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Demographics Analysis

The people of Branch 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
(Branch County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 1,491

5 to 9 years : 1,522

10 to 14 years : 1,453

15 to 17 years : 955

18 and 19 years : 535

20 years : 352

21 years : 258

22 to 24 years : 756

25 to 29 years : 1,317

30 to 34 years : 1,473

35 to 39 years : 1,424

40 to 44 years : 1,479

45 to 49 years : 1,583

50 to 54 years : 1,768

55 to 59 years : 1,614

60 and 61 years : 725

62 to 64 years : 764

65 and 66 years : 435

67 to 69 years : 731

70 to 74 years : 805

75 to 79 years : 587

80 to 84 years : 349

85 years and over : 300

Female:

Under 5 years : 1,350

5 to 9 years : 1,504

10 to 14 years : 1,385

15 to 17 years : 832

18 and 19 years : 485

20 years : 231

21 years : 360

22 to 24 years : 543

25 to 29 years : 1,175

30 to 34 years : 1,249

35 to 39 years : 1,155

40 to 44 years : 1,222

45 to 49 years : 1,348

50 to 54 years : 1,636

55 to 59 years : 1,629

60 and 61 years : 413

62 to 64 years : 870

65 and 66 years : 354

67 to 69 years : 619

70 to 74 years : 1,003

75 to 79 years : 724

80 to 84 years : 551

85 years and over : 498


(updated 2013)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 42,673

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 8

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 98

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 351

Not a U.S. citizen : 682


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Branch County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 2,604

5 to 17 years : 6,368

18 to 24 years : 2,586

25 to 34 years : 3,680

35 to 44 years : 3,881

45 to 54 years : 4,610

55 to 59 years : 2,381

60 and 61 years : 888

62 to 64 years : 1,095

65 to 74 years : 2,492

75 years and over : 1,966

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 219

5 to 17 years : 1,123

18 to 24 years : 838

25 to 34 years : 1,281

35 to 44 years : 1,135

45 to 54 years : 1,573

55 to 59 years : 798

60 and 61 years : 250

62 to 64 years : 507

65 to 74 years : 1,395

75 years and over : 1,003

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 14

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 33

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 5

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 17 years : 146

18 to 24 years : 96

25 to 34 years : 250

35 to 44 years : 245

45 to 54 years : 119

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 57

75 years and over : 35


(updated 2013)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 7,094

Now married, except separated : 12,232

Divorced : 4,042

Separated : 303

Widowed : 1,308

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,866

Now married, except separated : 5,187

Divorced : 1,095

Separated : 97

Widowed : 852

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 62

Divorced : 4

Separated : 15

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 208

Now married, except separated : 565

Divorced : 77

Separated : 57

Widowed : 32


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Branch County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 3,836

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 4,556

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,621

$15,000 to $24,999 : 4,257

$25,000 to $34,999 : 3,060

$35,000 to $49,999 : 3,429

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,735

$65,000 to $74,999 : 436

$75,000 or more : 1,049

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 1,316

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,774

$10,000 to $14,999 : 964

$15,000 to $24,999 : 1,789

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,031

$35,000 to $49,999 : 943

$50,000 to $64,999 : 545

$65,000 to $74,999 : 199

$75,000 or more : 536

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 12

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $64,999 : 15

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 7

Foreign born:

No income : 324

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 169

$10,000 to $14,999 : 23

$15,000 to $24,999 : 178

$25,000 to $34,999 : 60

$35,000 to $49,999 : 125

$50,000 to $64,999 : 36

$65,000 to $74,999 : 18

$75,000 or more : 6


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Branch County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 22,371

Born in other state of the United States : 20,715

Native; born outside the United States : 26,333

Foreign born : 18,472


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Branch County, Michigan)

Under 3 years : 1,371

3 and 4 years : 1,470

5 years : 479

6 to 8 years : 1,860

9 to 11 years : 1,868

12 to 14 years : 1,657

15 to 17 years : 1,779


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Branch County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 1,130

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,128

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,062

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,182

$25,000 to $29,999 : 991

$30,000 to $34,999 : 810

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,064

$40,000 to $44,999 : 977

$45,000 to $49,999 : 686

$50,000 to $59,999 : 1,184

$60,000 to $74,999 : 1,963

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,839

$100,000 to $124,999 : 696

$125,000 to $149,999 : 369

$150,000 to $199,999 : 338

$200,000 or more : 275


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Branch County, Michigan is 43,812



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Branch County, Michigan: 22,676
Female Population in Branch County, Michigan: 21,136


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Branch County, Michigan: 39.5
Median Female Resident Age in Branch County, Michigan: 41.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Branch County, Michigan


White


Both sexes

40.6

Male

39.4

Female

41.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

40.4

Male

41.0

Female

20.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

36.8

Male

38.0

Female

34.5

Asian


Both sexes

34.0

Male

33.0

Female

36.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

34.5

Male

30.5

Female

34.5

Other


Both sexes

21.6

Male

21.6

Female

21.6

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.8

Male

17.9

Female

17.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.5

Male

22.8

Female

19.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.1

Male

39.8

Female

42.5


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Branch County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,503

