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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sylvan 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
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 9 years : 43

10 to 14 years : 49

15 to 17 years : 29

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 4

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 28

25 to 29 years : 20

30 to 34 years : 10

35 to 39 years : 29

40 to 44 years : 34

45 to 49 years : 10

50 to 54 years : 21

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 22

65 and 66 years : 13

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 46

75 to 79 years : 25

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 48

5 to 9 years : 59

10 to 14 years : 48

15 to 17 years : 25

18 and 19 years : 1

20 years : 5

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 26

25 to 29 years : 13

30 to 34 years : 28

35 to 39 years : 43

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 18

50 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 37

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 17

70 to 74 years : 28

75 to 79 years : 24

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 468

Multiple ancestry : 401

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 9

Ancestry not reported : 157


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,026

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 4

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 3

Not a U.S. citizen : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 80

5 to 17 years : 253

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 71

35 to 44 years : 135

45 to 54 years : 77

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 51

65 to 74 years : 134

75 years and over : 76

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 17 years : 182

18 to 24 years : 40

25 to 34 years : 57

35 to 44 years : 103

45 to 54 years : 70

55 to 59 years : 51

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 48

65 to 74 years : 80

75 years and over : 61

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 17 years : 69

18 to 24 years : 33

25 to 34 years : 14

35 to 44 years : 32

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 54

75 years and over : 15

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 : 4

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 : 2

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 369

Female : 401

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 125

Female : 131

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 4

Foreign born:

Male : 2

Female : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 755

Born in other state in the United States : 249

Native: born outside the United States : 4

Foreign born : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 132

Now married, except separated : 311

Divorced : 59

Separated : 13

Widowed : 45

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 43

Now married, except separated : 120

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 759

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 90

Speak English less than "very well" : 41


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sylvan Township, Michigan

  • German: 203   (22.3%)
  • Irish: 120   (13.2%)
  • United States Or American: 113   (12.4%)
  • English: 105   (11.5%)
  • Other Groups: 70   (7.7%)
  • Polish: 49   (5.4%)
  • Dutch: 46   (5.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 37   (4.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 27   (3.0%)
  • French Canadian: 24   (2.6%)
  • Swedish: 23   (2.5%)
  • Italian: 21   (2.3%)
  • Swiss: 19   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 8   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 7   (0.8%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.7%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.7%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.7%)
  • Norwegian: 5   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 3   (0.3%)
  • Macedonian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.2%)
  • European: 2   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sylvan Township, Michigan is 1,035



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sylvan Township, Michigan: 496
Female Population in Sylvan Township, Michigan: 539


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sylvan Township, Michigan: 38.0
Median Female Resident Age in Sylvan Township, Michigan: 36.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sylvan Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

44.7

Male

44.0

Female

45.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

16.8

Male

16.6

Female

45.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

23.5

Male

0.0

Female

23.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

15.5

Male

0.0

Female

15.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.5

Male

32.5

Female

16.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.7

Male

32.5

Female

18.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.8

Male

43.8

Female

45.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Sylvan Township, Michigan


  • White: 1,013
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 7
  • Two or More Races: 15



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (2.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.6%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 32   (9.61%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (2.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (7.51%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (7.51%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (4.2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 140   (42.04%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 14   (4.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 29   (8.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 18   (5.41%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 13   (3.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.2%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.62%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 33   (10.25%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (1.55%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (3.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 27   (8.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (1.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 158   (49.07%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 27   (8.39%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 23   (7.14%)
  • Associate Degree: 11   (3.42%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12   (3.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Sylvan Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Orient Township Hall   (2) Sylvan Township Hall  

Canal


(1) Hoffmyer Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Orient Cemetery   (2) Osceola County Cemetery   (3) Sylvan Cemetery  

Church


(1) Church Of God   (2) Evangelical Church   (3) Faith Church   (4) Kingdom Hall   (5) Ogilvie Wesleyan Church   (6) United Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Orient   (2) Township Of Sylvan  

Lake


(1) Big Lake   (2) Browns Lake   (3) Lake Maloy   (4) Lassen Lake   (5) Merrill Lake   (6) Rice Lake   (7) The Bayou   (8) Tubs Lake   (9) Woods Lake  

Locale


(1) Birch Valley Golf Course   (2) Chippewa Station Historical   (3) River Country Campground   (4) Sears Station Historical  

Park


(1) Crawford Park   (2) Crittenden County Park   (3) Merrill Lake County Park  

Populated Place


(1) Chippewa   (2) Gibos Corners Historical   (3) Sears  

Post Office


(1) Chippewa Station Post Office Historical   (2) Orient Post Office Historical   (3) Sears Post Office  

