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Population (year 2000): 9,144. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,348 (+2.2% change)
Males: 4,146 (45.3%), