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Demographics Analysis

The people of Baraga County, 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
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 162

5 to 9 years : 214

10 to 14 years : 220

15 to 17 years : 180

18 and 19 years : 104

20 years : 80

21 years : 27

22 to 24 years : 222

25 to 29 years : 362

30 to 34 years : 405

35 to 39 years : 337

40 to 44 years : 362

45 to 49 years : 332

50 to 54 years : 339

55 to 59 years : 259

60 and 61 years : 99

62 to 64 years : 251

65 and 66 years : 111

67 to 69 years : 117

70 to 74 years : 137

75 to 79 years : 86

80 to 84 years : 68

85 years and over : 76

Female:

Under 5 years : 225

5 to 9 years : 270

10 to 14 years : 259

15 to 17 years : 155

18 and 19 years : 61

20 years : 41

21 years : 32

22 to 24 years : 132

25 to 29 years : 181

30 to 34 years : 154

35 to 39 years : 298

40 to 44 years : 218

45 to 49 years : 331

50 to 54 years : 387

55 to 59 years : 257

60 and 61 years : 100

62 to 64 years : 210

65 and 66 years : 79

67 to 69 years : 115

70 to 74 years : 195

75 to 79 years : 112

80 to 84 years : 101

85 years and over : 187


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,101

Multiple ancestry : 3,330

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 2

Ancestry not reported : 1,217


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Baraga County, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,451

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 73

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 37

Not a U.S. citizen : 85


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 387

5 to 17 years : 1,298

18 to 24 years : 699

25 to 34 years : 1,102

35 to 44 years : 1,215

45 to 54 years : 1,389

55 to 59 years : 516

60 and 61 years : 199

62 to 64 years : 461

65 to 74 years : 754

75 years and over : 630

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 356

5 to 17 years : 1,097

18 to 24 years : 567

25 to 34 years : 918

35 to 44 years : 996

45 to 54 years : 1,067

55 to 59 years : 449

60 and 61 years : 178

62 to 64 years : 403

65 to 74 years : 604

75 years and over : 503

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 31

5 to 17 years : 150

18 to 24 years : 132

25 to 34 years : 149

35 to 44 years : 211

45 to 54 years : 260

55 to 59 years : 63

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 49

65 to 74 years : 137

75 years and over : 110

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 1

45 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 3

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 35

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 35

35 to 44 years : 7

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 1

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,770

Female : 3,368

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 647

Female : 666

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 69

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 64

Female : 58


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 5,380

Born in other state in the United States : 1,007

Native: born outside the United States : 60

Foreign born : 79


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,952

Now married, except separated : 2,864

Divorced : 630

Separated : 65

Widowed : 440

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 490

Now married, except separated : 446

Divorced : 125

Separated : 24

Widowed : 113

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 20

Divorced : 41

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 29

Now married, except separated : 50

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 1


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 7,979

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

German:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 54

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 92

Speak English less than "very well" : 9


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Baraga County, Michigan

  • Finnish: 2,452   (24.0%)
  • Other Groups: 1,321   (12.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,163   (11.4%)
  • German: 1,118   (11.0%)
  • Swedish: 560   (5.5%)
  • Irish: 547   (5.4%)
  • English: 496   (4.9%)
  • French Canadian: 443   (4.3%)
  • Norwegian: 368   (3.6%)
  • Italian: 290   (2.8%)
  • Polish: 264   (2.6%)
  • Dutch: 190   (1.9%)
  • United States Or American: 170   (1.7%)
  • Croatian: 135   (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 99   (1.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 77   (0.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 72   (0.7%)
  • Belgian: 54   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 52   (0.5%)
  • European: 51   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 29   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 28   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 25   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 24   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 23   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 22   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 21   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 19   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 17   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 14   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 11   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 9   (0.1%)
  • British: 6   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 6   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.0%)
  • Israeli: 4   (0.0%)
  • Armenian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Baraga County, Michigan is 8,650



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Baraga County, Michigan: 4,550
Female Population in Baraga County, Michigan: 4,100


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Baraga County, Michigan: 39.6
Median Female Resident Age in Baraga County, Michigan: 45.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Baraga County, Michigan