No health insurance coverage : 245

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,269

No health insurance coverage : 404

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,286

No health insurance coverage : 352

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,913

No health insurance coverage : 667

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,837

No health insurance coverage : 623

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,473

No health insurance coverage : 495

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,447

No health insurance coverage : 279

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,789

No health insurance coverage : 8

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,190

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,384

No health insurance coverage : 188

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,222

No health insurance coverage : 277

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,205

No health insurance coverage : 409

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,008

No health insurance coverage : 410

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,882

No health insurance coverage : 495

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,532

No health insurance coverage : 452

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,552

No health insurance coverage : 347

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,940

No health insurance coverage : 7

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,627

No health insurance coverage : 7


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Branch County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 896

No employer-based health insurance : 852

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,162

No employer-based health insurance : 1,511

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,035

No employer-based health insurance : 603

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,527

No employer-based health insurance : 1,053

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,441

No employer-based health insurance : 1,019

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,959

No employer-based health insurance : 1,009

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,860

No employer-based health insurance : 866

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 705

No employer-based health insurance : 1,092

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 463

No employer-based health insurance : 727

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 779

No employer-based health insurance : 793

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,199

No employer-based health insurance : 1,300

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 756

No employer-based health insurance : 858

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,465

No employer-based health insurance : 953

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,442

No employer-based health insurance : 935

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,030

No employer-based health insurance : 954

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,998

No employer-based health insurance : 901

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 713

No employer-based health insurance : 1,234

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 666

No employer-based health insurance : 968


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Branch County, Michigan)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 32,551

Born in other state in the United States : 10,122

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 8

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 98

Foreign born : 1,033


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Branch County, Michigan)

Speak only English : 37,601

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 1,672

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 56

German or other West Germanic languages : 937

Slavic languages : 51

Other Indo-European languages : 277

Korean : 0

Chinese : 0

Vietnamese : 11

Tagalog : 115

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 19

Other and unspecified languages : 232


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Branch County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 39

No Medicare coverage : 5,382

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 836

No Medicare coverage : 11,536

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 2,915

No Medicare coverage : 72

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 66

No Medicare coverage : 5,005

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 451

No Medicare coverage : 11,841

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 3,524

No Medicare coverage : 57


(updated 2013)



Races in Branch County, Michigan


  • White: 41,673
  • African American: 1,006
  • American Indian: 92
  • Asian: 191
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 202
  • Two or More Races: 648



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 108   (0.72%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 85   (0.57%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 151   (1%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 773   (5.14%)
  • 9th Grade: 371   (2.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 566   (3.76%)
  • 11th Grade: 503   (3.34%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 556   (3.7%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,205   (41.26%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,387   (9.22%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,951   (12.97%)
  • Associate Degree: 785   (5.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,074   (7.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 392   (2.61%)
  • Professional School Degree: 98   (0.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 33   (0.22%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 75   (0.49%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 27   (0.18%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 66   (0.43%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 754   (4.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 491   (3.22%)
  • 10th Grade: 608   (3.98%)
  • 11th Grade: 483   (3.16%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 449   (2.94%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,159   (40.36%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,557   (10.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,867   (12.23%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,102   (7.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,053   (6.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 466   (3.05%)
  • Professional School Degree: 97   (0.64%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.05%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Branch County, Michigan)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 499

5 to 9 years : 2,557

10 to 14 years : 2,449

15 to 17 years : 1,538

18 and 19 years : 671

20 to 24 years : 537

25 to 34 years : 361

35 years and over : 444

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 102

5 to 9 years : 302

10 to 14 years : 325

15 to 17 years : 52

18 and 19 years : 27

20 to 24 years : 88

25 to 34 years : 67

35 years and over : 105

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 869

5 to 9 years : 167

10 to 14 years : 64

15 to 17 years : 197

18 and 19 years : 322

20 to 24 years : 1,875

25 to 34 years : 4,786

35 years and over : 24,037


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Branch County, Michigan

  • Coldwater Community Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 401 Sauk River Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5910, Students: 3,275 )

  • Quincy Community School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 1 Educational Parkway, Quincy, MI 49082, Phone: (517) 639-7141, Students: 1,490 )

  • Bronson Community School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 215 W. Chicago Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3257, Students: 1,346 )

  • Union City Community Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 430 St. Joseph Street, Union City, MI 49094, Phone: (517) 741-8091, Students: 1,222 )

  • Branch Isd


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 370 Morse Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5730, Students: 317 )

  • Pansophia Academy


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 52 Abbott Avenue, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (734) 675-5505, Students: 217 )

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

  • Legg Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 175 Green Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5940, Students: 756 )

  • Jennings Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 44 E Liberty Street, Quincy, MI 49082, Phone: (517) 639-9885, Students: 662 )

  • Larsen Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 25 Parkhurst Avenue, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5960, Students: 426 )

  • Union City Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 430 St Joseph Street, Union City, MI 49094, Phone: (517) 741-8191, Students: 402 )

