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Demographics Analysis

The people of Kalkaska 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
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 514

5 to 9 years : 503

10 to 14 years : 604

15 to 17 years : 373

18 and 19 years : 199

20 years : 95

21 years : 75

22 to 24 years : 264

25 to 29 years : 495

30 to 34 years : 462

35 to 39 years : 461

40 to 44 years : 715

45 to 49 years : 691

50 to 54 years : 718

55 to 59 years : 608

60 and 61 years : 237

62 to 64 years : 266

65 and 66 years : 148

67 to 69 years : 243

70 to 74 years : 326

75 to 79 years : 190

80 to 84 years : 181

85 years and over : 108

Female:

Under 5 years : 543

5 to 9 years : 461

10 to 14 years : 554

15 to 17 years : 393

18 and 19 years : 179

20 years : 26

21 years : 44

22 to 24 years : 347

25 to 29 years : 494

30 to 34 years : 503

35 to 39 years : 565

40 to 44 years : 612

45 to 49 years : 707

50 to 54 years : 639

55 to 59 years : 599

60 and 61 years : 220

62 to 64 years : 323

65 and 66 years : 217

67 to 69 years : 251

70 to 74 years : 323

75 to 79 years : 321

80 to 84 years : 156

85 years and over : 153


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 7,582

Multiple ancestry : 7,083

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 145

Ancestry not reported : 2,296


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,894

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 10

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 30

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 81

Not a U.S. citizen : 91


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,057

5 to 17 years : 2,888

18 to 24 years : 1,229

25 to 34 years : 1,954

35 to 44 years : 2,353

45 to 54 years : 2,755

55 to 59 years : 1,207

60 and 61 years : 457

62 to 64 years : 589

65 to 74 years : 1,508

75 years and over : 1,109

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,054

5 to 17 years : 2,662

18 to 24 years : 1,129

25 to 34 years : 1,678

35 to 44 years : 1,957

45 to 54 years : 2,324

55 to 59 years : 1,085

60 and 61 years : 392

62 to 64 years : 477

65 to 74 years : 1,144

75 years and over : 806

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 204

18 to 24 years : 86

25 to 34 years : 263

35 to 44 years : 357

45 to 54 years : 381

55 to 59 years : 117

60 and 61 years : 62

62 to 64 years : 95

65 to 74 years : 328

75 years and over : 293

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 15

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 14

18 to 24 years : 14

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 24

45 to 54 years : 46

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 7,324

Female : 7,384

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,048

Female : 1,138

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 24

Female : 16

Foreign born:

Male : 80

Female : 92


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 14,267

Born in other state in the United States : 2,083

Native: born outside the United States : 30

Foreign born : 128


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,510

Now married, except separated : 6,504

Divorced : 1,789

Separated : 147

Widowed : 716

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 254

Now married, except separated : 1,315

Divorced : 273

Separated : 30

Widowed : 197

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 28

Now married, except separated : 9

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 19

Now married, except separated : 105

Divorced : 25

Separated : 0

Widowed : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 15,741

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 95

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Kalkaska County, Michigan

  • German: 4,087   (24.1%)
  • English: 2,204   (13.0%)
  • Irish: 2,061   (12.2%)
  • Other Groups: 1,247   (7.4%)
  • United States Or American: 1,148   (6.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,060   (6.3%)
  • Polish: 1,031   (6.1%)
  • Dutch: 744   (4.4%)
  • French Canadian: 504   (3.0%)
  • Scottish: 437   (2.6%)
  • Italian: 393   (2.3%)
  • Swedish: 305   (1.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 274   (1.6%)
  • Norwegian: 191   (1.1%)
  • Finnish: 126   (0.7%)
  • Hungarian: 108   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 104   (0.6%)
  • Canadian: 93   (0.5%)
  • European: 88   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 84   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 78   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 61   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 60   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 55   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 52   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 47   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 38   (0.2%)
  • British: 38   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 34   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 27   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 25   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 20   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 18   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 7   (0.0%)
  • Yugoslavian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 6   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 5   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 3   (0.0%)
  • Serbian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Eastern European: 3   (0.0%)
  • Slavic: 2   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Armenian: 2   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Kalkaska County, Michigan is 17,106