White


Both sexes

47.6

Male

46.6

Female

49.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.7

Male

32.7

Female

36.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.2

Male

32.3

Female

32.0

Asian


Both sexes

35.5

Male

23.5

Female

45.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

33.5

Male

21.5

Female

48.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.9

Male

17.8

Female

23.6

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.5

Male

18.8

Female

22.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.8

Male

46.8

Female

49.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Baraga County, Michigan


  • White: 6,526
  • African American: 632
  • American Indian: 1,146
  • Asian: 33
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 4
  • Some Other Race: 22
  • Two or More Races: 287



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Baraga County, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (0.43%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.31%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 34   (1.06%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 125   (3.88%)
  • 9th Grade: 133   (4.13%)
  • 10th Grade: 128   (3.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 110   (3.42%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 100   (3.1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,189   (36.91%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 381   (11.83%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 466   (14.47%)
  • Associate Degree: 169   (5.25%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 289   (8.97%)
  • Master's Degree: 64   (1.99%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.28%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 46   (1.6%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.31%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (0.59%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 142   (4.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 49   (1.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 109   (3.79%)
  • 11th Grade: 94   (3.27%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 63   (2.19%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,187   (41.27%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 218   (7.58%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 398   (13.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 239   (8.31%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 235   (8.17%)
  • Master's Degree: 57   (1.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (0.45%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Baraga County, Michigan

  • L'anse Area Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 201 N. 4th Street, Lanse, MI 49946, Phone: (906) 524-6121, Students: 846 )

  • Baraga Area Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 428, Baraga, MI 49908, Phone: (906) 353-6664, Students: 565 )

  • Arvon Township School District


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: Hcr 1 Box 825, Skanee, MI 49962, Phone: (906) 524-7336, Students: 13 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Baraga County, Michigan

  • Sullivan Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 201 N. 4th Street, Lanse, MI 49946, Phone: (906) 524-7365, Students: 362 )

  • L'anse Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 201 N. 4th Street, Lanse, MI 49946, Phone: (906) 524-5390, Students: 219 )

  • Philip Latendresse School


    ( Grades: 3-6, Location: P.o. Box 428, Baraga, MI 49908, Phone: (906) 353-6664, Students: 148 )

  • Pelkie Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: P.o. Box 428, Baraga, MI 49908, Phone: (906) 353-7538, Students: 121 )

  • Arvon Township School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: Hcr 1 Box 825, Skanee, MI 49962, Phone: (906) 524-7336, Students: 13 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Baraga County, Michigan

  • Baraga Area High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 428, Baraga, MI 49908, Phone: (906) 353-6661, Students: 296 )

  • L'anse High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 201 N. 4th Street, Lanse, MI 49946, Phone: (906) 524-6122, Students: 261 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Baraga County, Michigan

  • Sacred Heart School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 433 Baraga Avenue, Lanse, MI 49946, Phone: (906) 524-5157, Students: 57 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Baraga County, Michigan

  • L'anse Area School-public Library


    201 North 4th Street, Lanse, MI 49946

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Baraga County, Michigan


  • Baraga County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 567, Baraga, MI 49908

  • Covington Township Historical Society


    Po Box 54, Covington, MI 49919

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Baraga County, 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 Baraga County, Michigan.

Area Features of Baraga County, Michigan


Airport


(1) Baraga Airport  

Bar


(1) Point Abbaye Reef  

Bay


(1) Echo Harbor   (2) Finlander Bay   (3) Huron Bay   (4) Keweenaw Bay   (5) L Anse Bay   (6) Lightfoot Bay   (7) Pequaming Bay   (8) Reeds Bay   (9) Sand Bay   (10) Snug Harbor  

Beach


(1) Second Sand Beach  

Building


(1) Arvon Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Aura Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Baraga Correctional Facility   (4) Baraga County Courthouse   (5) Baraga County Historical Museum   (6) Baraga County Sheriff S Office   (7) Baraga Police Department   (8) Baraga Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Bay Ambulance   (10) Covington Township Emergency Medical Services   (11) Covington Township Volunteer Fire Department   (12) Henry Ford Alberta Village Museum   (13) Keweenaw Bay Fire Department   (14) Keweenaw Bay Tribal Police Department   (15) L Anse Fire Department   (16) L Anse Police Department   (17) L Anse Public Library   (18) Michigan Department Of Natural Resources Baraga Forest  

