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Demographics Analysis

The people of Watersmeet 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
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 9 years : 30

10 to 14 years : 19

15 to 17 years : 15

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 9

30 to 34 years : 74

35 to 39 years : 6

40 to 44 years : 71

45 to 49 years : 20

50 to 54 years : 84

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 34

65 and 66 years : 25

67 to 69 years : 60

70 to 74 years : 51

75 to 79 years : 27

80 to 84 years : 17

85 years and over : 8

Female:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 9 years : 8

10 to 14 years : 46

15 to 17 years : 43

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 3

21 years : 1

22 to 24 years : 2

25 to 29 years : 41

30 to 34 years : 75

35 to 39 years : 43

40 to 44 years : 72

45 to 49 years : 62

50 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 32

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 54

80 to 84 years : 38

85 years and over : 4


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,084

Multiple ancestry : 298

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 41


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,403

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 : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 50

5 to 17 years : 161

18 to 24 years : 36

25 to 34 years : 199

35 to 44 years : 192

45 to 54 years : 198

55 to 59 years : 108

60 and 61 years : 54

62 to 64 years : 66

65 to 74 years : 211

75 years and over : 148

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 17 years : 103

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 106

35 to 44 years : 63

45 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 35

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 66

75 years and over : 42

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 58

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 83

35 to 44 years : 127

45 to 54 years : 115

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 145

75 years and over : 106

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 : 0

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 307

Female : 286

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 374

Female : 436

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 9

Female : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 279

Born in other state in the United States : 540

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 103

Now married, except separated : 246

Divorced : 90

Separated : 0

Widowed : 25

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 62

Now married, except separated : 557

Divorced : 71

Separated : 8

Widowed : 88

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 15

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,287

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 55

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

  • German: 290   (19.6%)
  • Other Groups: 277   (18.7%)
  • Irish: 125   (8.4%)
  • Polish: 125   (8.4%)
  • English: 112   (7.6%)
  • United States Or American: 76   (5.1%)
  • Italian: 70   (4.7%)
  • Swedish: 63   (4.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 54   (3.6%)
  • Finnish: 51   (3.4%)
  • Norwegian: 36   (2.4%)
  • French Canadian: 30   (2.0%)
  • Dutch: 26   (1.8%)
  • Russian: 22   (1.5%)
  • Danish: 22   (1.5%)
  • Czech: 15   (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 10   (0.7%)
  • Croatian: 9   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 8   (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 7   (0.5%)
  • British: 6   (0.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 6   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 4   (0.3%)
  • European: 4   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 3   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 3   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Watersmeet Township, Michigan is 1,423



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Watersmeet Township, Michigan: 690
Female Population in Watersmeet Township, Michigan: 733


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Watersmeet Township, Michigan: 52.2
Median Female Resident Age in Watersmeet Township, Michigan: 45.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Watersmeet Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

58.8

Male

59.5

Female

57.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

50.5

Male

50.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.8

Male

27.2

Female

28.8

Asian


Both sexes

57.5

Male

0.0

Female

57.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.5

Male

25.5

Female

12.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.3

Male

26.5

Female

15.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

59.0

Male

59.7

Female

57.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Watersmeet Township, Michigan


  • White: 824
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 529
  • Asian: 15
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 35
  • Two or More Races: 20



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (2.09%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (1.88%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (3.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (1.46%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (5.65%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (1.26%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (3.56%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 196   (41%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 38   (7.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 66   (13.81%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (2.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 51   (10.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (3.35%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.42%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.64%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 26   (5.52%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (1.91%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (4.03%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (3.61%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 33   (7.01%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 176   (37.37%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 43   (9.13%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 44   (9.34%)
  • Associate Degree: 27   (5.73%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 45   (9.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 23   (4.88%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.85%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.42%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Watersmeet Township, Michigan

  • Watersmeet Township School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 217, Watersmeet, MI 49969, Phone: (906) 358-4555, Students: 245 )

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

  • Watersmeet Township School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 217, Watersmeet, MI 49969, Phone: (906) 358-4555, Students: 245 )