  • Union City Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 430 St. Joseph Street, Union City, MI 49094, Phone: (517) 741-5381, Students: 393 )

  • Quincy Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 32 Fulton Street, Quincy, MI 49082, Phone: (517) 639-4201, Students: 345 )

  • Lincoln Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 70 Tibbits Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5975, Students: 312 )

  • Jefferson Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 15 Vans Avenue, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5970, Students: 303 )

  • Anderson Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 546 E. Chicago Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3234, Students: 296 )

  • Lakeland Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 519 Otis Road, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 238-2105, Students: 295 )

  • Pansophia Academy


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 52 Abbott Avenue, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-2650, Students: 217 )

  • Chicago Street School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 501 E. Chicago Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3250, Students: 196 )

  • Ryan Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-4, Location: 461 Rudd Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3254, Students: 194 )

  • Girard Elementary School


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 1011 School Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 297-5965, Students: 110 )

  • Waldron Learning Center


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 214 Bishop Avenue, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5820, Students: 98 )

  • Dorothy Legg Learning Center


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 212 Bishop, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5830, Students: 16 )

  • Bisd Sp. Ed. Programs In Local School Districts


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 200 Bishop Avenue, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5800, )

  • Early Education


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 398d Willowbrook Road, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5830, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Branch County, Michigan

  • Coldwater High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 275 N. Fremont Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5930, Students: 913 )

  • Bronson Jr/sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 450 E. Grant Street, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-3230, Students: 644 )

  • Quincy High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 18 Colfax Street, Quincy, MI 49082, Phone: (517) 639-9245, Students: 466 )

  • Union City High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 430 St. Joseph Street, Union City, MI 49094, Phone: (517) 741-8561, Students: 383 )

  • Franklin High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 95 S. Fremont Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5900, Students: 129 )

  • Branch Area Careers Center


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 366 Morse Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-5721, Students: 20 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Branch County, Michigan

  • School Of Creative Hair Design


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 45; Location: 40 Marshall Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Branch County, Michigan

  • Bowen Creek School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 654 Clarendon Road, Quincy, MI 49082, Phone: () -, Students: 71 )

  • St Charles Borromeo School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 79 Harrison Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-0404, Students: 67 )

  • St Mary's Assumption School M


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 204 Albers Road, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: (517) 369-4625, Students: 48 )

  • St Paul Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 95 W State Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-8061, Students: 30 )

  • Branch County Christian School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 54 N Hudson Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 282-6087, Students: 30 )

  • Golden Rule School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 755 Pleasant Hill Road, Bronson, MI 49028, Phone: () -, Students: 22 )

  • Woodland Sda


    ( Grades: 3-9, Location: 128 E Barnhart Road, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-4650, Students: 18 )

  • Lapetite Learning Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 86 S Clay Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 279-8175, Students: 5 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Branch County, Michigan

  • Algansee Branch Library


    580-b South Ray Quincy Road Route 2, Quincy, MI 49082

  • Bronson Library Branch


    207 North Matteson Road, Bronson, MI 49028

  • Quincy Branch Library


    11 North Main Street, Quincy, MI 49082

  • Sherwood Library Branch


    118 Sherman Street, Sherwood, MI 49089

  • Union Township Library Branch


    195 North Broadway, Union City, MI 49094

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Branch County, Michigan

  • Branch District Library


    10 East Chicago Street, Coldwater, MI 49036

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Branch County, Michigan


  • Quincy Historical Society Inc


    47 Cole St, Quincy, MI 49082

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Branch County, Michigan


Airport


(1) Branch County Memorial Airport   (2) Community Health Center Of Branch County Heliport  

Bridge


(1) Little Bridge   (2) Studley Bridge  

Building


(1) Branch County Courthouse   (2) Branch County Sheriff S Office   (3) Branch District Library   (4) Bronson Fire Department   (5) Bronson Police Department   (6) Bronson Public Library   (7) Coldwater Fire Department   (8) Coldwater Police Department   (9) Coldwater Welcome Center   (10) Lakeland Correctional Facility   (11) Lakeland Fire Department   (12) Lifecare Ambulance Service Branch County   (13) Montgomery Fire Department   (14) Quincy Fire Department   (15) Quincy Police Department   (16) Quincy Public Library   (17) Sherwood Library   (18) Sherwood Township Fire Department   (19) Sherwood Township Hall   (20) Union City Fire Department   (21) Union City Police Department   (22) Union Township Library   (23) Wing House Museum  

Canal


(1) Blackwell Drain   (2) Buell Drain   (3) County Drain Number Fifty-eight   (4) Honey Lake Drain   (5) Kilbourn Drain   (6) Lee Drain  

Cape


(1) Kope Kon Point   (2) Pilot Knob  

Cemetery


(1) Amish Cemetery   (2) Ammerman Cemetery   (3) Batavia Cemetery   (4) Blossom Cemetery   (5) Bronson Cemetery   (6) Brown Family Cemetery   (7) California Corners Cemetery   (8) Camden Cemetery   (9) Card Cemetery   (10) Curtis Cemetery   (11) Dutch Settlement Cemetery   (12) East Gilead Cemetery   (13) Fisher Cemetery   (14) Gilead Cemetery   (15) Haight Cemetery   (16) Hill Cemetery   (17) Hooping Corner Cemetery   (18) Hultz Family Cemetery   (19) Hurley Cemetery   (20) Knauss Cemetery   (21) Lake Cemetery   (22) Lake View Cemetery   (23) Lawrence Cemetery   (24) Lester Cemetery   (25) Lockwood Cemetery   (26) Mason Cemetery   (27) Matteson Cemetery   (28) Morse Street Cemetery   (29) Mount Hope Cemetery   (30) Munday Cemetery   (31) Oak Grove Cemetery   (32) Ovid Cemetery   (33) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (34) Riverside Cemetery   (35) Saint Marys Cemetery   (36) Sherwood Cemetery   (37) Shooks Prairie Cemetery   (38) Snow Prairie Cemetery   (39) Sorter Cemetery   (40) Trayer Cemetery   (41) West Prairie Cemetery   (42) Wilson Cemetery   (43) York Cemetery  

Church


(1) Abundant Life Pentecostal Church   (2) Assembly Of God Church   (3) Batavia Church   (4) Bethel Gilead Community Church   (5) Bible Church   (6) Calvary Baptist Church   (7) Christ Temple   (8) Church Of Christ At Bronson   (9) Church Of God   (10) Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (11) Church Of The Holy Spirit   (12) Church Of The Nazarene   (13) Coldwater Bible Church   (14) Coldwater Church Of Christ   (15) Coldwater Congregation   (16) Community Of Christ Church   (17) Dayburg Church   (18) Dorrance Church   (19) East Gilead Missionary Church   (20) East Ovid Church   (21) First Baptist Church   (22) First Church Of Christ   (23) First Congregational Church   (24) First Free Will Baptist Church   (25) First Presbyterian Church   (26) First United Methodist Church   (27) Free Methodist Church   (28) Gospel Lighthouse Church   (29) Jehovah S Witnesses   (30) Lockwood Church   (31) Matteson Church   (32) Michiana Calvary Fellowship Church   (33) Montgomery United Brethren Church   (34) Montgomery United Methodist Church   (35) Northview Christian Church   (36) Oasis Of Love Family Church   (37) Ogden Community Bible Church   (38) Our Lady Of Fatima Church   (39) Our Savior Lutheran Church   (40) Pine Ridge Bible Church   (41) Pleasant Hill Church   (42) Prince Of Peace Lutheran Church   (43) Quincy United Methodist Church   (44) Reformation Lutheran Church   (45) Saint Charles Catholic Church   (46) Saint Marks Episcopal Church   (47) Saint Paul Lutheran Church   (48) Sherwood Free Methodist Church   (49) Snow Prairie Bible Church   (50) Stokes Chapel   (51) Today S Church   (52) Trinity Baptist Church   (53) Union Church Of Quincy   (54) Union City Wesleyan Church   (55) United Methodist Church   (56) Wesleyan Church   (57) Wildwood Church   (58) World Harvest Assembly Church  

Civil


(1) Branch County   (2) City Of Bronson   (3) City Of Coldwater   (4) Township Of Algansee   (5) Township Of Batavia   (6) Township Of Bethel   (7) Township Of Bronson   (8) Township Of Butler   (9) Township Of California   (10) Township Of Camden   (11) Township Of Coldwater   (12) Township Of Gilead   (13) Township Of Kinderhook   (14) Township Of Matteson   (15) Township Of Noble   (16) Township Of Ovid   (17) Township Of Quincy   (18) Township Of Sherwood   (19) Township Of Union   (20) Village Of Montgomery   (21) Village Of Quincy   (22) Village Of Sherwood   (23) Village Of Union City  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 10   (2) Interchange 13   (3) Interchange 16   (4) Interchange 3  

Dam


(1) Union City Dam  

Flat


(1) Cherry Flats  

Hospital


(1) Bronson Family Health Center   (2) Community Health Center Of Branch County   (3) Family Medicine Clinic   (4) Family Practice And Orthopedic Clinic   (5) Maple Lawn Hospital   (6) Maple Lawn Medical Care Facility   (7) Union City Medical Center   (8) Westbrook Home  