Cape


(1) Abbaye Peninsula   (2) Bendry Point   (3) Lighthouse Point   (4) Pequaming Point   (5) Point Abbaye   (6) Reeds Point   (7) Rock Beach Point   (8) Sand Point   (9) Turner Point  

Cemetery


(1) Assinins Cemetery   (2) Aura Cemetery   (3) Baraga Village Cemetery   (4) Covington Cemetery   (5) Herman Cemetery   (6) Keweenaw Bay Cemetery   (7) L Anse Township Cemetery   (8) Old Skanee Cemetery   (9) Pequaming Cemetery   (10) Pinery Indian Cemetery   (11) Skanee Cemetery  

Census


(1) Zeba Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Baraga Full Gospel Church   (2) Bethany Lutheran Church   (3) Bethel United Pentecostal Church   (4) Bishop Baraga Shrine   (5) Blessed Kateri Church   (6) Covenant Church   (7) Holy Cross Church   (8) Jehovah S Witnesses   (9) L Anse Baptist Church   (10) Sacred Heart Church   (11) Saint Ann S Church   (12) Solid Rock Baptist Church   (13) Swedish Church   (14) Trinity Church   (15) United Lutheran Church   (16) United Methodist Church   (17) Victory Christian Assembly   (18) Watton Apostolic Lutheran Church   (19) Zion Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Baraga County   (2) L Anse Reservation   (3) Township Of Arvon   (4) Township Of Covington   (5) Township Of L Anse   (6) Township Of Spurr   (7) Village Of Baraga   (8) Village Of L Anse  

Falls


(1) Big Erick S Falls   (2) Big Falls   (3) Black Slate Falls   (4) Canyon Falls   (5) Daults Falls   (6) East Branch Falls   (7) Ectasy Falls   (8) Forty Foot Falls   (9) Gomanche Falls   (10) Harley Falls   (11) Letherby Falls   (12) Lower Canyon Falls   (13) Lower Falls   (14) Lower Letherby Falls   (15) Middle Falls River Falls   (16) Middle Silver River Falls   (17) No Name Falls   (18) Plumbago Falls   (19) Power Dam Falls   (20) Power House Falls   (21) Quartzite Falls   (22) Ravine River Falls   (23) Silver Falls   (24) Slate River Falls   (25) Slide Falls   (26) Tibbets Falls   (27) Tioga Falls   (28) Turkey Neck Falls   (29) Upper Falls   (30) Upper Silver Falls   (31) Upper Silver River Falls   (32) Upper Sturgeon Falls   (33) West Branch Falls  

Gut


(1) Flanigan Slough  

Hospital


(1) Baraga County Family Practice   (2) Baraga County Memorial Hospital   (3) Bayview Family Practice   (4) Covington Rest Home  

Island


(1) Gull Island   (2) Huron Islands   (3) Lighthouse Island   (4) Mcintyre Island  

Lake


(1) Beaufort Lake   (2) Beaver Lake   (3) Bella Lake   (4) Bendry Lake   (5) Big Lake   (6) Camp Ten Lake   (7) Clair Lake   (8) Clear Lake   (9) Cliff Lake   (10) Coontail Lake   (11) Deer Lake   (12) Delene Lake   (13) Diana Lake   (14) Dirkman Lake   (15) Dirkwall Lake   (16) Dommer Lake   (17) Drummond Lake   (18) Fisher Lake   (19) Fox Farm Lake   (20) George Lake   (21) Heart Lake   (22) Herbs Lake   (23) High Life Lake   (24) Howe Lake   (25) Jims Lake   (26) King Lake   (27) Knight Lake   (28) Kontio Lake   (29) Kortio Lake   (30) Lemays Lake   (31) Little Fisher Lake   (32) Little King Lake   (33) Little Nesbit Lake   (34) Little Spruce Lake   (35) Little Summit Lake   (36) Long Lake   (37) Loon Lake   (38) Lost Lake   (39) Marten Lake   (40) May Lake   (41) Mogans Lake   (42) Ned Lake   (43) Nesbit Lake   (44) Norr Lake   (45) Norway Lake   (46) Parent Lake   (47) Pea Soup Lake   (48) Perch Lake   (49) Perry Lake   (50) Petrow Lake   (51) Petticoat Lake   (52) Pinery Lakes   (53) Roland Lake   (54) Round Lake   (55) Ruth Lake   (56) Saine Lake   (57) Shank Lake   (58) Smith Lake   (59) Spring Lake   (60) Teddy Lake   (61) Third Lake   (62) Tower Lake   (63) Tracy Lake   (64) Van Lake   (65) Wagner Lake   (66) Worm Lake  

