : 192

15 to 19 minutes : 300

20 to 24 minutes : 183

25 to 29 minutes : 46

30 to 34 minutes : 32

35 to 39 minutes : 10

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 27

60 to 89 minutes : 30

90 or more minutes : 5


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 325

No Social Security income : 574


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 132

No retirement income : 767


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 33

$15,000 to $19,999 : 39

$20,000 to $24,999 : 47

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $44,999 : 50

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $74,999 : 82

$75,000 to $99,999 : 74

$100,000 to $124,999 : 70

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $45,260


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sodus Township, Michigan

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WTRC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Times Communications Inc.)
  • WWLV (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 1.0 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Sodus Township, Michigan

  • WBYT (100.7 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WZOW (102.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCSY (103.7 FM; Covert, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WFRN-FM (104.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Progressive Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Rolling Prairie, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; Stevensville, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WOZW (97.7 FM; Elkhart, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sodus Township, Michigan

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Wsjv Television, Inc.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Michiana Public Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of South Bend, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sodus Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 120  (21.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 59  (10.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 57  (10.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 55  (9.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 113  (20.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 99  (22.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 89  (19.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 174  (38.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 14  (3.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 38 Farms In Sodus Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Sodus Township, Michigan

  • Ross Field


    (about 6.3 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 6.3 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 23.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 23.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 23.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 23.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 29.9 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 32.6 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 32.7 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 37.3 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sodus Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.64%

Carpooled

13.68%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.32%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.42%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

3.95%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 433

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 39

Female householder, no husband present : 133

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 253

Householder not living alone : 41


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 29

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 851


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 363

Renter-occupied housing units : 70

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 38

Renter-occupied housing units : 1

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 87

Renter-occupied housing units : 46

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 205

Renter-occupied housing units : 89


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 61

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 68

$20,000 to $24,999 : 62

$25,000 to $29,999 : 48

$30,000 to $34,999 : 55

$35,000 to $39,999 : 72

$40,000 to $44,999 : 50

$45,000 to $49,999 : 42

$50,000 to $59,999 : 68

$60,000 to $74,999 : 106

$75,000 to $99,999 : 85

$100,000 to $124,999 : 72

$125,000 to $149,999 : 20

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,007


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 899

Vacant : 108


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 11

Built 2000 to 2004 : 32

Built 1990 to 1999 : 127

Built 1980 to 1989 : 78

Built 1970 to 1979 : 161

Built 1960 to 1969 : 82

Built 1950 to 1959 : 202

Built 1940 to 1949 : 41

Built 1939 or earlier : 273


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 415

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 166

Electricity : 150

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 133

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 22

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 13

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sodus Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 98

$10,000 to $14,999 : 32

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 6

$60,000 to $69,999 : 5

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 43

$90,000 to $99,999 : 46

$100,000 to $124,999 : 91

$125,000 to $149,999 : 112

$150,000 to $174,999 : 70

$175,000 to $199,999 : 70

$200,000 to $249,999 : 45

$250,000 to $299,999 : 29

$300,000 to $399,999 : 17

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sodus 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 : 5

Home equity loan only : 90

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 274

Housing units without a mortgage : 324


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $187,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $52,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $9,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $108,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $138,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $147,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $91,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $123,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sodus Township, Michigan: 65.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sodus Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Sodus Township, MI): $33,804
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sodus Township): $71,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sodus Township): $436
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sodus Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 47.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 19.5%
Electricity: 14.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 17.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.9%
Solar Energy: 0.6%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sodus Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sodus Township, Michigan

Southwest Michigan Home Care Services, Inc


     Address: 6633 Red Arrow Hwy, Coloma, Michigan 49038
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/4/2004

Center For Hospice And Palliative Care Inc, The


     Address: 111 Sunnybrook Ct, South Bend, Indiana 46637
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/4/1980

Memorial Home Care Inc


     Address: 3355 Douglas Road, South Bend, Indiana 46635
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/17/1983

South Haven Homecare


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/22/1995

Lakeview Home Health Services


     Address: 822 E Michigan, P O 143, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/13/1996

Hospitals Close To Sodus Township, Michigan

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 W High Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Community Hospital- Watervliet


     Address: 400 Medical Park Dr, Watervliet, Michigan 49098
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Memorial Hospital Of South Bend


     Address: 615 N Michigan St, South Bend, Indiana 46601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend


     Address: 801 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

South Haven Community Hospital


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Sodus Township, Michigan

Lakeland Continuing Care Ctr-st Joseph


     Address: 3425 Lake Shore Dr, Saint Joseph, Michigan 49085
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Orchard Grove Extended Care Ce


     Address: 1385 E Empire Ave, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Lakeland Specialty Hospital At Berrien Center


     Address: 6418 Deans Hill Rd, Berrien Center, Michigan 49102
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 158
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Dowagiac Nursing Home


     Address: 610 Uneta Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Jordans Nursing Home


     Address: 9935 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, Michigan 49106
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 105
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sodus Township, Michigan

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 11 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sodus Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 235
    Disabled Workers: 35
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Berrien County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.01%
  • Other 1.00%



(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 Sodus Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Berrien County, MI

4.62 % of Berrien County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,999

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.12 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $26,088

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 0.50 % ($33,965 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.40 % ($26,393 AGI )
  • Van Buren County , MI 0.35 % ($29,186 AGI )

Relocation away from Berrien County, MI

5.57 % of Berrien 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 $38,455

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,862

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • St Joseph County , IN 0.59 % ($31,690 AGI )
  • Van Buren County , MI 0.38 % ($25,498 AGI )
  • Cass County , MI 0.32 % ($36,899 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 Sodus Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sodus 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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