Island


(1) Iyopawa Island  

Lake


(1) Anderson Lake   (2) Archer Lake   (3) Bassett Lake   (4) Beckwith Lake   (5) Big Wells Lake   (6) Bingham Lake   (7) Blackhawk Pond   (8) Blossom Lake   (9) Bovee Lake   (10) Browns Lake   (11) Byers Lake   (12) Calhoon Lake   (13) Cartwright Lakes   (14) Cary Lake   (15) Cemetery Lake   (16) Chester Lake   (17) Coldwater Lake   (18) Cooks Lake   (19) Craig Lake   (20) Dane Lake   (21) Dorsey Lake   (22) Dow Lake   (23) Dragon Lake   (24) Duncan Lake   (25) East Long Lake   (26) First Lake   (27) Fulks Lake   (28) Gilead Lake   (29) Girard Lake   (30) Hodunk Pond   (31) Honey Lake   (32) Hubbard Lake   (33) Huray Lake   (34) Huyck Lake   (35) Island Lake   (36) Kenyon Lake   (37) Lake Anderson   (38) Lake Bartholomew   (39) Lake Bricker   (40) Lake Hanchet   (41) Lake Lavine   (42) Lake Michiana   (43) Lake Of The Woods   (44) Leatherberry Lake   (45) Lime Lake   (46) Little Coldwater Lake   (47) Little Long Lake   (48) Little Rose Lake   (49) Little Wells Lake   (50) Long Lake   (51) Loon Lake   (52) Marble Lake   (53) Marsh Lake   (54) Matteson Lake   (55) Messenger Lake   (56) Middle Lake   (57) Monroe Lake   (58) Morrison Lake   (59) Mud Lake   (60) North Lake   (61) North Pleasant Lake   (62) Oliverda Lake   (63) Olney Lake   (64) Palmitere Lake   (65) Randall Lake   (66) Red Water Lake   (67) Silver Lake   (68) South Lake   (69) Sprong Lake   (70) Stancers Pond   (71) Vohs Lake   (72) West Long Lake   (73) Withington Lake   (74) Wright Lake  

Locale


(1) Batavia Station   (2) Blackberry Patch Golf Club   (3) Branch County Fairgrounds   (4) Bronson Station   (5) Capri Drive-in Theater   (6) Coldwater Station   (7) Golf Club Of Coldwater   (8) Green Acres Campground   (9) Iyopawa Island Golf Course   (10) Montgomery Station   (11) Narrows Resort And Campground   (12) Powatomie Recreation Area Campground   (13) Prairie River Golf Club   (14) Quincy Golf Course   (15) Quincy Station   (16) Sequoia Campground   (17) Sherwood Station Historical   (18) Union City Station Historical   (19) Waffle Farm Campgrounds  

Park


(1) Angel Cove Park   (2) Branch County Courthouse Site Historical Marker   (3) Branch County Historical Marker   (4) Bronson Public Library Historical Marker   (5) Camden Community Field   (6) Chicago Road Historical Marker   (7) City Of Coldwater 1861-1961 Historical Marker   (8) Coldwater Lake State Park   (9) Coldwater Regional Center Historical Marker   (10) Creal Soccer Complex   (11) Douglas Park   (12) First Presbyterian Church Historical Marker   (13) Governor Cyrus Gray Luce Historical Marker   (14) Greenwald Park   (15) Harriet Quimby Historical Marker   (16) Heritage Recreation Area   (17) Jaycee Park   (18) Memorial Park   (19) Michigan Library Association Historical Marker   (20) Parkhurst Park   (21) Quincy Park   (22) Quincy Public Library Historical Marker   (23) Riverbend County Park   (24) Rotary Park   (25) Selas Park   (26) State Public School At Coldwater Historical Marker   (27) Union City Furnace Historical Marker   (28) Union City Methodist Episcopal Church Historical Marker   (29) Waterwork Park   (30) Wing House Museum Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Algansee   (2) Apollo Eleven Mobile Home Park   (3) Batavia   (4) Batavia Center   (5) Bethel   (6) Bronson   (7) California   (8) Canada Shores   (9) Coldwater   (10) Countryside Mobile Court   (11) Crystal Beach   (12) East Gilead   (13) Fairview Estates Mobile Home Park   (14) Fisher   (15) Gilead   (16) Hatmaker   (17) Hodunk   (18) Indian Cove Estates Mobile Home Park   (19) Kinderhook   (20) Lake Region Mobile Home Park   (21) Lakecrest Mobile Home Park   (22) Lee Villa Mobile Home Park   (23) Lockwood   (24) Matteson   (25) Montgomery   (26) Pearl Beach   (27) Quincy   (28) Ray   (29) Raymond S Landing Trailer Park   (30) Sans Souci Beach   (31) Sherwood   (32) Somerset Mobile Home Park   (33) South Butler   (34) Trailtree Village   (35) Union City   (36) West Kinderhook  

Post Office


(1) Algansee Post Office Historical   (2) Batavia Post Office Historical   (3) Bethel Post Office Historical   (4) Bronson Post Office   (5) California Post Office Historical   (6) Coldwater Post Office   (7) Dorrance Post Office Historical   (8) East Gilead Post Office Historical   (9) Faxon Post Office Historical   (10) Gilead Post Office Historical   (11) Hatmaker Post Office Historical   (12) Hitchcock Post Office Historical   (13) Hodunk Post Office Historical   (14) Kinderhook Post Office Historical   (15) Lester Post Office Historical   (16) Lockwood Post Office Historical   (17) Mattison Post Office Historical   (18) Montgomery Post Office   (19) Noble Post Office Historical   (20) Olds Post Office Historical   (21) Ovid Post Office Historical   (22) Quincy Post Office   (23) Sherwood Post Office   (24) South Butler Post Office Historical   (25) Union City Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Union Lake  

