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Demographics Analysis

The people of Watervliet 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
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 73

5 to 9 years : 115

10 to 14 years : 125

15 to 17 years : 59

18 and 19 years : 27

20 years : 0

21 years : 75

22 to 24 years : 127

25 to 29 years : 48

30 to 34 years : 62

35 to 39 years : 156

40 to 44 years : 94

45 to 49 years : 150

50 to 54 years : 203

55 to 59 years : 132

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 30

65 and 66 years : 16

67 to 69 years : 25

70 to 74 years : 71

75 to 79 years : 57

80 to 84 years : 52

85 years and over : 12

Female:

Under 5 years : 193

5 to 9 years : 146

10 to 14 years : 214

15 to 17 years : 16

18 and 19 years : 22

20 years : 18

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 152

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 100

40 to 44 years : 100

45 to 49 years : 84

50 to 54 years : 135

55 to 59 years : 226

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 27

65 and 66 years : 40

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 83

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 71

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,141

Multiple ancestry : 871

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 414


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,018

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 : 27

Not a U.S. citizen : 381


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 266

5 to 17 years : 675

18 to 24 years : 269

25 to 34 years : 262

35 to 44 years : 450

45 to 54 years : 572

55 to 59 years : 358

60 and 61 years : 66

62 to 64 years : 57

65 to 74 years : 259

75 years and over : 192

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 266

5 to 17 years : 454

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 118

35 to 44 years : 335

45 to 54 years : 264

55 to 59 years : 193

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 102

75 years and over : 136

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 107

18 to 24 years : 94

25 to 34 years : 52

35 to 44 years : 115

45 to 54 years : 222

55 to 59 years : 165

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 157

75 years and over : 56

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 : 114

18 to 24 years : 103

25 to 34 years : 92

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 86

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 958

Female : 1,014

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 529

Female : 517

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 256

Female : 152


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,573

Born in other state in the United States : 858

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 50


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 437

Now married, except separated : 591

Divorced : 182

Separated : 31

Widowed : 86

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 96

Now married, except separated : 676

Divorced : 66

Separated : 27

Widowed : 74

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 167

Now married, except separated : 94

Divorced : 33

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,454

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 326

Speak English less than "very well" : 315

German:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 19


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Watervliet Township, Michigan

  • German: 1,078   (27.9%)
  • Irish: 543   (14.1%)
  • Other Groups: 360   (9.3%)
  • English: 303   (7.8%)
  • Italian: 250   (6.5%)
  • Dutch: 240   (6.2%)
  • United States Or American: 187   (4.8%)
  • Polish: 167   (4.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 161   (4.2%)
  • Swedish: 89   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 83   (2.2%)
  • Norwegian: 68   (1.8%)
  • Welsh: 61   (1.6%)
  • Hungarian: 60   (1.6%)
  • Yugoslavian: 23   (0.6%)
  • British: 22   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 22   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 19   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 19   (0.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 15   (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 14   (0.4%)
  • Slovene: 14   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 14   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 11   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 11   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 10   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.2%)
  • European: 4   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Watervliet Township, Michigan is 3,426



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Watervliet Township, Michigan: 1,743
Female Population in Watervliet Township, Michigan: 1,683


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Watervliet Township, Michigan: 41.5
Median Female Resident Age in Watervliet Township, Michigan: 38.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Watervliet Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

44.6

Male

44.1

Female

45.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.8

Male

32.5

Female

33.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.0

Male

37.0

Female

19.0

Asian


Both sexes

38.0

Male

38.0

Female

36.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

19.7

Male

19.6

Female

19.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

11.5

Male

10.5

Female

11.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

18.6

Male

18.9

Female

16.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.3

Male

44.8

Female

45.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Watervliet Township, Michigan