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Kalkaska County, Michigan: 8,476
Female Population in Kalkaska County, Michigan: 8,630


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Kalkaska County, Michigan: 41.4
Median Female Resident Age in Kalkaska County, Michigan: 42.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Kalkaska County, Michigan


White


Both sexes

43.6

Male

43.0

Female

44.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

22.0

Male

20.3

Female

35.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

38.5

Male

35.5

Female

40.6

Asian


Both sexes

45.0

Male

32.5

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

27.5

Male

34.5

Female

20.5

Other


Both sexes

33.5

Male

32.5

Female

37.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.9

Male

18.4

Female

20.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.7

Male

22.8

Female

20.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.7

Male

43.2

Female

44.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Kalkaska County, Michigan


  • White: 16,508
  • African American: 65
  • American Indian: 115
  • Asian: 62
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 12
  • Two or More Races: 344



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 37   (0.67%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.16%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 21   (0.38%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 247   (4.49%)
  • 9th Grade: 189   (3.44%)
  • 10th Grade: 295   (5.37%)
  • 11th Grade: 259   (4.71%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 181   (3.29%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,369   (43.09%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 466   (8.48%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 653   (11.88%)
  • Associate Degree: 266   (4.84%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 314   (5.71%)
  • Master's Degree: 134   (2.44%)
  • Professional School Degree: 44   (0.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 14   (0.25%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (0.25%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 13   (0.23%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (0.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 188   (3.37%)
  • 9th Grade: 182   (3.26%)
  • 10th Grade: 217   (3.89%)
  • 11th Grade: 194   (3.48%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 162   (2.91%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,573   (46.15%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 461   (8.27%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 701   (12.57%)
  • Associate Degree: 287   (5.15%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 410   (7.35%)
  • Master's Degree: 130   (2.33%)
  • Professional School Degree: 27   (0.48%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.09%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Kalkaska County, Michigan

  • Kalkaska Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 258-9109, Students: 1,829 )

  • Forest Area Community Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 7741 Shippy Road Sw, Fife Lake, MI 49633, Phone: (231) 369-4191, Students: 930 )

  • Excelsior Township S/d #1


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 5521 M-72 Ne, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 922-6200, Students: 50 )

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

  • Birch Street Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 258-8629, Students: 444 )

  • Kalkaska Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 258-4040, Students: 397 )

  • Cherry Street Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 258-9146, Students: 218 )

  • Forest Area Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 7741 Shippy Road Sw, Fife Lake, MI 49633, Phone: (231) 369-2867, Students: 215 )

  • South Boardman Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 7741 Shippy Road Sw, Fife Lake, MI 49633, Phone: (231) 369-2841, Students: 193 )

  • Fife Lake Elementary School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 7741 Shippy Rd, Fife Lake, MI 49633, Phone: (231) 879-3362, Students: 187 )

  • Rapid City Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 331-6121, Students: 125 )

  • Crawford School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 5521 M-72 Ne, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 258-2934, Students: 50 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Kalkaska County, Michigan

  • Kalkaska High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 258-9167, Students: 532 )

  • Forest Area High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 7741shippy Road Sw, Fife Lake, MI 49633, Phone: (231) 369-2884, Students: 273 )

  • Northside Educational Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 580, Kalkaska, MI 49646, Phone: (231) 258-5140, Students: 70 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Kalkaska County, Michigan