Levee


(1) Redruth Station Historical  

Locale


(1) Arvon Station Historical   (2) Assinins Station Historical   (3) Aura School   (4) Aura Station Historical   (5) Aura Town Hall   (6) Baraga Marina   (7) Baraga Station   (8) Beaufort Lake State Forest Campground   (9) Big Eric S Bridge State Forest Campground   (10) Covington Station Historical   (11) Eliason Camp   (12) Elmblad Camp   (13) Erickson Camp   (14) Herman Station   (15) Keweenaw Bay Tribal Center   (16) Keweenaw Station Historical   (17) King Lake State Forest Campground   (18) L Anse Golf Club   (19) L Anse Township Park Campground   (20) Murphy Station Historical   (21) Nestoria Station   (22) Newtonville Station Historical   (23) Northwood Camp   (24) Norway Lake Campground And Picnic Area   (25) Ojibwa Campground   (26) Parks Siding   (27) Perch Lake Campground   (28) Perch River Picnic Area   (29) Ruona Camp   (30) Sand Point Light   (31) Sensenbrenner-seldon Camp   (32) Sirard Camp   (33) Snyder Camp   (34) Sturgeon River Campground   (35) Summit   (36) Three Lakes Station   (37) Watton Station Historical  

Park


(1) Arvon Township Park   (2) Baraga Plains Waterfowl Management Area   (3) Baraga State Park   (4) Huron National Wildlife Refuge   (5) Jacob And Anna Leinonen Homestead Historical Marker   (6) Keweenaw Bay Historical Marker   (7) L Anse Township Park   (8) L Anse-lac Vieux Desert Trail Historical Marker   (9) Second Sand Beach Park   (10) Zeba Indian United Methodist Church Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Alberta   (2) Assinins   (3) Aura   (4) Baraga   (5) Bear Town   (6) Bovine   (7) Covington   (8) Glovers Corner   (9) Herman   (10) Keweenaw Bay   (11) L Anse   (12) L Anse Mobile Home Court   (13) Mccomb Corner   (14) Nestoria   (15) Pequaming   (16) Skanee   (17) Three Lakes   (18) Tioga   (19) Tunis   (20) Vermilac   (21) Watton   (22) Zeba  

Post Office


(1) Arvon Post Office Historical   (2) Assinins Post Office Historical   (3) Aura Post Office Historical   (4) Baraga Post Office   (5) Covington Post Office   (6) Giddings Post Office Historical   (7) Herman Post Office Historical   (8) Keweenaw Bay Post Office Historical   (9) L Anse Post Office   (10) Murphy Post Office Historical   (11) Nestoria Post Office Historical   (12) Net River Post Office Historical   (13) Newtonville Post Office Historical   (14) Pequaming Post Office Historical   (15) Redruth Post Office Historical   (16) Skanee Post Office   (17) Watton Post Office   (18) Zeba Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Net River Flooding  

School


(1) Arvon Township School   (2) Baraga Area High School   (3) L Anse Township High School   (4) Ojibwa Community College   (5) Sacret Heart School   (6) Skanee School  