  • White: 2,481
  • African American: 131
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 814
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (1.25%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.68%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 13   (1.25%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (2.99%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (2.12%)
  • 10th Grade: 36   (3.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 35   (3.38%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (1.45%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 417   (40.21%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 95   (9.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 168   (16.2%)
  • Associate Degree: 73   (7.04%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 93   (8.97%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (0.58%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (0.96%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.29%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.08%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (2.04%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (1.78%)
  • 10th Grade: 66   (5.6%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (1.53%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 18   (1.53%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 542   (46.01%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 127   (10.78%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 186   (15.79%)
  • Associate Degree: 94   (7.98%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 32   (2.72%)
  • Master's Degree: 40   (3.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.76%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Watervliet Township, Michigan

  • Watervliet School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 450 E. Red Arrow Highway, Watervliet, MI 49098, Phone: (269) 463-5566, Students: 1,363 )

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

  • Watervliet Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 450 E. Red Arrow Highway, Watervliet, MI 49098, Phone: (269) 463-8531, Students: 311 )

  • South Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 433 Lucinda Lane, Watervliet, MI 49098, Phone: (269) 463-6749, Students: 299 )

  • North Elementary School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 287 Baldwin Avenue, Watervliet, MI 49098, Phone: (269) 463-6755, Students: 295 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Watervliet Township, Michigan

  • Watervliet Senior High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 450 E. Red Arrow Highway, Watervliet, MI 49098, Phone: (269) 463-4221, Students: 435 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Watervliet Township, Michigan

  • St Joseph Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 188 Lucinda Lane, Watervliet, MI 49098, Phone: (269) 463-3941, Students: 130 )

  • Grace Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 325 N M 140, Watervliet, MI 49098, Phone: (269) 463-5545, )

Public Libraries (Central) In Watervliet Township, Michigan

  • Watervliet District Library


    333 North Main Street, Watervliet, MI 49098

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Watervliet Township, Michigan


  • Redtail Nature And Historic Preservation Center


    826 W Armitage Ave, Watervliet, MI 49098

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Watervliet Township, Michigan


Airport


(1) Watervliet Municipal Airport  

Building


(1) Medic 1 Emergency Medical Services North   (2) Watervliet City Fire Department   (3) Watervliet City Hall   (4) Watervliet Library   (5) Watervliet Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Byers Cemetery   (2) Fairview Memorial Cemetery   (3) Kniebes Cemetery   (4) Saint Joseph Cemetery   (5) Saint Mary S Catholic Cemetery   (6) Saint Pauls United Church Of Christ Cemetery   (7) Watervliet Cemetery   (8) Zion Evangelical United Brethren Cemetery  

Church


(1) Central Assembly Of God Church   (2) Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints   (3) Free Church   (4) Living Word Church Of God   (5) Midway Church   (6) New Harvest Church Of Watervliet   (7) New Hope Church   (8) Plymouth Congregational Church   (9) River Of Life Church   (10) Saint Joseph Catholic Church   (11) Saint Paul Church   (12) Salvation House Of Prayer   (13) Watervliet Baptist Church   (14) Watervliet First Methodist Church   (15) Watervliet Seventh Day Adventist Church   (16) Word Of Life Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Watervliet   (2) Township Of Watervliet  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 41  

Hospital


(1) Community Hospital - Watervliet   (2) Watervliet Clinicare  

Lake


(1) Brown Lake   (2) Danneffel Lake   (3) Mud Lake   (4) Paw Paw Lake   (5) Sherwood Lake  

Locale


(1) Paw Paw Lake Golf Club   (2) Paw Paw River Campgrounds   (3) Sunset Drive-in Theatre   (4) Watervliet Rest Area   (5) Watervliet Station  

Mine


(1) White Pit  

Park


(1) Flaherty Park   (2) Fop Sports Park   (3) Forest Beach Park   (4) Hayes Park   (5) Sunset Park  

Populated Place


(1) Pleasant View Mobile Home Park   (2) Watervliet  

Post Office


(1) Watervliet Post Office  

School


(1) Burg School   (2) Byers School   (3) Grace Christian School   (4) Irish School   (5) North Elementary School   (6) Saint Joseph Catholic School   (7) South Bell School   (8) South Elementary School   (9) Stickney School   (10) Sykes School   (11) Watervliet High School  

