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   (County: Allegan County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Watson 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
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 76

5 to 9 years : 67

10 to 14 years : 60

15 to 17 years : 132

18 and 19 years : 41

20 years : 0

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 66

25 to 29 years : 61

30 to 34 years : 70

35 to 39 years : 98

40 to 44 years : 116

45 to 49 years : 122

50 to 54 years : 71

55 to 59 years : 90

60 and 61 years : 47

62 to 64 years : 32

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 20

70 to 74 years : 35

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 6

85 years and over : 2

Female:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 9 years : 41

10 to 14 years : 76

15 to 17 years : 50

18 and 19 years : 39

20 years : 6

21 years : 53

22 to 24 years : 39

25 to 29 years : 29

30 to 34 years : 71

35 to 39 years : 126

40 to 44 years : 57

45 to 49 years : 94

50 to 54 years : 68

55 to 59 years : 64

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 14

65 and 66 years : 21

67 to 69 years : 38

70 to 74 years : 45

75 to 79 years : 19

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,061

Multiple ancestry : 799

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 30

Ancestry not reported : 396


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,218

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 10

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 36

Not a U.S. citizen : 22


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 139

5 to 17 years : 426

18 to 24 years : 250

25 to 34 years : 231

35 to 44 years : 397

45 to 54 years : 355

55 to 59 years : 154

60 and 61 years : 62

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 171

75 years and over : 55

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 133

5 to 17 years : 395

18 to 24 years : 223

25 to 34 years : 206

35 to 44 years : 351

45 to 54 years : 305

55 to 59 years : 125

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 40

65 to 74 years : 145

75 years and over : 51

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 25

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 38

55 to 59 years : 21

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 26

75 years and over : 4

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 7

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 : 2

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 20

45 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,091

Female : 920

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 112

Female : 95

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 10

Foreign born:

Male : 38

Female : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,938

Born in other state in the United States : 197

Native: born outside the United States : 10

Foreign born : 48


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 508

Now married, except separated : 964

Divorced : 132

Separated : 12

Widowed : 32

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 50

Now married, except separated : 111

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 13

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 46

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,059

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 54

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Watson Township, Michigan

  • German: 485   (22.5%)
  • Dutch: 332   (15.4%)
  • English: 297   (13.8%)
  • Irish: 223   (10.4%)
  • United States Or American: 222   (10.3%)
  • Other Groups: 118   (5.5%)
  • Polish: 102   (4.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 74   (3.4%)
  • Swedish: 54   (2.5%)
  • Scottish: 52   (2.4%)
  • Italian: 47   (2.2%)
  • Norwegian: 24   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 15   (0.7%)
  • Danish: 15   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 15   (0.7%)
  • European: 13   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 10   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 8   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 4   (0.2%)
  • British: 4   (0.2%)
  • Latvian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 3   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 1   (0.0%)
  • Slavic: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Watson Township, Michigan is 2,286



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Watson Township, Michigan: 1,241
Female Population in Watson Township, Michigan: 1,045


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Watson Township, Michigan: 37.2
Median Female Resident Age in Watson Township, Michigan: 37.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Watson Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

39.5

Male

38.0

Female

41.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

14.5

Male

16.0

Female

14.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.5

Male

46.5

Female

31.5

Asian


Both sexes

28.5

Male

20.5

Female

30.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.5

Male

17.5

Female

28.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

11.0

Male

10.0

Female

18.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

16.0

Male

14.8

Female

16.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.0

Male

38.3

Female

42.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Watson Township, Michigan


  • White: 2,193
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 12
  • Asian: 10
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 50
  • Two or More Races: 21



(updated 2013)



The population density in Watson Township, Michigan is 58 people per square mile.


(updated 2010)



Foreign Born Residents in Watson Township, Michigan

Watson Township: 10
         Asia: 0.0%
         Europe: 60.0%
         Latin America: 40.0%

Michigan: 523,589
         Asia: 40.0%
         Europe: 30.0%
         Latin America: 16.9%


(updated 2010)



The daytime population change in Watson Township, Michigan due to commuting is -0 (-0.0%).