School


(1) Amish School   (2) Anderson School   (3) Bidwell School   (4) Blossom School   (5) Bronson Junior Senior High School   (6) Centennial School   (7) Center School   (8) Chicago Street School   (9) Coldwater High School   (10) Coldwater State Home And Training School   (11) Diamond School   (12) Franklin School   (13) Hayner School   (14) Hickory Corners School   (15) Jefferson School   (16) Jennings Elementary School   (17) Jordan School   (18) Kellogg Community College-grahl Center   (19) Lakeland School   (20) Larsen Elementary School   (21) Legg Middle School   (22) Liberty School   (23) Lincoln School   (24) Lindley School   (25) Maple Grove School   (26) Moore School   (27) Morey School   (28) Mudge School   (29) Quincy High School   (30) Roosevelt Junior High School   (31) Ryan School   (32) Saint Charles School   (33) Saint Marys School   (34) Saint Paul Lutheran School   (35) School Number 6   (36) Selby School   (37) Seventh Day Adventist School   (38) Sisco School   (39) Smith School   (40) Snow Prairie School   (41) Trayer School   (42) Union City Middle School   (43) Union City Senior High School   (44) Union School   (45) Van Shoick School   (46) Washington School  

Stream


(1) Bagley Creek   (2) Burnett Creek   (3) Cold Creek   (4) Coldwater River   (5) Fisher Creek   (6) Hog Creek   (7) Riley Creek   (8) Sauk River   (9) Spencer Creek   (10) Tallahassee Creek  

Swamp


(1) Big Swamp   (2) Miller Lake  

Tower


(1) Wtvb-am Coldwater  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Branch County, Michigan

49036 (pop. 24,747) 49028 (pop. 6,730) 49082 (pop. 6,692)
49094 (pop. 4,212) 49089 (pop. 2,017) 49255 (pop. 1,899)


Counties Nearby Branch County, Michigan

Hillsdale County, MI  (pop. 46,327) 23.5 Miles
Calhoun County, MI  (pop. 135,120) 24.4 Miles
St. Joseph County, MI  (pop. 60,958) 24.6 Miles
Kalamazoo County, MI  (pop. 254,678) 34.9 Miles
Jackson County, MI  (pop. 160,122) 39.5 Miles
Barry County, MI  (pop. 59,018) 49.0 Miles
Eaton County, MI  (pop. 108,107) 49.6 Miles
Cass County, MI  (pop. 52,167) 49.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Branch County, Michigan

517



Elevation in Branch County, Michigan is 958.0 ft. (292.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Branch County, Michigan

Lat: 41.926246 N        Long: -85.051147 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,003   (5.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 987   (5.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,207   (6.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,790   (9.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 2,175   (11.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 2,322   (11.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 2,998   (15.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,461   (7.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 738   (3.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 709   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 207   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 151   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 2,022   (10.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2,042   (10.3%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Branch County, Michigan)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 572

1 vehicle available : 2,708

2 vehicles available : 551

3 vehicles available : 120

4 or more vehicles available : 20

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 195

1 vehicle available : 1,629

2 vehicles available : 3,263

3 vehicles available : 886

4 or more vehicles available : 148

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 22

1 vehicle available : 518

2 vehicles available : 790

3 vehicles available : 574

4 or more vehicles available : 181

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 197

1 vehicle available : 711

2 vehicles available : 1,503

3 vehicles available : 667

4 or more vehicles available : 439


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Branch County, Michigan)

1-person household:

No workers : 2,333

1 worker : 1,638

2-person household:

No workers : 2,323

1 worker : 1,901

2 workers : 1,897

3-person household:

No workers : 213

1 worker : 764

2 workers : 862

3 workers : 246

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 255

1 worker : 1,209

2 workers : 1,498

3 or more workers : 555


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Branch County, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 14,079

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 1,271

In 3-person carpool : 268

In 4-person carpool : 51

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 47

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 30

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 69

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 13

Bicycle : 151

Walked : 471

Other means : 94

Worked at home : 929


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Branch County, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 847

5 to 9 minutes : 2,286

10 to 14 minutes : 1,926

15 to 19 minutes : 2,329

20 to 24 minutes : 2,155

25 to 29 minutes : 1,255

30 to 34 minutes : 2,344

35 to 39 minutes : 616

40 to 44 minutes : 524

45 to 59 minutes : 1,082

60 to 89 minutes : 611

90 or more minutes : 569


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Branch County, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,238  (19.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,145  (9.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,547  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 249  (2.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,863  (16.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,552  (26.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,737  (18.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 3,079  (32.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 44  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 55  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Branch County, Michigan

Employed: 21,158
Unemployed: 1,688



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Branch 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: 26.8%
  • Other: 73.2%



Water Usage In Branch County, Michigan

Ground Water

 
Fresh 12.78 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 12.78 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 5.19 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 5.19 Mgal/d





There are 1,033 Farms In Branch County, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Branch County, Michigan

Southern Michigan Bank & Trust - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 17