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Watersmeet Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Northwoods Airport  

Bay


(1) Misery Bay   (2) Rice Bay  

Building


(1) Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Police Department   (2) United States Forest Service Watersmeet Ranger District   (3) Watersmeet Township Volunteer Fire Department  

Cape


(1) Desolation Point   (2) Indian Point  

Cemetery


(1) Katakikon Indian Village Cemetery   (2) Watersmeet Township Cemetery  

Census


(1) Watersmeet Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Hope Church   (2) Immaculate Conception Church   (3) Saint John Church   (4) Watersmeet Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Indian Village   (2) Lac Vieux Desert Reservation   (3) Township Of Watersmeet  

Falls


(1) Ajibikika Falls   (2) Mex-i-min-e Falls  

Hospital


(1) Lac Vieux Desert Clinic   (2) Watersmeet Medical Clinic  

Island


(1) Draper Island   (2) Near Island   (3) Reimers Island  

Lake


(1) Albino Lake   (2) Allen Lake   (3) Amik Lake   (4) Anderson Lake   (5) Banks Lake   (6) Bass Lake   (7) Beatons Lake   (8) Beaver Dam Lake   (9) Beaver Pond   (10) Beaver Station Lake   (11) Bee Lake   (12) Big African Lake   (13) Big Bateau Lake   (14) Birch Lake   (15) Blair Lake   (16) Bluegill Lake   (17) Bracken Lake   (18) Brush Lake   (19) Buck Lake   (20) Bum Lake   (21) Castle Lake   (22) Chickadee Lake   (23) Cisco Lake   (24) Clark Lake   (25) Clear Lake   (26) Clearwater Lake   (27) Corey Lake   (28) Corssbill Lake   (29) County Line Lake   (30) Cowslip Lake   (31) Cox Lake   (32) Coyote Lake   (33) Crane Lake   (34) Crazy Bear Lake   (35) Crooked Lake   (36) Crossbill Lake   (37) Croziers Lake   (38) Crystal Lake   (39) Cub Lake   (40) Cutters Pond   (41) Daisy Lake   (42) Damon Lake   (43) Davis Lake   (44) Deadman Lake   (45) Deer Island Lake   (46) Dellies Lake   (47) Devils Head Lake   (48) Dinner Lake   (49) Dorothy Lake   (50) Doyle Lake   (51) Dream Lake   (52) Drone Lake   (53) Duck Lake   (54) Dutch Lake   (55) Dwarf Lake   (56) Eagle Lake   (57) East Bay Lake   (58) East Bear Lake   (59) Eleanore Lake   (60) Elsie Lake   (61) Englesby Lake   (62) Fisher Lake   (63) Fishhawk Lake   (64) Fleury Lake   (65) Florence Lake   (66) Gallagher Lake   (67) Germain Lake   (68) Glimmerglass Lake   (69) Grass Lake   (70) Gray Lake   (71) Gudegast Lake   (72) Hattie Lake   (73) Hay Lake   (74) Helen Lake   (75) Hemlock Lake   (76) Hidden Lake   (77) High Lake   (78) Hijacker Lake   (79) Hilltop Lake   (80) Hobo Lake   (81) Hogala Lake   (82) Hoist Lake   (83) Honey Lake   (84) Horseshoe Lake   (85) Imp Lake   (86) Indian Lake   (87) Interior Lake   (88) Jane Lake   (89) Jay Lake   (90) Jaybird Lake   (91) Jennings Lake   (92) Jishib Lake   (93) Johnston Springs   (94) Katherine Lake   (95) Kerr Lake   (96) Kvidera Lake   (97) Lake Audrey   (98) Liluis Lake   (99) Lindsley Lake   (100) Little African Lake   (101) Little Beatons Lake   (102) Little Castle Lake   (103) Little Duck Lake   (104) Little Moon Lake   (105) Little Trail Lake   (106) Lois Lake   (107) Long Lake   (108) Loon Lake   (109) Louise Lake   (110) Lumberjack Lake   (111) Marion Lake   (112) Marsh Lake   (113) Maud Lake   (114) Michigan Bay   (115) Midget Lake   (116) Moon Lake   (117) Morley Lake   (118) Moss Lake   (119) Mountain Lake   (120) Mule Lake   (121) Muskeg Lake   (122) Musque Lake   (123) North Line Lake   (124) Norwood Lake   (125) Ogima Lake   (126) Opal Lake   (127) Ox Yoke Lake   (128) Paint River Springs   (129) Pan Lake   (130) Partridge Lake   (131) Pats Lake   (132) Perch Lake   (133) Pilot Lake   (134) Pit Lake   (135) Plains Lake   (136) Poor Lake   (137) Porcupine Lake   (138) Powwow Lake   (139) Raven Lake   (140) Record Lake   (141) Rickles Lake   (142) Ross Lake   (143) Scaup Lake   (144) Schneider Lake   (145) Scout Lake   (146) Shadow Lake   (147) Sharptail Lake   (148) Sherman Pond   (149) Siskin Lake   (150) Slope Lake   (151) Snap Jack Lake   (152) Spargo Lake   (153) Stickley Lake   (154) Stone Lake   (155) Sucker Lake   (156) Sun Lake   (157) Tamarack Lake   (158) Taylor Lake   (159) Tea Lake   (160) Temple Lake   (161) Thousand Island Lake   (162) Tomassi Lake   (163) Trail Lake   (164) Trapper Lake   (165) Twist Lake   (166) West Bay Lake   (167) West Bear Lake   (168) Whitefish Lake   (169) Whitmore Lake   (170) Wilson Lake   (171) Wilson Springs   (172) Winter Lake   (173) Winterberry Lake   (174) Wolf Lake  