(updated 2010)



Marriage Population in Watson Township, Michigan

Male:

 

Never Married

12.91%

Now Married:

 

Married, Spouse Present

31.75%

Married, Spouse Absent:

 

Separated

0.91%

Other

0.52%

Widowed

1.30%

Divorced

4.50%

Female:

 

Never Married

8.80%

Now Married:

 

Married, Spouse Present

31.81%

Married, Spouse Absent:

 

Separated

0.26%

Other

0.26%

Widowed

2.48%

Divorced

4.50%

(updated 2010)



Urban/Rural Population in Watson Township, Michigan

Urban:

 

Inside Urbanized Areas

0.0%

Inside Urban Clusters

0.0%

Rural:

 

Farm

5.86%

Nonfarm

94.14%

(updated 2010)



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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (1.19%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 10   (1.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 22   (3.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (3.28%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (3.73%)
  • 11th Grade: 35   (5.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (1.94%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 324   (48.29%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 36   (5.37%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 84   (12.52%)
  • Associate Degree: 28   (4.17%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 40   (5.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (2.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.75%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.6%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (1.61%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (1.45%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (1.61%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (4.03%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 18   (2.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 278   (44.84%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 63   (10.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 77   (12.42%)
  • Associate Degree: 57   (9.19%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 51   (8.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (2.58%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)



School Enrollment in Watson Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Enrolled In Nursery School, Preschool: 7 (0.7%)
  • Enrolled In Kindergarten: 19 (1.9%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 1 To Grade 4: 81 (8.0%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 5 To Grade 8: 88 (8.7%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 9 To Grade 12: 68 (6.7%)
  • Enrolled In College, Undergraduate Years: 17 (1.7%)
  • Enrolled In Graduate Or Professional School: 0 (0.0%)
  • Not Enrolled In School: 737 (72.5%)

Female:


  • Enrolled In Nursery School, Preschool: 24 (2.5%)
  • Enrolled In Kindergarten: 16 (1.7%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 1 To Grade 4: 82 (8.6%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 5 To Grade 8: 68 (7.1%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 9 To Grade 12: 60 (6.3%)
  • Enrolled In College, Undergraduate Years: 25 (2.6%)
  • Enrolled In Graduate Or Professional School: 2 (0.2%)
  • Not Enrolled In School: 675 (70.9%)

(updated 2010)



Largest School Agency's In Watson Township, Michigan

  • Otsego Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 313 W. Allegan Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6066, Students: 2,268 )

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

  • Otsego Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 538 Washington Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6199, Students: 516 )

  • Dix Street Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 503 Dix Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6099, Students: 389 )

  • Allegan Street Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 313 W. Allegan Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6069, Students: 346 )

  • Otsego Alternative High School


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 540 Washington St., Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6166, Students: 31 )

  • Allegan County Even Start


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 112 Kalamazoo Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 673-2161, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Watson Township, Michigan

  • Otsego High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 540 Washington Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6166, Students: 711 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Watson Township, Michigan

  • Otsego Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 247 E Allegan Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 694-6738, Students: 141 )

  • St Margaret School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 736 S Farmer Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 694-2951, Students: 98 )

  • Peace Evangelical Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 805 S Wilmott Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 694-6104, Students: 19 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Watson Township, Michigan

  • Otsego District Public Library


    401 Dix Street, Otsego, MI 49078

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Watson Township, Michigan


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Watson Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Hopkins Fire Department Station 2   (2) Otsego Fire Department And Rescue   (3) Otsego Police Department   (4) Otsego Public Library  

Canal


(1) Goldspring Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Blackman Cemetery   (2) Immanuel Cemetery   (3) Miner Cemetery   (4) Mountain Home Cemetery   (5) Pine Creek Cemetery   (6) Saint Margaret Cemetery   (7) Trowbridge Methodist Cemetery  