Century Bank And Trust - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 14

Pnc Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


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

Flagstar Bank, Fsb - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $19.7m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 106

Monarch Community Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $374.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

Chemical Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 158

The Huntington National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $63.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 759

Sturgis Bank & Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $307k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 11

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Branch County, Michigan

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 20.7 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 28.3 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 33.5 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Reynolds Municipal


    (about 38.0 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • Jackson County-Reynolds Field


    (about 38.1 miles in Jackson, Michigan; Airport Code: JXN)

  • De Kalb County


    (about 42.8 miles in Auburn, Indiana; Airport Code: IN1)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 47.2 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 50.5 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Defiance Memorial


    (about 51.9 miles in Defiance, Ohio; Airport Code: DFI)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 56.4 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 60.6 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)

  • Capital Region International


    (about 63.5 miles in Lansing, Michigan; Airport Code: LAN)

  • Capital City


    (about 63.5 miles in Lansing, Michigan; Airport Code: LAN)

  • Fort Wayne Municipal


    (about 65.9 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Fort Wayne International


    (about 65.9 miles in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Airport Code: FWA)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 66.7 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 66.9 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 66.9 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 66.9 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Toledo Express


    (about 68.5 miles in Monclova, Ohio; Airport Code: TOL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Branch County, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.29%

Carpooled

12.99%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.41%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.08%

Bicycle

0.25%

Walked

2.47%

Other Means

1.05%

Worked At Home

4.46%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7,435

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,156

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 465

Renter-occupied housing units : 179

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,055

Renter-occupied housing units : 649

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,100

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,655


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Branch County, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,151

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,539

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,823

Householder 55 to 59 years : 954

Householder 60 to 64 years : 702

Householder 65 to 74 years : 641

Householder 75 years and over : 281

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 230

Householder 35 to 44 years : 308

Householder 45 to 54 years : 704

Householder 55 to 59 years : 524

Householder 60 to 64 years : 562

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,317

Householder 75 years and over : 1,319


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Branch County, Michigan)

Less than 10.0 percent : 124

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 241

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 282

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 471

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 382

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 322

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 195

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 147

50.0 percent or more : 1,001

Not computed : 474


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $197,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $153,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $111,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $104,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $92,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $108,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $80,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $74,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $82,900


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Branch County, Michigan: 69.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Branch 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 155 155 $18,151,266
  Two Family 2 4 $400,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $300,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

158 162 $18,851,266
2000        
  Single Family 119 119 $17,635,209
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

119 119 $17,635,209
2001        
  Single Family 105 105 $15,102,195
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 12 180 $10,631,000
  Total

117 285 $25,733,195
2002        
  Single Family 129 129 $17,889,959
  Two Family 3 6 $600,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

132 135 $18,489,959
2003        
  Single Family 138 138 $18,522,582
  Two Family 3 6 $525,110
  Three and Four Family 4 15 $967,000
  Five or More Family 3 44 $1,511,000
  Total

148 203 $21,525,692
2004        
  Single Family 132 132 $18,303,731
  Two Family 2 4 $360,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

134 136 $18,663,731
2005        
  Single Family 120 120 $19,080,428
  Two Family 2 4 $430,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $318,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

123 127 $19,828,428
2006        
  Single Family 100 100 $17,278,475
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

100 100 $17,278,475


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Branch County, MI): $38,760
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Branch County): $83,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Branch County, Michigan

Utility Gas: 55.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 23.0%
Electricity: 4.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 12.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 3.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Branch County, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 86.82%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 8.01%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 0.03%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.15%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Branch County): $477
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Branch County): $598


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



Health Care Centers Close To Branch County, Michigan

Community Health Center Of Bra


     Address: 300 East Chicago Street, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/1/1972

Cameron Home Health Care N Hospice


     Address: 416 E Maumee St, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/13/1984

Hillsdale Comm Home Care


     Address: 451 Hidden Meadows Drive Suite 140, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/15/1996

Lifespan Visiting Nurse Servic


     Address: 166 East Goodale Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Oaklawn Homecare


     Address: 122 High Street, Marshall, Michigan 49068
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 3/27/1996

Hospitals Close To Branch County, Michigan

Community Health Center Of Branch County


     Address: 274 E Chicago St, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Cameron Memorial Community Hospital Inc


     Address: 416 East Maumee Street, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Hillsdale Community Health Center


     Address: 168 S Howell Street, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Battle Creek Health System


     Address: 300 North Avenue, Battle Creek, Michigan 49016
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Oaklawn Hospital


     Address: 200 N Madison, Marshall, Michigan 49068
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Branch County, Michigan

Maple Lawn Medical Care Facili


     Address: 50 Sanderson Lane, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Laurels Of Coldwater,the


     Address: 90 N Michigan Ave, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 159
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Northern Lakes Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 516 N Williams St, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 78
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Lakeland Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation


     Address: 500 N Williams St, Angola, Indiana 46703
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Hillsdale Co Medical Care Faci


