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Demographics Analysis

The people of Whitefish 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
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 9 years : 8

10 to 14 years : 6

15 to 17 years : 2

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 4

25 to 29 years : 20

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 3

40 to 44 years : 8

45 to 49 years : 21

50 to 54 years : 44

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 23

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 21

75 to 79 years : 37

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 2

Female:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 0

10 to 14 years : 1

15 to 17 years : 4

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 5

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 5

40 to 44 years : 8

45 to 49 years : 5

50 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 44

67 to 69 years : 13

70 to 74 years : 25

75 to 79 years : 23

80 to 84 years : 8

85 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 243

Multiple ancestry : 234

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 44


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 498

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

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 21

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 24

45 to 54 years : 107

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 52

65 to 74 years : 144

75 years and over : 83

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 19

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 99

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 90

75 years and over : 61

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 2

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 19

65 to 74 years : 35

75 years and over : 22

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 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 : 4

65 to 74 years : 19

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 220

Female : 161

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 44

Female : 73

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 14

Female : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 371

Born in other state in the United States : 117

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 23


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 54

Now married, except separated : 234

Divorced : 43

Separated : 7

Widowed : 25

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 100

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 16

Divorced : 0

Separated : 7

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 492

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 7


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Whitefish Township, Michigan

  • German: 138   (20.4%)
  • English: 104   (15.4%)
  • Irish: 90   (13.3%)
  • Other Groups: 39   (5.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 37   (5.5%)
  • United States Or American: 37   (5.5%)
  • Scottish: 31   (4.6%)
  • French Canadian: 26   (3.9%)
  • Polish: 23   (3.4%)
  • Dutch: 20   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 19   (2.8%)
  • Norwegian: 19   (2.8%)
  • European: 15   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 15   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 15   (2.2%)
  • Welsh: 11   (1.6%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.9%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.6%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.4%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 3   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 2   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Whitefish Township, Michigan is 521



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Whitefish Township, Michigan: 278
Female Population in Whitefish Township, Michigan: 243


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Whitefish Township, Michigan: 59.9
Median Female Resident Age in Whitefish Township, Michigan: 64.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Whitefish Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

57.1

Male

56.5

Female

57.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.5

Male

0.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

36.5

Male

32.5

Female

39.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

9.5

Male

9.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

43.8

Male

44.5

Female

43.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.5

Male

45.5

Female

52.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

57.1

Male

56.7

Female

57.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Whitefish Township, Michigan


  • White: 511
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 10
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • 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 Whitefish Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (1.17%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.78%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 17   (6.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.56%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (5.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (2.73%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (2.73%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 87   (33.98%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (8.59%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 50   (19.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (2.34%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21   (8.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (4.3%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (1.17%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.78%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (1.12%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (2.25%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (3.75%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.75%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (4.87%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 124   (46.44%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 26   (9.74%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 35   (13.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (3.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 24   (8.99%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (4.49%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.75%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Whitefish Township, Michigan

  • Whitefish Township Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 58, Paradise, MI 49768, Phone: (906) 492-3353, Students: 64 )

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

  • Whitefish Township School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 58, Paradise, MI 49768, Phone: (906) 492-3353, Students: 59 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Whitefish Township, Michigan

  • Whitefish Township Community Library


    7247 North M-123, Paradise, MI 49768

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Whitefish Township, Michigan


  • Paradise Art Center


    5564 Almond St, Paradise, CA 95969

  • Paradise Depot Museum


    5570 Black Olive Dr, Paradise, CA 95969

  • Paradsie Historical Society Inc


    4170 Fm Rd 2123, Paradise, TX 76073

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Whitefish Township, Michigan


Bay


(1) Little Lake Harbor  

Building


(1) Chippewa Hunt Post   (2) Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum   (3) Whitefish Township Ambulance Corporation Whitefish Township Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Whitefish Township Community Library  

Cape


(1) Crisp Point   (2) Vermilion Point   (3) Whitefish Point  

Cemetery


(1) Baptist Cemetery   (2) Our Lady Of Victory Cemetery   (3) Paradise Cemetery   (4) Whispering Pines Cemetery  

Church


(1) Baptist Church   (2) Our Lady Of Victory Church   (3) United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Whitefish  

Falls


(1) Lower Falls   (2) Upper Falls  

Hospital


(1) Paradise Community Health Center  

Lake


(1) Andrus Lake   (2) Bear Lake   (3) Betsy Lake   (4) Bodi Lake   (5) Browns Lake   (6) Cabin Lake   (7) Camp Ten Lakes   (8) Clark Lake   (9) Culhane Lake   (10) Dry Lakes   (11) Hawkins Lake   (12) Laurie Lakes   (13) Little Lake   (14) Loon Lake   (15) Lost Lake   (16) Marsh Lakes   (17) Mcmullan Lakes   (18) Muskrat Lakes   (19) Parcell Lakes   (20) Pine Lake   (21) Preacher Lake   (22) Round Lake   (23) Section Five Lake   (24) Section Four Lake   (25) Sheephead Lake   (26) The Widewaters   (27) Twomile Lake   (28) Water Tank Lakes   (29) Weatherhogs Lake  