Church


(1) Calvary Church   (2) First Baptist Church   (3) First Congregational Church   (4) Friendship Wesleyan Church   (5) Good Shepherd Nazarene Church   (6) Hope Lutheran Church   (7) Immanuel Church   (8) Otsego Church Of God   (9) Peace Church   (10) Saint Margaret S Catholic Church   (11) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (12) Trow Bridge Church   (13) United Methodist Church   (14) Watson Bible Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Otsego   (2) Township Of Otsego   (3) Township Of Trowbridge   (4) Township Of Watson  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 49   (2) Interchange 50  

Dam


(1) Otsego Dam   (2) Plainwell Dam  

Hospital


(1) Borgess Family Medicine   (2) Borgess Pipp Hospital   (3) Otsego Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Lake Sixteen   (2) Osgood Lake   (3) Ruppert Lake   (4) Schnable Lake   (5) School Section Lake  

Locale


(1) Abronia Station Historical   (2) Bittersweet Ski Resort   (3) Eagle Creek Golf Club   (4) Fisk Station Historical   (5) Kellogg Station Historical   (6) Lynx Golf Course   (7) Otsego Station   (8) Prairiewood Golf Course   (9) Trowbridge Dam  

Park


(1) North Side Park   (2) Otsego Methodist Church Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Gun River West Mobile Home Park   (2) Otsego   (3) Watson   (4) Watson S Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Abronia Post Office Historical   (2) Dent Post Office Historical   (3) Kellogg Post Office Historical   (4) Otsego Post Office   (5) Watson Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Allegan Street Elementary School   (2) Blackman School   (3) Clifford School   (4) Dix Street School   (5) Hart School   (6) Hicks School   (7) Hughes School   (8) Osborn School   (9) Otsego High School   (10) Otto School   (11) Plainwell High School   (12) Ross School   (13) Saint Margaret School   (14) Wright School  

Stream


(1) Base Line Creek   (2) Gun River   (3) Miner Creek   (4) Osgood Drain   (5) Pine Creek   (6) Schnable Brook   (7) School Section Brook  

Tower


(1) Wqxc-am Otsego   (2) Wqxc-fm Otsego  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Watson Township, Michigan

49078 (pop. 9,076)


Cities Nearby Watson Township, Michigan

Martin Village, MI  (pop. 456) 4.4 Miles
Hopkins Village, MI  (pop. 733) 5.2 Miles
Hopkins Township, MI  (pop. 2,859) 5.8 Miles
Martin Township, MI  (pop. 2,862) 6.2 Miles
Allegan Township, MI  (pop. 4,615) 6.3 Miles
Otsego Township, MI  (pop. 4,924) 6.5 Miles
Otsego City, MI  (pop. 3,846) 6.8 Miles
Allegan City, MI  (pop. 4,838) 7.0 Miles
Wayland Township, MI  (pop. 3,268) 7.2 Miles
Monterey Township, MI  (pop. 2,520) 7.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Watson Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Watson Township, Michigan is 797.0 ft. (243.0 meters)



Land Area in Watson Township, Michigan: 35.4 Sq. Miles
Water Area in Watson Township, Michigan: 0.7 Sq. Miles



Latitude/Longitude of Watson Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.555243 N        Long: -85.719743 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 33   (3.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 39   (4.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 43   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 162   (16.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 112   (11.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 111   (11.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 134   (13.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 63   (6.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 22   (2.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 34   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 16   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 93   (9.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 101   (10.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 988