  • Fife Lake Public Library


    77 Lakecrest Lane, Fife Lake, MI 49633

  • Kalkaska County Library


    247 South Cedar Street, Kalkaska, MI 49646

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Kalkaska County, Michigan


  • Fife Lake Historical Society


    Po Box 305, Fife Lake, MI 49633

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Kalkaska County, Michigan


Airport


(1) Kalkaska City Airport   (2) King Trout Airport   (3) Tannehill Airfield  

Bridge


(1) Red Bridge  

Building


(1) Bear Lake Township Fire Department   (2) Blue Lake Fire Hall   (3) Boardman Township Fire Department   (4) Clearwater Township Fire Department   (5) Coldsprings - Excelsior Township Fire And Rescue Department   (6) Coldsprings Township Hall   (7) Excelsior Township Hall   (8) Fife Lake Area Emergency Medical Services   (9) Fife Lake Area Historical Museum   (10) Garfield Township Fire Department   (11) Garfield Township Hall   (12) Kalkaska County Government Center   (13) Kalkaska County Library   (14) Kalkaska County Sheriff S Office   (15) Kalkaska Historical Museum   (16) Kalkaska Township Fire Department Station 7   (17) Kalkaska Village Police Department   (18) Michigan Department Of Natural Resources Kalkaska Field Office   (19) Milton Township Fire Department Station 2  

Cemetery


(1) Clark Cemetery   (2) Clearwater Cemetery   (3) Cold Spring Cemetery   (4) Deibert Cemetery   (5) Evergreen Cemetery   (6) Excelsior Cemetery   (7) Fife Lake Cemetery   (8) Garfield Cemetery   (9) Lodi Cemetery   (10) Maplegrove Cemetery   (11) Oliver Cemetery   (12) Saint Aloysius Cemetery   (13) Saint Mary Cemetery   (14) South Boardman Cemetery  

Census


(1) Bear Lake Census Designated Place   (2) Manistee Lake Census Designated Place   (3) Rapid City Census Designated Place   (4) South Boardman Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Assembly Of God Church   (2) Calvary Baptist Church   (3) Church Alive Church Of God   (4) Church Of Christ   (5) Church Of The Nazarene   (6) Clearwater Chapel   (7) Corner Stone Community Bible Church   (8) East Boardman Church   (9) East Boardman United Methodist Church   (10) Escelsior Church Of Christ   (11) Evergreen Bible Baptist Church   (12) Evergreen Church   (13) Excelsior Church   (14) Fife Lake Baptist Church   (15) Fife Lake United Methodist Church   (16) Garfield Country Church   (17) Jehovah S Witnesses   (18) Kalkaska Baptist Church   (19) Kalkaska Church Of Christ   (20) Kalkaska United Methodist Church   (21) Lodi Church   (22) M-72 Church Of Christ   (23) Mount Zion Church Of God   (24) New Life Assembly Of God Church   (25) Peoples Church   (26) Saint Aloysius Catholic Church   (27) Saint Mary S Of The Woods Church   (28) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (29) South Boardman United Methodist Church   (30) Spencer Church Of Christ   (31) Springfield Church   (32) Victory Baptist Church   (33) Wilderness Christian Assembly Church  

Civil


(1) Kalkaska County   (2) Township Of Bear Lake   (3) Township Of Boardman   (4) Township Of Clearwater   (5) Township Of Coldsprings   (6) Township Of Excelsior   (7) Township Of Garfield   (8) Township Of Kalkaska   (9) Township Of Oliver   (10) Township Of Orange   (11) Township Of Springfield   (12) Village Of Fife Lake   (13) Village Of Kalkaska  

Forest


(1) Kalkaska State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Fife Lake Medical Clinic   (2) Kalkaska Family Practice   (3) Kalkaska Memorial Health Center  