Stream


(1) Mill Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Watervliet Township, Michigan

49098 (pop. 6,285)


Cities Nearby Watervliet Township, Michigan

Watervliet City, MI  (pop. 1,806) 0.9 Miles
Paw Paw Lake Cdp, MI  (pop. 3,189) 1.3 Miles
Coloma Charter Township, MI  (pop. 5,105) 1.9 Miles
Coloma City, MI  (pop. 1,597) 2.8 Miles
Hartford Township, MI  (pop. 3,123) 4.2 Miles
Hartford City, MI  (pop. 2,645) 4.6 Miles
Lake Michigan Beach Cdp, MI  (pop. 1,152) 6.2 Miles
Hagar Township, MI  (pop. 3,894) 6.4 Miles
Bainbridge Township, MI  (pop. 3,114) 6.5 Miles
Covert Township, MI  (pop. 3,089) 7.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Watervliet Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Watervliet Township, Michigan is 653.0 ft. (199.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Watervliet Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.199955 N        Long: -86.256699 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 81   (5.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 64   (4.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 46   (3.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 68   (4.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 228   (14.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 215   (14.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 203   (13.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 87   (5.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 39   (2.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 79   (5.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 45   (2.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 159   (10.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 221   (14.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,299

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 238

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 : 0

Walked : 32

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 30


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 110

5 to 9 minutes : 133

10 to 14 minutes : 243

15 to 19 minutes : 155

20 to 24 minutes : 302

25 to 29 minutes : 140

30 to 34 minutes : 262

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 115

45 to 59 minutes : 20

60 to 89 minutes : 54

90 or more minutes : 35


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 315

No Social Security income : 891


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 84

No retirement income : 1,122


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 75

$10,000 to $14,999 : 53

$15,000 to $19,999 : 72

$20,000 to $24,999 : 84

$25,000 to $29,999 : 29

$30,000 to $34,999 : 44

$35,000 to $39,999 : 84

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 64

$50,000 to $59,999 : 111

$60,000 to $74,999 : 83

$75,000 to $99,999 : 126

$100,000 to $124,999 : 94

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 33


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $48,730


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Watervliet 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)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Otsego, MI; Owner: Vintage Radio Enterprises, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Watervliet Township, Michigan

  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WXPZ (90.1 FM; Glenn, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • 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)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, 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)
  • 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 Watervliet Township, Michigan

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Watervliet Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 130  (16.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 62  (7.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 142  (18.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 180  (23.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 193  (24.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 173  (21.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 264  (32.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 55 Farms In Watervliet Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Watervliet Township, Michigan

G. W. Jones Exchange Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $62.2k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Watervliet Township, Michigan

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 10.1 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 10.1 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • South Bend International


    (about 34.1 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 34.1 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 34.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 34.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 35.7 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 36.1 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 38.3 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Tulip City


    (about 38.3 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Watervliet Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.20%

Carpooled

12.24%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.19%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.17%