Locale


(1) Ash Campground   (2) Badger Campground   (3) Balsam Campground   (4) Bass Campground   (5) Bear Campground   (6) Beaver Campground   (7) Birch Campground   (8) Bobcat Campground   (9) Burned Dam Camp   (10) Cedar Campground   (11) Chipmunk Campground   (12) Clark Lake Picnic Area   (13) Coyote Campground   (14) Eagle Campground   (15) Ermine Campground   (16) Fisher Campground   (17) Fox Campground   (18) Gateway Roadside Park   (19) Imp Lake Recreation Site   (20) Lac Vieux Desert Golf Course   (21) Leon Campground   (22) Lynx Campground   (23) Mallard Campground   (24) Maple Campground   (25) Marion Lake Campground And Picnic Area   (26) Mink Campground   (27) Osprey Campground   (28) Ottowa Campground   (29) Perch Campground   (30) Pike Campground   (31) Pine Campground   (32) Porcupine Campground   (33) Raccoon Campground   (34) Silvania Entrance Station   (35) Squirrel Campground   (36) Sylvania   (37) T W Toumey Nursery   (38) Taylor Lake Recreation Site   (39) Watersmeet Fish Trout Hatchery   (40) Watersmeet Roadside Park   (41) Watersmeet Station Historical   (42) Wolf Campground  

Populated Place


(1) Beaton   (2) Bonifas   (3) Fuller   (4) Katakitckon Indian Village   (5) Tamarack   (6) Watersmeet  

Post Office


(1) Bonifas Post Office Historical   (2) Carlson Post Office Historical   (3) Watersmeet Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Sylvania Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Ogima Lake  

School


(1) Watersmeet Township School  

Stream


(1) Blair Creek   (2) Bonifas Creek   (3) Cedar Creek   (4) Cowslip Creek   (5) Duck Creek   (6) Forty Five Creek   (7) Henderson Creek   (8) Imp Creek   (9) Lobischer Creek   (10) Marathon Creek   (11) Marion Creek   (12) Marsh Bay Creek   (13) Middle Branch Ontonagon River   (14) Misery Creek   (15) Morrison Creek   (16) Sargents Creek   (17) Snap Jack Creek   (18) Tamarack River   (19) Taylor Creek   (20) Teds Creek   (21) Whitefish Creek   (22) Wolf Creek   (23) Zigzag Creek  