Island


(1) Florence Island   (2) Helen Island  

Lake


(1) Barnard Lake   (2) Bass Lake   (3) Bear Lake   (4) Big Cannon Creek Swamp   (5) Bird Lake   (6) Bloom Lake   (7) Blue Lake   (8) Breeds Lake   (9) Butler Lake   (10) Camel Lake   (11) Cranberry Lake   (12) Crawford Lake   (13) Croy Lake   (14) Cub Lake   (15) Davis Lake   (16) Deadmans Lake   (17) Downs Lake   (18) East Lake   (19) East Lakes   (20) Farrar Lake   (21) Fife Lake   (22) Grass Lake   (23) Headquarters Lake   (24) Holbrook Lake   (25) Horseshoe Lake   (26) Indian Lake   (27) Ingersoll Lake   (28) Island Lake   (29) Johnsons Lake   (30) Jones Lake   (31) Kettle Lake   (32) Kniss Lake   (33) Lake Five   (34) Lake Of The Woods   (35) Lake Placid   (36) Lake Skegemog   (37) Little Blue Lake   (38) Little Guernsey Lakes   (39) Little Log Lake   (40) Little Twin Lake   (41) Little Wheeler Lake   (42) Log Lake   (43) Long Lake   (44) Loon Lake   (45) Lost Lake   (46) Mallard Lake   (47) Manistee Lake   (48) Middle Black Lake   (49) Milk Lake   (50) Mirror Lake   (51) Mud Lake   (52) North Selkirk Lake   (53) Palmer Lake   (54) Papoose Lake   (55) Parsons Lake   (56) Perch Lake   (57) Peters Lake   (58) Pickerel Lake   (59) Poplar Lake   (60) Post Lake   (61) Price Lake   (62) Priests Lake   (63) Rainbow Lake   (64) Sickle Lake   (65) Smith Lake   (66) South Black Lake   (67) South Selkirk Lake   (68) Southwell Lake   (69) Spring Lake   (70) Squaw Lake   (71) Twentyeight Lakes   (72) Upper Black Lake   (73) Wheeler Lake   (74) Woodard Lake  

Locale


(1) Barber School   (2) Barker Creek Station Historical   (3) Camp Ta-pi-co   (4) Camp Tanuga   (5) Ccc Bridge State Forest Campground   (6) Crofton Station   (7) Davis School   (8) Fife Lake Station   (9) Goose Creek State Forest Campground And Trail Camp   (10) Grandview Golf Club   (11) Kaliseum Recreation Complex   (12) Kalkaska County Fairgrounds   (13) Kalkaska Rv Park And Campground   (14) Kalkaska Station   (15) Leetsville Station   (16) Pickerel Lake Kalkaska State Forest Campground   (17) Rapid City Station Historical   (18) Sharon Station Historical   (19) Sigma Station Historical   (20) Smithville Forest Campground   (21) South Boardman Station   (22) Spencer Station Historical   (23) Spring Lake Campground   (24) Timber Wolf Golf Club   (25) Torch Grove Campgrounds   (26) Twin Birch Golf Course  

Military


(1) Camp Grayling  

Park


(1) Excelsior Town Hall Historical Marker   (2) Fife Lake Area Park   (3) Fife Lake City Park   (4) Fife Lake Union District Number One Schoolhouse Historical Marker   (5) Freedom Park   (6) Rugg Pond Dam Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Angling   (2) Barker Creek   (3) Cotton   (4) Crofton   (5) Darragh   (6) Deibert   (7) Fife Lake   (8) Fletcher   (9) Giddings   (10) Houseman   (11) Kalkaska   (12) Leetsville   (13) Lodi   (14) Mcgee   (15) Millers Corners   (16) Mobile Home Estates   (17) O Neil   (18) Pemberthy Crossing   (19) Rapid City   (20) Sharon   (21) Sigma   (22) Smithville   (23) South Boardman   (24) Spencer   (25) Taffeltown   (26) Torch River  

Post Office


(1) Aarwood Post Office Historical   (2) Barker Creek Post Office Historical   (3) Clearwater Post Office Historical   (4) Comfort Post Office Historical   (5) Crofton Post Office Historical   (6) Darragh Post Office Historical   (7) Dowen Post Office Historical   (8) Excelsior Post Office Historical   (9) Fife Lake Post Office   (10) Fletcher Post Office Historical   (11) Ivan Post Office Historical   (12) Kalkaska Post Office   (13) Kaska Post Office Historical   (14) Leetsville Post Office Historical   (15) Lodi Post Office Historical   (16) Rapid City Post Office   (17) Rugg Post Office Historical   (18) Sharon Post Office Historical   (19) Sigma Post Office Historical   (20) South Boardman Post Office   (21) Spencer Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Big Cannon Creek Number One Flooding   (2) Rugg Pond   (3) Wellman Mill Pond   (4) Youngs Mill Pond  