School


(1) Brooks School   (2) Martin School   (3) Ogilvie School   (4) Sylvan School  

Stream


(1) Atkinson Creek   (2) Benjamin Creek   (3) Browne Creek   (4) Doc And Tom Creek   (5) Hoffmyer Creek   (6) Kinney Creek   (7) Norway Creek   (8) Sandy Run   (9) Thorn Creek   (10) Whetstone Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sylvan Township, Michigan

49679 (pop. 1,110)


Cities Nearby Sylvan Township, Michigan

Middle Branch Township, MI  (pop. 774) 5.2 Miles
Orient Township, MI  (pop. 811) 5.8 Miles
Evart City, MI  (pop. 1,735) 6.3 Miles
Freeman Township, MI  (pop. 999) 6.3 Miles
Redding Township, MI  (pop. 387) 8.5 Miles
Evart Township, MI  (pop. 1,525) 9.2 Miles
Hartwick Township, MI  (pop. 525) 9.3 Miles
Marion Village, MI  (pop. 757) 11.0 Miles
Cedar Township, MI  (pop. 435) 11.6 Miles
Fork Township, MI  (pop. 1,785) 12.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sylvan Township, Michigan

231



Elevation in Sylvan Township, Michigan is 1,014.0 ft. (309.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sylvan Township, Michigan

Lat: 43.944232 N        Long: -85.151344 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 23   (6.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 10   (2.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 33   (9.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 36   (10.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 35   (10.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 46   (13.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 37   (10.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 11   (3.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 19   (5.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 55   (15.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 33   (9.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 183

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 23

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 37

Walked : 19

Other means : 2

Worked at home : 16


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 32

5 to 9 minutes : 34

10 to 14 minutes : 41

15 to 19 minutes : 41

20 to 24 minutes : 17

25 to 29 minutes : 6

30 to 34 minutes : 26

35 to 39 minutes : 14

40 to 44 minutes : 14

45 to 59 minutes : 28

60 to 89 minutes : 4

90 or more minutes : 7


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 204

No Social Security income : 173


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 127

No retirement income : 250


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 35

$20,000 to $24,999 : 27

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 28

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $44,999 : 17

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $74,999 : 38

$75,000 to $99,999 : 13

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $32,500


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sylvan Township, Michigan

  • WATT (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Cadillac, MI; Owner: Macdonald Garber Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WLJW (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; Cadillac, MI; Owner: Good News Media, Inc. (old Board))
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Mentor Partners, Inc.)
  • NEW (1590 AM; 1.0 kW; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Mentor Partners, Inc.)
  • WMMI (830 AM; 1.0 kW; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan Communications, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Sylvan Township, Michigan

  • WWBR (100.9 FM; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Mentor Partners, Inc.)
  • WYBR (102.3 FM; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Mentor Partners, Inc.)
  • NEW (102.7 FM; Leroy, MI; Owner: Roy E. Henderson)
  • WCZY-FM (104.3 FM; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan Communications, Inc)
  • WAIR (104.9 FM; Mc Bain, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSCG-FM (106.3 FM; Lakeview, MI; Owner: Stafford Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WCKC (107.1 FM; Tustin, MI; Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WAAQ (88.1 FM; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WAAQ (88.1 FM; Big Rapids, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WAAQ (88.1 FM; Canadian Lakes, MI; Owner: Great Lakes Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; White Cloud, MI; Owner: International Radio Friends Corporation)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; White Cloud, MI; Owner: Well Of Rehoboth Church & Outreach Ministry)
  • WCMU-FM (89.5 FM; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University Board Of Trustees)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: The Country King, Incorporated)
  • WMHW-FM (91.5 FM; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Chase, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Cadillac, MI; Owner: West Central Michigan Media Ministries)
  • WTWS (92.1 FM; Harrison, MI; Owner: Coltrace Communications, Inc.)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; Coleman, MI; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • WCFX (95.3 FM; Rosebush, MI; Owner: Grenax Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WCFX (95.3 FM; Rosebush, MI; Owner: Grenax Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDEE-FM (97.3 FM; Paris, MI; Owner: Steven V. Beilfuss)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sylvan Township, Michigan

  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; Tustin, MI; Owner: Central Michigan University)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; Tustin, MI; Owner: Cadillac Telecasting Co.)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; Tustin, MI; Owner: Heritage Broadcasting Company Of Michigan)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sylvan Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 38  (18.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 13  (6.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 22  (10.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (4.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 34  (16.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 26  (16.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (28.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 50  (31.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (3.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 47 Farms In Sylvan Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Sylvan Township, Michigan