Summit


(1) Big Rock  

Tower


(1) Imp Lake Lookout Tower   (2) Mallard Lake Lookout Tower   (3) Watersmeet Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

49969 (pop. 1,486)


Cities Nearby Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Haight Township, MI  (pop. 158) 8.9 Miles
Interior Township, MI  (pop. 314) 15.4 Miles
Marenisco Township, MI  (pop. 1,679) 17.4 Miles
Stambaugh Township, MI  (pop. 1,160) 19.8 Miles
Stannard Township, MI  (pop. 801) 21.6 Miles
Iron River Township, MI  (pop. 1,204) 22.7 Miles
Matchwood Township, MI  (pop. 130) 25.3 Miles
Duncan Township, MI  (pop. 414) 26.2 Miles
Bergland Township, MI  (pop. 519) 27.4 Miles
Bates Township, MI  (pop. 1,088) 30.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

906



Elevation in Watersmeet Township, Michigan is 1,654.0 ft. (504.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Lat: 46.258959 N        Long: -89.265947 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 10   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 43   (9.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 62   (13.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 83   (17.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 50   (10.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 61   (13.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 37   (7.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 13   (2.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 26   (5.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 10   (2.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 10   (2.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 29   (6.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 23   (4.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 355

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 133

In 3-person carpool : 11

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 : 1

Bicycle : 3

Walked : 67

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 28


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 200

5 to 9 minutes : 158

10 to 14 minutes : 78

15 to 19 minutes : 70

20 to 24 minutes : 21

25 to 29 minutes : 10

30 to 34 minutes : 16

35 to 39 minutes : 4

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 4

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 312

No Social Security income : 410


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 248

No retirement income : 474


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 28

$20,000 to $24,999 : 29

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 111

$35,000 to $39,999 : 44

$40,000 to $44,999 : 35

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $74,999 : 48

$75,000 to $99,999 : 80

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $36,364


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Watersmeet Township, Michigan

  • WERL (950 AM; 1.0 kW; Eagle River, WI; Owner: Heartland Comm. License, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Watersmeet Township, Michigan

  • NEW (89.1 FM; Sayner, WI; Owner: Northwoods Catholic Radio)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Eagle River, WI; Owner: Wrvm, Inc.)
  • WRJO (94.5 FM; Land O Lakes, WI; Owner: Heartland Comm. License, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 59  (22.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 51  (19.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 20  (7.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (3.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 71  (26.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 61  (25.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 86  (36.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 78  (32.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Watersmeet Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Watersmeet Township, Michigan

  • Kings Land O' Lakes


    (about 7.9 miles in Watersmeet, Michigan; Airport Code: LNL)

  • Eagle River Union


    (about 22.6 miles in Eagle River, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EGV)

  • Lakeland/Noble F. Lee Memorial Field


    (about 31.9 miles in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ARV)

  • Rhinelander/Oneida County


    (about 44.3 miles in Monico, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RHI)

  • Gogebic-Iron County


    (about 45.2 miles in Bessemer, Michigan; Airport Code: IWD)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

66.46%

Carpooled

15.35%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.40%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.61%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

9.90%

Other Means

1.41%

Worked At Home

5.86%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 402

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 46

Female householder, no husband present : 72

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 197

Householder not living alone : 5


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Watersmeet 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 : 24

All other households : 669


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 311

Renter-occupied housing units : 91

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 46

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 44

Renter-occupied housing units : 28

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 187

Renter-occupied housing units : 15


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 50

$15,000 to $19,999 : 82

$20,000 to $24,999 : 75

$25,000 to $29,999 : 48

$30,000 to $34,999 : 121

$35,000 to $39,999 : 53

$40,000 to $44,999 : 37

$45,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 38

$60,000 to $74,999 : 48

$75,000 to $99,999 : 82

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,633


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 722

Vacant : 911


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 20

Built 2000 to 2004 : 87

Built 1990 to 1999 : 253

Built 1980 to 1989 : 291

Built 1970 to 1979 : 312

Built 1960 to 1969 : 225

Built 1950 to 1959 : 98

Built 1940 to 1949 : 96

Built 1939 or earlier : 251


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 359

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 251

Electricity : 50

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 4

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 56

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 2

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Watersmeet Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 49