School


(1) Birch Street Elementary School   (2) Blue Lake School   (3) Cedar Creek School   (4) Cherry Elementary School   (5) Corps School   (6) Crawford School   (7) Drake School   (8) Fife Lake Elementary School   (9) Fletcher School   (10) Forest Area High School   (11) Kalkask Middle School   (12) Kalkaska High School   (13) Lewis School   (14) Maplegrove School   (15) Perrin School   (16) Rapid City School   (17) Saunders School   (18) Sigma School   (19) South Boardman Elementary School   (20) Tyler School   (21) Weaver School  

Stream


(1) Barker Creek   (2) Big Cannon Creek   (3) Big Devil Creek   (4) Black Creek   (5) Clear Creek   (6) Collar Creek   (7) Crofton Creek   (8) Desmond Creek   (9) Failing Creek   (10) Filer Creek   (11) Hauenstein Creek   (12) Inlet Creek   (13) Little Cannon Creek   (14) Little Devil Creek   (15) Little Rapid River   (16) Maple Creek   (17) Morrison Creek   (18) Nelson Creek   (19) North Branch Manistee River   (20) Palmer Creek   (21) Pierson Creek   (22) Portage Creek   (23) Rapid River   (24) Sand Creek   (25) Shannon Creek   (26) Silver Creek   (27) Spring Creek   (28) Taylor Creek   (29) Torch River   (30) Vipond Creek   (31) Waterhole Creek   (32) Willow Creek  

Summit


(1) Baldy   (2) Beecher Hill   (3) Ester Hill   (4) Grube Hill   (5) Richards Hill   (6) Smith Hill   (7) Twentyone Hill   (8) Waldo Hill  

Swamp


(1) Advent Swamp   (2) Albright Swamp   (3) Baker Swamp   (4) Big Devil Swamp   (5) Carlisle Swamp   (6) Crofton Swamp   (7) East Lake Swamp   (8) Flowing Well Swamp   (9) Kettle Lake Swamp   (10) Little Cannon Creek Swamp   (11) Mahan Swamp   (12) O Neil Swamp   (13) Richardson Swamp   (14) Riley Swamp   (15) Round Swamp   (16) Schlemmer Swamp   (17) Sigma Swamp   (18) South Swamp   (19) Thornton Swamp   (20) Watson Swamp  

Tower


(1) Garfield Lookout Tower   (2) Pickerel Lake Lookout Tower   (3) Wgtu-tv Traverse City   (4) Wklt-am Kalkaska   (5) Wklt-fm Kalkaska  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Kalkaska County, Michigan

49646 (pop. 8,148) 49633 (pop. 3,490) 49676 (pop. 3,104)
49680 (pop. 1,811)    


Counties Nearby Kalkaska County, Michigan

Antrim County, MI  (pop. 23,402) 20.8 Miles
Grand Traverse County, MI  (pop. 89,048) 22.1 Miles
Crawford County, MI  (pop. 14,519) 23.7 Miles
Missaukee County, MI  (pop. 14,967) 26.2 Miles
Otsego County, MI  (pop. 24,097) 31.9 Miles
Wexford County, MI  (pop. 32,677) 33.4 Miles
Roscommon County, MI  (pop. 24,154) 33.5 Miles
Leelanau County, MI  (pop. 21,669) 35.6 Miles
Charlevoix County, MI  (pop. 26,058) 37.3 Miles
Benzie County, MI  (pop. 17,440) 45.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Kalkaska County, Michigan

231



Elevation in Kalkaska County, Michigan is 1,214.0 ft. (370.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Kalkaska County, Michigan

Lat: 44.706588 N        Long: -85.124416 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Kalkaska 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