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 90

In 3-person carpool : 13

In 4-person carpool : 14

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 : 6

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 42


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 5

5 to 9 minutes : 47

10 to 14 minutes : 149

15 to 19 minutes : 239

20 to 24 minutes : 183

25 to 29 minutes : 55

30 to 34 minutes : 154

35 to 39 minutes : 65

40 to 44 minutes : 86

45 to 59 minutes : 106

60 to 89 minutes : 9

90 or more minutes : 13


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 174

No Social Security income : 616


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 153

No retirement income : 637


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 27

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 33

$30,000 to $34,999 : 35

$35,000 to $39,999 : 34

$40,000 to $44,999 : 33

$45,000 to $49,999 : 60

$50,000 to $59,999 : 54

$60,000 to $74,999 : 122

$75,000 to $99,999 : 81

$100,000 to $124,999 : 63

$125,000 to $149,999 : 15

$150,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $57,019


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Watson Township, Michigan

  • WBCH (1220 AM; 0.25 kW; Hastings, MI; Owner: Barry Broadcasting Co.)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10.0 kW; Holland, MI; Owner: Lanser Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20.0 kW; Moline, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WBFN (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WNWZ (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Kalamazoo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHTC (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Holland, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University B Of C)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; 4.1 kW; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WFUR (1570 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Furniture City Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1.2 kW; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 1.0 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 0.3 kW; Jamestown, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Otsego, MI; Owner: Vintage Radio Enterprises, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Watson Township, Michigan

  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; Hastings, MI; Owner: Barry Broadcasting Co.)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Furniture City Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Regents Of The University Of Michigan)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Regents Of The University Of Michigan)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WVFM (106.5 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Rapids Cable Access Center)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Bridgebuilders International Leadership Network)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Hastings, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Veritas Communications Corporation)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Dowling, MI; Owner: Lansing Community College)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Holy Family Oratory Of St. Philip Neri)
  • WTHS (89.9 FM; Holland, MI; Owner: Hope College)
  • WXPZ (90.1 FM; Glenn, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • WCFG (90.9 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; Moline, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WTNP (91.9 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; Saugatuck, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WTNR (94.5 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WBCK-FM (95.3 FM; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WMAX-FM (96.1 FM; Jamestown, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WYZO (96.5 FM; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; Moline, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Lanser Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Watson Township, Michigan

  • WXMI (Channel 17; Middleville, MI; Owner: Tribune Television Holdings, Inc.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Freedom Broadcasting Of Michigan Licensee, L.l.c.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, Llc)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; Middleville, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Watson Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 79  (13.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 31  (5.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 54  (9.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 15  (2.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 131  (22.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 118  (26.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 91  (20.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 139  (31.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)



Most Common Industries in Watson Township, Michigan

Male:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

3.62%

Mining

0.10%

Construction

9.10%

Manufacturing

23.48%

Wholesale Trade

2.74%

Retail Trade

3.42%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

1.96%

Utilities

0.68%

Information

0.29%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

1.08%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

0.29%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

1.57%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.0%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

1.76%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

1.27%

Health Care And Social Assistance

0.78%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.20%

Accommodation And Food Services

1.17%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

1.86%

Public Administration

0.78%

Female:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.49%

Mining

0.0%

Construction

0.59%

Manufacturing

13.01%

Wholesale Trade

0.88%

Retail Trade

5.97%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

0.59%

Utilities

0.0%

Information

0.88%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

3.33%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

0.39%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

1.17%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.0%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

1.08%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

2.74%

Health Care And Social Assistance

8.02%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.20%

Accommodation And Food Services

2.05%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

1.37%

Public Administration

1.08%


(updated 2010)



There are 75 Farms In Watson Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Watson Township, Michigan

Pnc Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $633.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)



Salary Income in Watson Township, Michigan (1999)

With Wage Or Salary Income

85.88%

No Wage Or Salary Income

14.12%

(updated 2010)



Self-Employment Income in Watson Township, Michigan (1999)

With Self-employment Income

14.27%

No Self-employment Income

85.73%

(updated 2010)



Airports Near Watson Township, Michigan

  • Tulip City


    (about 23.5 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 23.6 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 23.6 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 24.6 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 24.6 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Park Township


    (about 27.9 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 29.5 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 46.7 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 46.7 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Greenville Municipal


    (about 46.9 miles in Greenville, Michigan; Airport Code: MI1)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Watson Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.93%

Carpooled

13.31%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.20%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.20%

Other Means

0.60%

Worked At Home

3.77%



(updated 2010)