     Address: 140 W Mechanic St, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242
     Ownership: Government - City/county
     Number of Residents: 157
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Branch County, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 67 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Branch County, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 5,750
    Disabled Workers: 1,195
    Widowers Workers: 795
    Spouses Workers: 370
    Children Workers: 725


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Branch County, Michigan


Charges


Hospital Public: $56,002,000
Regular Highways: $2,425,000
Parks & Recreation: $317,000
Sewerage: $568,000
All Other: $10,753,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $2,615,000
Highways: $176,000
Public Welfare: $182,000
All Other: $854,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $8,000
Health & Hospitals: $11,148,000
Highways: $4,253,000
Housing & Community Development: $52,000
Public Welfare: $558,000
All Other: $1,865,000


Local Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $2,513,000
Highways: $510,000
All Other: $169,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $1,978,000
Financial Administration: $650,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $1,880,000
Central Staff Services: $580,000
General Public Buildings: $577,000
Health Services - Other: $16,932,000
Own Hospitals: $52,826,000
Regular Highways: $7,678,000
Housing & Community Development: $102,000
Parks & Recreation: $208,000
Police Protection: $1,741,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $340,000
Welfare Institutions: $8,284,000
Welfare - Other: $959,000
Sewerage: $553,000
General - Other: $4,705,000


Construction


Air Transportation: $833,000
Health - Other: $199,000
Own Hospitals: $1,535,000
Parks & Recreation: $71,000
General: $216,000


Other Capital Outlay


Health - Other: $87,000
Sewerage: $24,000


General


Interest On Debt: $659,000


Tax


Property: $9,624,000
Other License: $490,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $1,032,000
Property Sale Other: $162,000
Interest Earnings: $1,018,000
Fines & Forfeits: $151,000
Rents: $476,000
Donations From Private Sources: $236,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,230,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $31,457,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $39,281,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,251,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $20,275,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,526,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $41,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $11,000


(updated 2006)



Branch County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.98%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.02%
  • Other 1.00%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Branch County, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Branch County, MI

5.70 % of Branch County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,115

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Calhoun County , MI 0.83 % ($36,729 AGI )
  • Hillsdale County , MI 0.75 % ($24,508 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , MI 0.54 % ($27,299 AGI )
  • Steuben County , IN 0.30 % ($33,208 AGI )
  • Kalamazoo County , MI 0.24 % ($29,474 AGI )
  • Wayne County , MI 0.19 % ($33,387 AGI )
  • Allen County , IN 0.13 % ($63,857 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.11 % ($41,059 AGI )
  • Ingham County , MI 0.08 % ($30,923 AGI )
  • Lagrange County , IN 0.07 % ($16,167 AGI )

Relocation away from Branch County, MI

6.79 % of Branch 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 $30,158

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Calhoun County , MI 1.06 % ($26,789 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , MI 0.62 % ($25,901 AGI )
  • Hillsdale County , MI 0.61 % ($27,596 AGI )
  • Steuben County , IN 0.45 % ($30,219 AGI )
  • Kalamazoo County , MI 0.28 % ($23,435 AGI )
  • Wayne County , MI 0.20 % ($23,303 AGI )
  • Jackson County , MI 0.17 % ($27,333 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.12 % ($32,105 AGI )
  • Allen County , IN 0.10 % ($40,118 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.09 % ($28,933 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 Branch County, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Branch County, Michigan


On 03/07/1983, a tornado touched down 1.17 miles from the center of Branch County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 04/15/1969, a tornado touched down 1.97 miles from the center of Branch County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 05/21/1975, a tornado touched down 2.66 miles from the center of Branch County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 04/23/1991, a tornado touched down 4.14 miles from the center of Branch County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 05/15/1986, a tornado touched down 4.18 miles from the center of Branch County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.



Storms In Branch County, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
05/15/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K $10K
08/04/2002, 03:30 pm 0 0 $5K $5K
         
Lightning        
04/12/1994, 07:45 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/27/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
06/26/2005, 04:03 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/05/2005, 05:25 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/14/2004, 01:03 pm 0 0 $10K $5K
05/21/2004, 12:02 pm 1 0 $10K --
07/08/2003, 02:00 am 0 0 $15K --
10/24/2001, 05:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/17/1999, 04:42 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/17/1999, 04:25 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/17/1999, 03:25 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/18/1998, 11:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
05/18/1997, 09:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
10/29/1996, 10:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/20/1996, 03:20 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/20/1996, 03:05 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/15/1995, 03:32 pm 0 3 $5K --
07/04/1995, 02:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/17/1994, 01:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/15/1993, 04:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Branch County, Michigan

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1963-04-17 1 33 1 1 0 $25K --



Hurricanes And Storms In Branch County, Michigan

  • Tropical Low: ARLENE - June 2005 - Wind Speed: 20 Knots



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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 Branch 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)



Jails in Branch County, Michigan


  • Branch County Jail


    580 Marshall Road, Coldwater, MI 49036
    Capacity: 139
    Confined: 104
    Avg. Population: 132
    Year Built: 1953
    Year Renovated: 1990


(updated 2006)



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