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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 Kalkaska County, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 302   (4.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 264   (3.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 395   (5.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 679   (9.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 733   (10.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,048   (15.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,075   (15.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 480   (6.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 263   (3.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 248   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 174   (2.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 89   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 655   (9.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 575   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,464

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 706

In 3-person carpool : 256

In 4-person carpool : 74

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 57

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 9

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 18

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 4

Bicycle : 5

Walked : 92

Other means : 43

Worked at home : 206


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 389

5 to 9 minutes : 678

10 to 14 minutes : 792

15 to 19 minutes : 874

20 to 24 minutes : 895

25 to 29 minutes : 473

30 to 34 minutes : 780

35 to 39 minutes : 262

40 to 44 minutes : 351

45 to 59 minutes : 780

60 to 89 minutes : 260

90 or more minutes : 194


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 2,465

No Social Security income : 4,778


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,628

No retirement income : 5,615


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 275

$10,000 to $14,999 : 270

$15,000 to $19,999 : 238

$20,000 to $24,999 : 201

$25,000 to $29,999 : 354

$30,000 to $34,999 : 300

$35,000 to $39,999 : 332

$40,000 to $44,999 : 425

$45,000 to $49,999 : 282

$50,000 to $59,999 : 529

$60,000 to $74,999 : 573

$75,000 to $99,999 : 623

$100,000 to $124,999 : 220

$125,000 to $149,999 : 79

$150,000 to $199,999 : 54

$200,000 or more : 38


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $45,026


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Kalkaska County, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 713  (17.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 383  (9.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 514  (12.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 45  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,081  (27.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 747  (21.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 894  (26.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,272  (37.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Kalkaska County, Michigan

Bus Station(s)


    906 North Cedar St.
    Arby's
    Kalkaska, Michigan 49646

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Kalkaska County, Michigan

Employed: 8,311
Unemployed: 690



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Kalkaska 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: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Kalkaska County, Michigan

Ground Water

 
Fresh 3.66 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.66 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 159 Farms In Kalkaska County, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Kalkaska County, Michigan

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

The Huntington National Bank - 1 Branches


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

Northwestern Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $848.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Kalkaska County, Michigan

  • Antrim County


    (about 19.6 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 22.6 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Gaylord Regional


    (about 29.8 miles in Gaylord, Michigan; Airport Code: GLR)

  • Wexford County


    (about 33.1 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Boyne Mountain


    (about 33.2 miles in Boyne City, Michigan; Airport Code: MI5)

  • Charlevoix Municipal


    (about 41.9 miles in Bay Shore, Michigan; Airport Code: CVX)

  • Harbor Springs Airport


    (about 50.7 miles in Conway, Michigan; Airport Code: RQR)

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 53.2 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Miller Field


    (about 59.5 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Gladwin Zettel Memorial


    (about 60.3 miles in Beaverton, Michigan; Airport Code: GDW)

  • Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County


    (about 61.9 miles in Pellston, Michigan; Airport Code: PLN)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 63.2 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 70.5 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Beaver Island


    (about 71.5 miles in Beaver Island, Michigan; Airport Code: BVR)

  • Cheboygan County


    (about 71.8 miles in Mullett Lake, Michigan; Airport Code: UXU)

  • Cheboygan City/County


    (about 71.8 miles in Mullett Lake, Michigan; Airport Code: UXU)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 77.5 miles in Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Airport Code: MOP)

  • Alpena County Regional


    (about 80.7 miles in Alpena, Michigan; Airport Code: APN)

  • Phelps/Collins


    (about 81.0 miles in Alpena, Michigan; Airport Code: APN)

  • Mason County


    (about 81.7 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Kalkaska County, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.81%

Carpooled

16.14%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.50%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.03%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.03%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.97%