Stream


(1) Black Creek   (2) Bocco Creek   (3) Boyles Creek   (4) Burns Creek   (5) Cable Lake Creek   (6) Canal Town Creek   (7) Cliff River   (8) County Line Creek   (9) Dakota Creek   (10) Daults Creek   (11) Dead Slough   (12) Dead Stream   (13) Denomie Creek   (14) East Branch Huron River   (15) East Branch Silver River   (16) Falls River   (17) Farley Creek   (18) Fossom Creek   (19) Fox Farm Creek   (20) Goblin Creek   (21) Gomanche Creek   (22) Gulskoog Creek   (23) Hazel Creek   (24) Hickey Creek   (25) Huron River   (26) Kelsey Creek   (27) Kidney Creek   (28) La Fournier Creek   (29) Lateral Creek   (30) Leviture Creek   (31) Linden Creek   (32) Little Carp River   (33) Little Huron River   (34) Little Silver Creek   (35) Marten Creek   (36) Menge Creek   (37) Murphy River   (38) Ned Lake Creek   (39) Nesters Creek   (40) Nestoria Creek   (41) O Connell Creek   (42) Page Creek   (43) Pages Creek   (44) Pekkala Creek   (45) Pelkie Creek   (46) Perch River   (47) Peterson Creek   (48) Plumbago Creek   (49) Ravine River   (50) Reservoir Creek   (51) Robarge Creek   (52) Rock River   (53) Roubillard Creek   (54) Sauna Creek   (55) Shank Lake Creek   (56) Silver River   (57) Sixmile Creek   (58) Slate River   (59) Tama Creek   (60) Taylor Creek   (61) Tioga River   (62) Tracy Creek   (63) Vermilac River   (64) West Branch Huron River   (65) Wolf Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Little Mountain   (3) Mount Arvon   (4) Mount Benison   (5) Mount Curwood   (6) Mount Ida   (7) Mount Kallio   (8) Pikes Peak  

Tower


(1) Arvon Lookout Tower   (2) Herman Lookout Tower Radio Tower   (3) Perch Lake Lookout Tower   (4) Wdxw-am L Anse   (5) Wxnl-fm Baraga  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Baraga County, Michigan

49946 (pop. 4,148) 49908 (pop. 3,133) 49970 (pop. 360)
49962 (pop. 248) 49919 (pop. 204)  


Counties Nearby Baraga County, Michigan

Houghton County, MI  (pop. 36,462) 24.6 Miles
Iron County, MI  (pop. 11,923) 36.1 Miles
Marquette County, MI  (pop. 67,643) 41.2 Miles
Ontonagon County, MI  (pop. 6,907) 42.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Baraga County, Michigan

906



Elevation in Baraga County, Michigan is 1,221.0 ft. (372.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Baraga County, Michigan

Lat: 46.706302 N        Long: -88.398936 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 80   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 92   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 242   (7.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 264   (8.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 453   (13.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 319   (9.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 563   (17.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 293   (8.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 186   (5.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 116   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 60   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 32   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 290   (8.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 306   (9.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,607

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 157

In 3-person carpool : 29

In 4-person carpool : 5

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 41

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 3

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 157

Other means : 51

Worked at home : 68


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 413

5 to 9 minutes : 774

10 to 14 minutes : 534

15 to 19 minutes : 387

20 to 24 minutes : 379

25 to 29 minutes : 52

30 to 34 minutes : 139

35 to 39 minutes : 9

40 to 44 minutes : 76

45 to 59 minutes : 138

60 to 89 minutes : 135

90 or more minutes : 14


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Baraga County, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 1,285

No Social Security income : 1,796


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Baraga County, Michigan)

With retirement income : 889

No retirement income : 2,192


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 97

$10,000 to $14,999 : 70

$15,000 to $19,999 : 70

$20,000 to $24,999 : 97

$25,000 to $29,999 : 187

$30,000 to $34,999 : 152

$35,000 to $39,999 : 132

$40,000 to $44,999 : 188

$45,000 to $49,999 : 85

$50,000 to $59,999 : 262

$60,000 to $74,999 : 274

$75,000 to $99,999 : 317

$100,000 to $124,999 : 87

$125,000 to $149,999 : 69

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $49,099


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Baraga County, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 307  (16.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 380  (20.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 222  (12.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 70  (3.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 316  (17.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 444  (26.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 488  (29.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 570  (34.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Baraga County, Michigan

Employed: 3,839
Unemployed: 473



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Baraga County, Michigan

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 19.9%
  • Other: 80.1%



Water Usage In Baraga County, Michigan

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1.66 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.66 Mgal/d





There are 80 Farms In Baraga County, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Baraga County, Michigan