  • Miller Field


    (about 18.5 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 23.3 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Wexford County


    (about 26.5 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 30.6 miles in Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Airport Code: MOP)

  • Gladwin Zettel Memorial


    (about 33.7 miles in Beaverton, Michigan; Airport Code: GDW)

  • Gratiot Community


    (about 48.9 miles in Alma, Michigan; Airport Code: AMN)

  • Greenville Municipal


    (about 55.6 miles in Greenville, Michigan; Airport Code: MI1)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 59.1 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 59.2 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sylvan Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.06%

Carpooled

19.34%

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

0.55%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.38%

Walked

4.70%

Other Means

1.10%

Worked At Home

3.87%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 214

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 23

Female householder, no husband present : 43

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 89

Householder not living alone : 8


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 18

All other households : 350


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 187

Renter-occupied housing units : 27

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 26

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 79

Renter-occupied housing units : 18


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 22

$15,000 to $19,999 : 57

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 21

$40,000 to $44,999 : 22

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 24

$60,000 to $74,999 : 40

$75,000 to $99,999 : 17

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Total : 756


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 377

Vacant : 379


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 12

Built 2000 to 2004 : 32

Built 1990 to 1999 : 152

Built 1980 to 1989 : 105

Built 1970 to 1979 : 152

Built 1960 to 1969 : 83

Built 1950 to 1959 : 92

Built 1940 to 1949 : 35

Built 1939 or earlier : 93


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 8

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 240

Electricity : 6

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 44

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 68

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 6

No fuel used : 5


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sylvan Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 7

$60,000 to $69,999 : 30

$70,000 to $79,999 : 19

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 28

$100,000 to $124,999 : 37

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $174,999 : 47

$175,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 to $249,999 : 41

$250,000 to $299,999 : 3

$300,000 to $399,999 : 6

$400,000 to $499,999 : 6

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sylvan 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 : 4

Home equity loan only : 44

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 8

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 102

Housing units without a mortgage : 150


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $212,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $150,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $141,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $112,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $97,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $108,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $137,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $88,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $120,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sylvan Township, Michigan: 67.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sylvan Township, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 74.19%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 25.81%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Sylvan Township, MI): $30,833
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sylvan Township): $70,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sylvan Township): $441
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sylvan Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 2.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 71.7%
Electricity: 1.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 15.5%
Coal Or Coke: 1.0%
Wood: 7.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
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 Sylvan Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sylvan Township, Michigan

Mecosta County General Hosp


     Address: 415 Mecosta Ave. Suite 1, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 9/1/2000

Central Michigan Home Care


     Address: 1221 South Drive, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/13/1966

Mercy Amicare Homecare


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

Community Home Care Services


     Address: 175 Gibbs, White Cloud, Michigan 49349
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/20/1966

Northern Home Care


     Address: 230 N Charles, White Cloud, Michigan 49349
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/9/1993

Hospitals Close To Sylvan Township, Michigan

Spectrum Health-reed City Campus


     Address: "po Box 75, 300 N Patterson", Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Midmichigan Medical Center-clare


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

Mecosta County Medical Center


     Address: 605 Oak Street, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Spectrum Health United Memorial - Kelsey Campus


     Address: 418 Washington, Lakeview, Michigan 48850
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Central Michigan Community Hospital


     Address: 1221 South Drive, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Sylvan Township, Michigan

North Woods Nursing Center


     Address: 2532 Cadillac Dr, Farwell, Michigan 48622
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Spectrum Health - Reed City Ca


     Address: 7665 Patterson Rd, Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Tendercare Clare


     Address: 600 Se 4th St, Clare, Michigan 48617
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Metron Of Big Rapids


     Address: 725 W Fuller, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 57%

Altercare Of Big Rapids


     Address: 805 West Ave, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 89%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sylvan Township, Michigan

Name: Point Beach
Address: 6610 Nuclear Road; Two Rivers, WI 54241
Distance: 123 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sylvan Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 245
    Disabled Workers: 45
    Widowers Workers: 20
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Osceola County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.93%
  • Bush & Cheney 58.98%
  • Other 1.09%



(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 Sylvan Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Osceola County, MI

6.63 % of Osceola County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,274

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Mecosta County , MI 1.22 % ($25,549 AGI )
  • Wexford County , MI 0.80 % ($24,239 AGI )
  • Lake County , MI 0.42 % ($23,486 AGI )

Relocation away from Osceola County, MI

7.49 % of Osceola 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 $28,352

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Mecosta County , MI 1.32 % ($26,991 AGI )
  • Wexford County , MI 1.20 % ($26,891 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.47 % ($25,450 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 Sylvan 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 Sylvan 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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