Locale


(1) Andrus Lake State Forest Campground   (2) Bodi Lake State Forest Campground   (3) Bowers Lodge   (4) Browns Fishery   (5) Chippewa Lodge   (6) Crisp Point Lighthouse   (7) Culhane Lake State Forest Campground   (8) Hiawatha Hunt Club   (9) Mouth Of Two Hearted River State Forest Campground   (10) Paradise Tower   (11) Porcupine Inn   (12) Rivermouth Recreation Site   (13) Seminole Lodge   (14) Shelldrake Dam State Forest Campground   (15) Soo Hunting Club   (16) Soo Machine Club   (17) State Waterways Commission Dock   (18) Whitefish Point Bird Observatory  

Park


(1) Emerson Historical Marker   (2) Life Saving Station Historical Marker   (3) Post Office Historical Marker   (4) Sawmill Creek Park   (5) Shelldrake Historical Marker Historical   (6) Tahquamenon Falls State Park   (7) Whitefish Point Lighthouse Historical Marker   (8) Whitefish Township Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Emerson   (2) Paradise   (3) Shelldrake   (4) Snug Harbor   (5) Timberlost   (6) Vermilion   (7) Whitefish Point   (8) Whitehouse Landing  

Post Office


(1) Emerson Post Office Historical   (2) Paradise Post Office   (3) Shelldrake Post Office Historical   (4) Vermilion Post Office Historical   (5) Whitefish Point Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Shelldrake Lake  

School


(1) Whitefish School  

Stream


(1) Anchard Creek   (2) Black Creek   (3) Bowers Creek   (4) Browns Creek   (5) Callam Creek   (6) Carp River   (7) Cheney Creek   (8) Clear Creek   (9) Culhane Creek   (10) Dead Creek   (11) Gage Creek   (12) Galloway Creek   (13) Little Two Hearted River   (14) Lynch Creek   (15) O Briens Creek   (16) Shelldrake River   (17) South Branch Shelldrake River   (18) Tahquamenon River   (19) Threemile Creek   (20) Two Hearted River   (21) Weatherhogs Creek   (22) Wolf Creek  

Swamp


(1) Cranberry Bogs   (2) Goose Marsh  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Whitefish Township, Michigan

49768 (pop. 445)


Cities Nearby Whitefish Township, Michigan

Chippewa Township, MI  (pop. 331) 20.0 Miles
Mcmillan Township, MI  (pop. 2,789) 20.5 Miles
Hulbert Township, MI  (pop. 217) 21.1 Miles
Bay Mills Township, MI  (pop. 1,235) 22.3 Miles
Superior Township, MI  (pop. 1,372) 26.6 Miles
Newberry Village, MI  (pop. 1,555) 27.3 Miles
Pentland Township, MI  (pop. 2,741) 29.2 Miles
Trout Lake Township, MI  (pop. 327) 29.8 Miles
Hendricks Township, MI  (pop. 133) 33.5 Miles
Kinross Charter Township, MI  (pop. 8,534) 33.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Whitefish Township, Michigan

906



Elevation in Whitefish Township, Michigan is 696.0 ft. (212.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Whitefish Township, Michigan

Lat: 46.621431 N        Long: -85.089847 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 10   (6.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 7   (4.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 22   (13.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 44   (27.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 21   (13.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 10   (6.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 5   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 8   (5.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 14   (8.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 13   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 127

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 5

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 : 10

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 11


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 17

5 to 9 minutes : 38

10 to 14 minutes : 11

15 to 19 minutes : 32

20 to 24 minutes : 6

25 to 29 minutes : 3

30 to 34 minutes : 4

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 13

60 to 89 minutes : 7

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 164

No Social Security income : 126


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 121

No retirement income : 169


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 23

$60,000 to $74,999 : 9

$75,000 to $99,999 : 24

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $38,056


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Whitefish Township, Michigan

  • WNBY (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Engadine, MI; Owner: Sovereign Communications, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Whitefish Township, Michigan

  • WHWG (89.9 FM; Trout Lake, MI; Owner: Gospel Opportunities, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Engadine, MI; Owner: Korkee Inc.)
  • WNBY-FM (93.9 FM; Paradise, MI; Owner: Sovereign Communications, Llc)
  • NEW (94.7 FM; Paradise, MI; Owner: Darby Advertising, Inc.)
  • NEW (94.7 FM; Paradise, MI; Owner: Darby Advertising, Inc.)
  • WMJT (96.7 FM; Newberry, MI; Owner: David L. Smith)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Whitefish Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 24  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 22  (21.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 18  (17.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (4.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 24  (22.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 26  (34.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 17  (22.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 31  (41.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Whitefish Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Whitefish Township, Michigan