Superior National Bank & Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 10

Firstmerit Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 382

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Baraga County, Michigan

  • Houghton County Memorial


    (about 32.1 miles in Hubbell, Michigan; Airport Code: CMX)

  • Grognet Seaplane Base


    (about 32.2 miles in Hancock, Michigan; Airport Code: QGS)

  • Sawyer International


    (about 53.6 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: MQT)

  • K. I. Sawyer AFB


    (about 53.6 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: SAW)

  • Marquette County


    (about 53.6 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: MQT)

  • Kings Land O' Lakes


    (about 54.7 miles in Watersmeet, Michigan; Airport Code: LNL)

  • Ford


    (about 62.8 miles in Iron Mountain, Michigan; Airport Code: IMT)

  • Eagle River Union


    (about 67.7 miles in Eagle River, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EGV)

  • Isle Royale National Park


    (about 80.5 miles in Allouez, Michigan; Airport Code: QIR)

  • Gogebic-Iron County


    (about 83.2 miles in Bessemer, Michigan; Airport Code: IWD)

  • Lakeland/Noble F. Lee Memorial Field


    (about 83.2 miles in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ARV)

  • Rhinelander/Oneida County


    (about 89.9 miles in Monico, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RHI)

  • Delta County


    (about 92.6 miles in Wells, Michigan; Airport Code: ESC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Baraga County, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.20%

Carpooled

15.12%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.38%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.06%

Bicycle

0.15%

Walked

4.01%

Other Means

0.90%

Worked At Home

4.19%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,635

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 141

Female householder, no husband present : 349

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 914

Householder not living alone : 42


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 47

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 35

All other households : 2,995


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,494

Renter-occupied housing units : 141

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 98

Renter-occupied housing units : 43

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 209

Renter-occupied housing units : 140

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 503

Renter-occupied housing units : 453


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 287

$10,000 to $14,999 : 216

$15,000 to $19,999 : 183

$20,000 to $24,999 : 177

$25,000 to $29,999 : 266

$30,000 to $34,999 : 198

$35,000 to $39,999 : 167

$40,000 to $44,999 : 268

$45,000 to $49,999 : 115

$50,000 to $59,999 : 348

$60,000 to $74,999 : 302

$75,000 to $99,999 : 319

$100,000 to $124,999 : 119

$125,000 to $149,999 : 78

$150,000 to $199,999 : 28

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Total : 4,952


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Occupied : 3,081

Vacant : 1,871


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 38

Built 2000 to 2004 : 142

Built 1990 to 1999 : 549

Built 1980 to 1989 : 443

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,172

Built 1960 to 1969 : 443

Built 1950 to 1959 : 403

Built 1940 to 1949 : 510

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,252


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,632

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 641

Electricity : 149

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 245

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 398

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 13


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 44

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 28

$35,000 to $39,999 : 70

$40,000 to $49,999 : 163

$50,000 to $59,999 : 156

$60,000 to $69,999 : 243

$70,000 to $79,999 : 223

$80,000 to $89,999 : 219

$90,000 to $99,999 : 139

$100,000 to $124,999 : 267

$125,000 to $149,999 : 192

$150,000 to $174,999 : 208

$175,000 to $199,999 : 39

$200,000 to $249,999 : 89

$250,000 to $299,999 : 55

$300,000 to $399,999 : 29

$400,000 to $499,999 : 23

$500,000 to $749,999 : 35

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Baraga County, 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 : 21

Home equity loan only : 182

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 988

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,109


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Baraga County, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $110,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $98,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $89,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $101,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $90,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $97,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $83,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $73,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Baraga County, Michigan: 64.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Baraga County, 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 22 22 $1,960,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $246,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 26 $2,206,800
2000        
  Single Family 38 38 $3,458,943
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

38 38 $3,458,943
2001        
  Single Family 35 35 $3,510,815
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 35 $3,510,815
2002        
  Single Family 18 18 $1,603,626
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $1,603,626
2003        
  Single Family 35 35 $3,920,528
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 35 $3,920,528
2004        
  Single Family 25 25 $2,564,327
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $2,564,327
2005        
  Single Family 25 25 $3,050,589
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $3,050,589
2006        
  Single Family 5 5 $420,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $420,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Baraga County, MI): $33,673
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Baraga County): $66,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Baraga County, Michigan