Other Means

0.90%

Worked At Home

3.63%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,768

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 402

Female householder, no husband present : 623

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,926

Householder not living alone : 524


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 28

Male householder and female partner : 219

Female householder and female partner : 43

Female householder and male partner : 231

All other households : 6,722


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,436

Renter-occupied housing units : 332

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 221

Renter-occupied housing units : 181

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 404

Renter-occupied housing units : 219

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,954

Renter-occupied housing units : 496


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 461

$10,000 to $14,999 : 638

$15,000 to $19,999 : 546

$20,000 to $24,999 : 425

$25,000 to $29,999 : 506

$30,000 to $34,999 : 583

$35,000 to $39,999 : 538

$40,000 to $44,999 : 552

$45,000 to $49,999 : 364

$50,000 to $59,999 : 746

$60,000 to $74,999 : 688

$75,000 to $99,999 : 676

$100,000 to $124,999 : 280

$125,000 to $149,999 : 83

$150,000 to $199,999 : 116

$200,000 or more : 41


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Total : 11,749


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Occupied : 7,243

Vacant : 4,506


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 198

Built 2000 to 2004 : 935

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,564

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,525

Built 1970 to 1979 : 2,757

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,352

Built 1950 to 1959 : 931

Built 1940 to 1949 : 563

Built 1939 or earlier : 924


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Utility gas : 2,143

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 3,334

Electricity : 500

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 251

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 887

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 114

No fuel used : 14


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Kalkaska County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 71

$10,000 to $14,999 : 36

$15,000 to $19,999 : 35

$20,000 to $24,999 : 83

$25,000 to $29,999 : 77

$30,000 to $34,999 : 113

$35,000 to $39,999 : 83

$40,000 to $49,999 : 191

$50,000 to $59,999 : 249

$60,000 to $69,999 : 485

$70,000 to $79,999 : 333

$80,000 to $89,999 : 435

$90,000 to $99,999 : 543

$100,000 to $124,999 : 824

$125,000 to $149,999 : 554

$150,000 to $174,999 : 547

$175,000 to $199,999 : 404

$200,000 to $249,999 : 366

$250,000 to $299,999 : 162

$300,000 to $399,999 : 223

$400,000 to $499,999 : 115

$500,000 to $749,999 : 57

$750,000 to $999,999 : 19

$1,000,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Kalkaska 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 : 216

Home equity loan only : 595

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 55

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 3,012

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,137


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $150,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $135,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $118,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $113,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $107,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $90,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $98,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $95,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $87,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Kalkaska County, Michigan: 67.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Kalkaska 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 133 133 $10,275,750
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

133 133 $10,275,750
2000        
  Single Family 130 130 $11,202,061
  Two Family 1 2 $50,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

131 132 $11,252,061
2001        
  Single Family 147 147 $13,452,910
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

147 147 $13,452,910
2002        
  Single Family 114 114 $10,249,362
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

114 114 $10,249,362
2003        
  Single Family 153 153 $13,786,860
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $100,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

154 157 $13,886,860
2004        
  Single Family 160 160 $17,228,721
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

160 160 $17,228,721
2005        
  Single Family 118 118 $15,715,928
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

118 118 $15,715,928
2006        
  Single Family 88 88 $12,597,308
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 48 $3,600,000
  Total

92 136 $16,197,308


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Kalkaska County, MI): $36,072
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kalkaska County): $81,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kalkaska County, Michigan

Utility Gas: 26.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 52.5%
Electricity: 4.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 6.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 10.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Kalkaska County, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 39.86%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 60.14%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kalkaska County): $468
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Kalkaska County): $563


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



Health Care Centers Close To Kalkaska County, Michigan

Munson Home Care


     Address: 550 Munson Avenue, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mercy Amicare


     Address: 201 Meadows Drive, Suite A, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/25/1992

Mercy Amicare Homecare


     Address: 7985 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/29/1986

Northwest Michigan Community Health Agency


     Address: 220 West Garfield, Charlevoix, Michigan 49720
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/24/1967

Unity Home Health Care, Llc


     Address: 575 Court Street Suite C, West Branch, Michigan 48661
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/31/2006

Hospitals Close To Kalkaska County, Michigan

Munson Medical Center


     Address: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Hospital - Grayling


     Address: 1100 E Michigan Ave, Grayling, Michigan 49738
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Otsego Memorial Hospital