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $69,999 : 54

$70,000 to $79,999 : 34

$80,000 to $89,999 : 32

$90,000 to $99,999 : 9

$100,000 to $124,999 : 44

$125,000 to $149,999 : 15

$150,000 to $174,999 : 24

$175,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 to $249,999 : 69

$250,000 to $299,999 : 31

$300,000 to $399,999 : 42

$400,000 to $499,999 : 20

$500,000 to $749,999 : 38

$750,000 to $999,999 : 4

$1,000,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Watersmeet 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 : 24

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 280

Housing units without a mortgage : 280


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $612,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $56,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $215,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $31,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $120,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $210,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $208,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $243,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $64,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Watersmeet Township, Michigan: 64.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 35 35 $3,117,403
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 35 $3,117,403
2000        
  Single Family 27 27 $2,851,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $2,851,700
2001        
  Single Family 26 26 $3,354,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 26 $3,354,500
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 23 23 $3,015,250
  Two Family 1 2 $50,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 25 $3,065,250
2004        
  Single Family 13 13 $2,280,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $279,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 17 $2,559,000
2005        
  Single Family 18 18 $4,060,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $4,060,000
2006        
  Single Family 20 20 $5,385,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $5,385,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Watersmeet Township, MI): $32,019
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Watersmeet Township): $78,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Watersmeet Township): $421
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 25.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 54.2%
Electricity: 4.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 6.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

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



Health Care Centers Close To Watersmeet Township, Michigan

United Home Care


     Address: 1400 West Ice Lake Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/10/1998

Horizon Home Care


     Address: 1001 Giesau Drive, Ontonagon, Michigan 49953
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/14/2002

Ministry Hm Cr Hh Rhinelander


     Address: 1860 N Stevens St Po Box 716, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 12/11/1991

Caring Home Health


     Address: N10567 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/3/1982

Com Hlth Resources


     Address: 1133 S Fourth Ave Po Box 110, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/21/1983

Hospitals Close To Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Iron County Community Hospital


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

Howard Young Med Ctr


     Address: 240 Maple St Po Box 470, Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 2251 North Shore Dr, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Grand View Hospital


     Address: N10561 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Flambeau Hsptl


     Address: 98 Sherry Ave P0 Box 310, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Aspirus Lillian Kerr Healthcare Center


     Address: 2383 State Hwy 17, Phelps, Wisconsin 54554
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Iron River Care Center


     Address: 330 Lincoln Ave, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Dr Kate Newcomb Conv Ctr


     Address: 301 Elm St, Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Gogebic Medical Care Facility


     Address: 402 North Street, Wakefield, Michigan 49968
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Villa Maria Hlth Rehab Ctr


     Address: 300 Villa Dr, Hurley, Wisconsin 54534
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Watersmeet Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 150 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Watersmeet Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 245
    Disabled Workers: 35
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Gogebic County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.31%
  • Bush & Cheney 46.56%
  • Other 1.14%



(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 Watersmeet Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Gogebic County, MI

4.68 % of Gogebic County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,288

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Iron County , WI 0.58 % ($19,273 AGI )
  • Ontonagon County , MI 0.39 % ($23,227 AGI )
  • Vilas County , WI 0.19 % ($22,455 AGI )

Relocation away from Gogebic County, MI

6.48 % of Gogebic 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 $25,674

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Iron County , WI 0.72 % ($26,690 AGI )
  • Marquette County , MI 0.43 % ($35,160 AGI )
  • Ontonagon County , MI 0.28 % ($33,250 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 Watersmeet Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Watersmeet Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/28/2006, 06:00 pm 0 0 $4K --
07/30/1999, 08:20 pm 0 0 -- $60K
         





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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 Watersmeet 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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