Most Common Occupations in Watson Township, Michigan

Male:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

1.57%

Farmers And Farm Managers

1.76%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

0.39%

Financial Specialists

0.29%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

0.20%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.88%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.20%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.29%

Community And Social Services Occupations

0.29%

Legal Occupations

0.49%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

0.98%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.0%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

0.20%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.20%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

0.0%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.49%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

0.59%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

1.76%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

0.20%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

2.74%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

2.54%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

1.47%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

1.37%

Construction Trades Workers

5.38%

Extraction Workers

0.0%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

6.07%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

16.83%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.0%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.20%

Motor Vehicle Operators

3.23%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.39%

Material Moving Workers

5.19%

Female:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

2.25%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.39%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

1.27%

Financial Specialists

0.98%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

0.68%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.0%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.39%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.29%

Community And Social Services Occupations

0.78%

Legal Occupations

0.20%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

1.37%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.68%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

1.86%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.39%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

3.13%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

2.54%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

1.17%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

2.05%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

4.11%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

9.49%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.0%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.0%

Construction Trades Workers

0.20%

Extraction Workers

0.0%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

0.20%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

7.24%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.39%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.20%

Motor Vehicle Operators

0.10%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.0%

Material Moving Workers

1.47%


(updated 2010)



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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 535

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 38

Female householder, no husband present : 58

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 134

Householder not living alone : 25


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 2

Male householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 20

All other households : 765


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 513

Renter-occupied housing units : 22

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 36

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 54

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 142

Renter-occupied housing units : 17


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 22

$15,000 to $19,999 : 42

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 64

$30,000 to $34,999 : 59

$35,000 to $39,999 : 57

$40,000 to $44,999 : 37

$45,000 to $49,999 : 78

$50,000 to $59,999 : 73

$60,000 to $74,999 : 128

$75,000 to $99,999 : 86

$100,000 to $124,999 : 57

$125,000 to $149,999 : 28

$150,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Total : 896


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 790

Vacant : 106


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 46

Built 2000 to 2004 : 139

Built 1990 to 1999 : 267

Built 1980 to 1989 : 65

Built 1970 to 1979 : 105

Built 1960 to 1969 : 42

Built 1950 to 1959 : 34

Built 1940 to 1949 : 15

Built 1939 or earlier : 183


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 60

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 362

Electricity : 22

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 165

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 127

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 54

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Watson Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 19

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 18

$80,000 to $89,999 : 15

$90,000 to $99,999 : 14

$100,000 to $124,999 : 112

$125,000 to $149,999 : 155

$150,000 to $174,999 : 73

$175,000 to $199,999 : 47

$200,000 to $249,999 : 59

$250,000 to $299,999 : 45

$300,000 to $399,999 : 37

$400,000 to $499,999 : 31

$500,000 to $749,999 : 12

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Watson 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 : 11

Home equity loan only : 157

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 287

Housing units without a mortgage : 290


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $205,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $143,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $139,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $127,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $78,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $98,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $123,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $137,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $154,200


(updated 2009)



Housing Occupancy in Watson Township, Michigan

Occupied

92.70%

Vacant

7.30%

(updated 2010)



Vacant Housing Units in Watson Township, Michigan

Owner Occupied

91.55%

Renter Occupied

8.45%

(updated 2010)



Percentage of Family Households in Watson Township, Michigan: 78.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Watson Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)



Workers who live and work in Watson Township, Michigan: 0 (0.0%)


(updated 2010)



Average Household Size in Watson Township, Michigan: 2.77
Average Household Size in Michigan: 2.49


(updated 2010)





Median Household Income In 2000 (Watson Township, MI): $49,070
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Watson Township): $102,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Watson Township): $459
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Watson Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 10.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 56.3%
Electricity: 1.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 20.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 10.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Watson Township, Michigan