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

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


     Address: 400 Hobart St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Spectrum Health-reed City Campus


     Address: "po Box 75, 300 N Patterson", Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Kalkaska County, Michigan

Kalkaska Memorial Health Center


     Address: 419 S Coral St, Kalkaska, Michigan 49646
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility


     Address: 4543 South M-88 Highway, Bellaire, Michigan 49615
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Orchard Creek Skilled Nursing


     Address: 9731 East Cherry Bend Road, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 18
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Grand Traverse Pavilions


     Address: 1000 Pavilions Circle, Traverse City, Michigan 49684
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 215
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Tendercare Health Center-birchwood


     Address: 2950 Lafranier Rd, Traverse City, Michigan 49686
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 123
     Percent Occupied: 79%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Kalkaska County, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 123 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Kalkaska County, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 2,490
    Disabled Workers: 610
    Widowers Workers: 350
    Spouses Workers: 235
    Children Workers: 290


(updated 2007)



Kalkaska County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.05%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.67%
  • Other 1.28%



(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 Kalkaska County, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Kalkaska County, MI

7.97 % of Kalkaska County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,455

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 1.78 % ($28,929 AGI )
  • Antrim County , MI 1.03 % ($23,015 AGI )
  • Wayne County , MI 0.36 % ($50,391 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.32 % ($35,150 AGI )
  • Genesee County , MI 0.27 % ($46,588 AGI )
  • Macomb County , MI 0.25 % ($72,000 AGI )
  • Missaukee County , MI 0.19 % ($26,333 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.16 % ($86,700 AGI )

Relocation away from Kalkaska County, MI

7.27 % of Kalkaska 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 $28,306

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Grand Traverse Count , MI 2.16 % ($28,096 AGI )
  • Antrim County , MI 0.87 % ($22,145 AGI )
  • Oakland County , MI 0.27 % ($24,706 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 0.17 % ($29,091 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 Kalkaska County, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Kalkaska County, Michigan


On 06/25/1998, a tornado touched down 3.01 miles from the center of Kalkaska County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/31/1998, a tornado touched down 4.77 miles from the center of Kalkaska County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/17/1994, a tornado touched down 8.13 miles from the center of Kalkaska County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/23/1976, a tornado touched down 11.28 miles from the center of Kalkaska County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 (with heavy rain) . There were 5 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 07/08/1990, a tornado touched down 14.85 miles from the center of Kalkaska County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Kalkaska County, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
06/07/2006, 07:20 am 0 0 $20K --
         
Hail        
07/17/2006, 04:30 pm 0 0 -- $30K
         
Lightning        
06/27/2005, 04:55 pm 0 1 -- --
07/13/1995, 01:55 pm 1 0 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/10/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $3K --
05/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
08/02/2006, 05:40 am 0 0 $3K --
08/01/2006, 09:50 pm 0 0 $4K --
08/01/2006, 09:45 pm 0 0 $6K --
07/17/2006, 05:00 pm 0 0 $4K --
07/17/2006, 04:42 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/17/2006, 04:18 pm 0 0 $4K --
06/27/2005, 04:15 pm 0 0 $40K --
06/11/2005, 12:48 pm 0 1 -- --
08/27/2004, 04:05 am 0 0 $6K --
07/13/1995, 02:04 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/13/1995, 01:47 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/13/1995, 01:46 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/13/1995, 01:28 pm 0 0 $25K --
         



Tornados In Kalkaska County, Michigan

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-07-10 -- 40 -- 0 0 $4K --
  1994-07-17 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1990-07-08 12 30 1 0 0 -- --
  1964-05-07 17 440 2 0 0 $250K --





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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 Kalkaska 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 Kalkaska County, Michigan


  • Kalkaska County Correctional Facility


    605 North Birch Street, Kalkaska, MI 49646
    Capacity: 62
    Confined: 63
    Avg. Population: 47
    Year Built: 1973
    Year Renovated: 1986


(updated 2006)



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