Utility Gas: 47.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 24.2%
Electricity: 3.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 12.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 12.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Baraga County, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 86.44%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 10.2%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.37%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Baraga County): $339
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Baraga County): $531


(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 Baraga County, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Baraga County, Michigan

Baraga Cnty Homecare & Hospice


     Address: 510 Memorial Street Suite A, L Anse, Michigan 49946
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 3/21/1997

Superior Home Nursing And Hospice


     Address: 540 Depot St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Keweenaw Home Nursing Inc


     Address: 311 Sixth Street, Calumet, Michigan 49913
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/12/1989

Portage Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 821 W Water Street, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/6/1994

United Home Care


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

Hospitals Close To Baraga County, Michigan

Portage Health Hospital


     Address: 500 Campus Drive, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Iron County Community Hospital


     Address: 1400 W Ice Lake Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Hospital Type: Critical Access 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

Dickinson County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1721 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Grand View Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Baraga County, Michigan

Houghton Co Med Care Facility


     Address: 1100 Quincy St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 197
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Our Lady Of Mercy Health And Rehab


     Address: 52225 B Avenue, Hubbell, Michigan 49934
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Cypress Manor Health And Rehab


     Address: 1400 Poplar St, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Portagepointe


     Address: 500 Campus Drive, Hancock, Michigan 49930
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Iron Co Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1523 U S Highway 2, Crystal Falls, Michigan 49920
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 172
     Percent Occupied: 86%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Baraga County, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 162 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Baraga County, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 1,370
    Disabled Workers: 370
    Widowers Workers: 290
    Spouses Workers: 120
    Children Workers: 180


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Baraga County, Michigan


Charges


Hospital Public: $19,478,000
All Other: $240,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Highways: $4,215,000
Housing & Community Development: $16,000
Public Welfare: $42,000
All Other: $268,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $278,000
Health & Hospitals: $33,000
Highways: $2,769,000
Public Welfare: $51,000
All Other: $252,000


Local Intergovernmental


Highways: $99,000
All Other: $190,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $426,000
Financial Administration: $301,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $502,000
Central Staff Services: $158,000
General Public Buildings: $99,000
Health Services - Other: $103,000
Own Hospitals: $18,653,000
Regular Highways: $7,093,000
Housing & Community Development: $32,000
Parks & Recreation: $4,000
Police Protection: $435,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $1,000
Welfare - Other: $82,000
General - Other: $1,046,000


Other Capital Outlay


Own Hospitals: $847,000
Regular Highways: $237,000
Police Protection: $14,000


General


Interest On Debt: $354,000


Tax


Property: $3,118,000
Other License: $2,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $84,000
Fines & Forfeits: $12,000
Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
General Revenue, Nec: $49,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $5,458,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $9,783,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $622,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $8,720,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,842,000


(updated 2006)



Baraga County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.06%
  • Bush & Cheney 53.66%
  • Other 1.27%



(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 Baraga County, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Baraga County, MI

4.52 % of Baraga County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,769

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Houghton County , MI 0.84 % ($24,080 AGI )
  • Marquette County , MI 0.57 % ($20,882 AGI )
  • Ontonagon County , MI 0.34 % ($22,900 AGI )

Relocation away from Baraga County, MI

4.93 % of Baraga 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 $29,286

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Marquette County , MI 1.01 % ($27,700 AGI )
  • Houghton County , MI 0.84 % ($26,760 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 Baraga County, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Baraga County, Michigan


On 08/22/1968, a tornado touched down 2.86 miles from the center of Baraga County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 09/08/1980, a tornado touched down 3.5 miles from the center of Baraga County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Baraga County, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
07/08/2007, 03:30 am 0 0 $10K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/21/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/21/2006, 03:43 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/21/2006, 03:40 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/21/2006, 03:36 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/17/2006, 02:05 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/17/2006, 01:33 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/17/2006, 01:10 pm 0 0 $40K --
06/17/2006, 01:05 pm 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Baraga County, Michigan

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1980-09-08 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --





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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 Baraga County, 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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