Institutionalized population

0.0%

Correctional facilities for adults

0.0%

Federal detention centers

0.0%

Federal prisons

0.0%

State prisons

0.0%

Local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

0.0%

Correctional residential facilities

0.0%

Military disciplinary barracks and jails

0.0%

Juvenile facilities

0.0%

Group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Correctional facilities intended for juveniles

0.0%

Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities

0.0%

Other institutional facilities

0.0%

Mental (Psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

0.0%

Hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

0.0%

In-patient hospice facilities

0.0%

Military treatment facilities with assigned patients

0.0%

Residential schools for people with disabilities

0.0%

Noninstitutionalized population

100.00%

College/University student housing

0.0%

Military quarters

0.0%

Military barracks and dormitories (non-disciplinary)

0.0%

Military ships

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

100.00%

Emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

0.0%

Group homes intended for adults

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for adults

0.0%

Maritime/merchant vessels

0.0%

Workers' group living quarters and Job Corps centers

100.00%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%


(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 Watson Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Watson Township, Michigan

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 5401 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/10/1981

Borgess Visiting Nurses


     Address: 348 North Burdick St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Paragon Home Healthcare, Inc


     Address: 5106 Lovers Lane, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/14/2007

Bronson Home Health Care


     Address: 820 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/6/1995

Alliance Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 3408 Miller Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/4/2007

Hospitals Close To Watson Township, Michigan

Bronson Methodist Hospital


     Address: 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Borgess Medical Center


     Address: 1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49024
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Allegan General Hospital


     Address: 555 Linn Street, Allegan, Michigan 49010
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Lakeview Community Hospital


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

Pennock Hospital


     Address: 1009 W Green St, Hastings, Michigan 49058
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Watson Township, Michigan

Life Care Center Of Plainwell


     Address: 320 Brigham St, Plainwell, Michigan 49080
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Borgess Nursing Home


     Address: 537 Chicago Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Alamo Nursing Home Inc


     Address: 8290 W C Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 96%

The Springs At The Fountains


     Address: 1451 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 40
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Tendercare Of Westwood


     Address: 2575 N Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 101
     Percent Occupied: 86%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Watson Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 34 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Watson Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 1,045
    Disabled Workers: 265
    Widowers Workers: 175
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 125


(updated 2007)



Allegan County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.90%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.11%
  • Other 0.98%



(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 Watson Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Allegan County, MI

6.36 % of Allegan County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $40,012

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $50,278

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Ottawa County , MI 1.56 % ($40,551 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 1.26 % ($40,250 AGI )
  • Kalamazoo County , MI 0.82 % ($40,391 AGI )

Relocation away from Allegan County, MI

6.86 % of Allegan 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 $35,274

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,250

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Ottawa County , MI 1.44 % ($36,279 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 1.10 % ($30,313 AGI )
  • Kalamazoo County , MI 1.06 % ($30,944 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 Watson 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 Watson Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Watson Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 2 5 2 7 9 3 6 1 2 3 0 4 3
    per 100,000 51 126 50 177 226 76 154 26 53 80 0 101 76
Robbery 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 25 0 0 0 25 0 51 52 26 27 0 0 0
Assault 9 12 6 10 13 12 1 4 4 3 4 3 5
    per 100,000 228 302 150 253 326 305 26 105 105 80 101 76 126
Burglary 16 15 9 21 22 19 15 11 16 11 8 13 8
    per 100,000 405 377 225 531 552 483 385 288 420 292 202 329 202
Larceny Theft 116 86 120 117 125 91 70 65 59 55 45 53 57
    per 100,000 2,934 2,162 3,003 2,957 3,135 2,315 1,795 1,700 1,550 1,462 1,138 1,341 1,442
Vehicle Theft 10 4 5 5 4 2 1 1 2 4 0 1 1
    per 100,000 253 101 125 126 100 51 26 26 53 106 0 25 25
Arson 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 51 25 25 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 4 2 4 6 4 2 2 2 2 1 2 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
36 27 34 36 38 28 22 19 19 18 13 17 17
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
20 15 18 20 22 16 12 11 11 10 7 9 9


(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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