  • Sault Ste. Marie Airport


    (about 29.2 miles in Brimley, Michigan; Airport Code: YAM)

  • Sault Ste. Marie Metropolitan Area


    (about 35.6 miles in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan; Airport Code: SSM)

  • Kincheloe AFB


    (about 39.6 miles in Kincheloe, Michigan; Airport Code: INR)

  • Chippewa County International


    (about 39.6 miles in Kincheloe, Michigan; Airport Code: CIU)

  • Mackinac Island Airport


    (about 56.6 miles in Mackinac Island, Michigan; Airport Code: MCD)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Whitefish Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

72.00%

Carpooled

15.43%

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

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.86%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

9.71%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 165

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 10

Female householder, no husband present : 3

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 106

Householder not living alone : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 3

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 6

All other households : 281


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 160

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 92

Renter-occupied housing units : 20


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 28

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 29

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 58

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 20

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 35

$60,000 to $74,999 : 12

$75,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 3

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,094


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 290

Vacant : 804


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 24

Built 2000 to 2004 : 40

Built 1990 to 1999 : 253

Built 1980 to 1989 : 126

Built 1970 to 1979 : 156

Built 1960 to 1969 : 199

Built 1950 to 1959 : 131

Built 1940 to 1949 : 106

Built 1939 or earlier : 59


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 27

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 159

Electricity : 30

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 66

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 5

No fuel used : 3


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Whitefish Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 12

$70,000 to $79,999 : 11

$80,000 to $89,999 : 18

$90,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $174,999 : 44

$175,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 to $249,999 : 50

$250,000 to $299,999 : 8

$300,000 to $399,999 : 13

$400,000 to $499,999 : 18

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Whitefish 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 : 2

Home equity loan only : 3

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 83

Housing units without a mortgage : 174


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $214,300

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $210,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $85,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $137,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $133,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $168,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $112,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $145,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Whitefish Township, Michigan: 57.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Whitefish Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Whitefish Township, MI): $29,432
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Whitefish Township): $81,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Whitefish Township): $450
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Whitefish Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 60.0%
Electricity: 10.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 5.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 22.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.6%
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 Whitefish Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Whitefish Township, Michigan

Lmas District Health Dept


     Address: 14150 Hamilton Lake Road, Newberry, Michigan 49868
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/1/1972

Chippewa County Health Dept


     Address: 508 Ashmaun Street, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 49783
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

North Woods Home Nursing


     Address: Po Box 307, Manistique, Michigan 49854
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/8/1985

Schoolcraft Memorial Homecare


     Address: 131 South Cedar Street, Manistique, Michigan 49854
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/13/1995

Vitalcare, Inc.


     Address: 761 Lafayette Ave, Cheboygan, Michigan 49721
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/10/1984

Hospitals Close To Whitefish Township, Michigan

Chippewa County War Memorial Hospital


     Address: 500 Osborn Blvd, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 49783
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Cheboygan Memorial Hospital


     Address: 748 S Main, Cheboygan, Michigan 49721
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Northern Michigan Regional Hospital


     Address: 416 Connable Ave, Petoskey, Michigan 49770
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Otsego Memorial Hospital


     Address: 825 N Center Ave, Gaylord, Michigan 49735
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Marquette General Hospital


     Address: 420 West Magnetic Street, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Whitefish Township, Michigan

Tendercare Sault Ste Marie


     Address: 1011 Meridian Rd, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 49783
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 88
     Percent Occupied: 62%

Chippewa County War Mem Hosp Ltcu


     Address: 500 Osborn Blvd, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 49783
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 48
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Mackinac Straits Long Term Care Unit


     Address: 220 Burdette St, Saint Ignace, Michigan 49781
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility


     Address: 520 Main St, Manistique, Michigan 49854
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Cheboygan Mem Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 748 S Main St, Cheboygan, Michigan 49721
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Whitefish Township, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 194 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Whitefish Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 130
    Disabled Workers: 15
    Widowers Workers: 15
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 5


(updated 2007)



Chippewa County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.69%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.33%
  • Other 0.99%



(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 Whitefish Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Chippewa County, MI

5.10 % of Chippewa County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,273

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.15 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $14,350

Michigan Average 0.11 %

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

  • Mackinac County , MI 0.37 % ($22,625 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.15 % ($36,750 AGI )
  • Wayne County , MI 0.14 % ($32,056 AGI )

Relocation away from Chippewa County, MI

5.81 % of Chippewa 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 $29,240

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.12 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,563

Michigan Average 0.06 %

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

  • Mackinac County , MI 0.38 % ($26,460 AGI )
  • Marquette County , MI 0.23 % ($28,467 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.21 % ($25,037 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 Whitefish Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.























Hurricanes And Storms In Whitefish Township, Michigan

  • Extratropical Storm: HAZEL - Wind Speed: 35 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Whitefish Township, Michigan



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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 Whitefish Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



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