Other Means

2.04%

Worked At Home

2.17%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 678

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 62

Female householder, no husband present : 219

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 219

Householder not living alone : 28


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 13

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 129

All other households : 1,052


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 678

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 49

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 60

Renter-occupied housing units : 159

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 201

Renter-occupied housing units : 46


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 40

$10,000 to $14,999 : 74

$15,000 to $19,999 : 143

$20,000 to $24,999 : 129

$25,000 to $29,999 : 49

$30,000 to $34,999 : 83

$35,000 to $39,999 : 87

$40,000 to $44,999 : 51

$45,000 to $49,999 : 64

$50,000 to $59,999 : 98

$60,000 to $74,999 : 81

$75,000 to $99,999 : 180

$100,000 to $124,999 : 94

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 33


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,775


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,206

Vacant : 569


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 40

Built 2000 to 2004 : 144

Built 1990 to 1999 : 232

Built 1980 to 1989 : 203

Built 1970 to 1979 : 213

Built 1960 to 1969 : 85

Built 1950 to 1959 : 283

Built 1940 to 1949 : 161

Built 1939 or earlier : 414


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 643

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 233

Electricity : 218

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 55

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 30

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 27


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 28

$10,000 to $14,999 : 74

$15,000 to $19,999 : 34

$20,000 to $24,999 : 32

$25,000 to $29,999 : 42

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 31

$60,000 to $69,999 : 64

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 36

$100,000 to $124,999 : 190

$125,000 to $149,999 : 124

$150,000 to $174,999 : 58

$175,000 to $199,999 : 30

$200,000 to $249,999 : 30

$250,000 to $299,999 : 45

$300,000 to $399,999 : 37

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 28

$750,000 to $999,999 : 60

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Watervliet Township, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 109

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 468

Housing units without a mortgage : 411


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $58,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $22,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $105,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $127,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $123,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $126,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $68,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $166,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Watervliet Township, Michigan: 64.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Watervliet Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Watervliet 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 16 16 $1,543,973
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $1,543,973
2000        
  Single Family 38 38 $5,096,984
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $880,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 46 $5,976,984
2001        
  Single Family 17 17 $2,128,643
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $2,128,643
2002        
  Single Family 26 26 $3,082,390
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 26 $3,082,390
2003        
  Single Family 21 21 $2,746,942
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $2,746,942
2004        
  Single Family 32 32 $4,840,199
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $137,125
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

33 35 $4,977,324
2005        
  Single Family 27 27 $4,135,619
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $4,135,619
2006        
  Single Family 31 31 $7,034,894
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 40 $2,300,000
  Total

36 71 $9,334,894


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Watervliet Township, MI): $39,152
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Watervliet Township): $82,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Watervliet Township): $469
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Watervliet Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 65.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 12.4%
Electricity: 12.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 7.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.9%
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 Watervliet Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Watervliet Township, Michigan

Southwest Michigan Home Care Services, Inc


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

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

Memorial Home Care Inc


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

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

Hospitals Close To Watervliet Township, Michigan

Community Hospital- Watervliet


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

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


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

South Haven Community Hospital


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

Lakeview Community Hospital


     Address: 408 Hazen Street, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

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

Nursing Homes Close To Watervliet Township, Michigan

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%

Dowagiac Nursing Home


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

South Haven Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 850 Phillips, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Countryside Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 120 Baseline Rd, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 90%

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%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Watervliet Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 6 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Watervliet Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 765
    Disabled Workers: 205
    Widowers Workers: 140
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 110


(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 Watervliet 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 Watervliet 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 Watervliet Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Watervliet Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 58 0 0 0 0 n/a
Rape 1 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 1 0 2 n/a
    per 100,000 54 54 0 55 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 58 0 115 n/a
Robbery 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 54 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Assault 5 7 8 10 n/a n/a n/a 5 5 5 0 5 n/a
    per 100,000 270 376 440 553 n/a n/a n/a 289 290 291 0 288 n/a
Burglary 11 20 25 28 n/a n/a n/a 5 8 6 8 2 n/a
    per 100,000 594 1,073 1,375 1,549 n/a n/a n/a 289 463 349 461 115 n/a
Larceny Theft 77 100 102 100 n/a n/a n/a 54 32 19 23 31 n/a
    per 100,000 4,155 5,365 5,611 5,531 n/a n/a n/a 3,116 1,854 1,105 1,326 1,785 n/a
Vehicle Theft 4 7 6 0 n/a n/a n/a 1 1 1 2 1 n/a
    per 100,000 216 376 330 0 n/a n/a n/a 58 58 58 115 58 n/a
Arson 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
2 2 2 3 n/a n/a n/a 2 1 2 0 2 n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
23 32 33 32 n/a n/a n/a 15 10 7 8 9 n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
12 17 18 17 n/a n/a n/a 8 6 4 4 5 n/a


(updated 2013)



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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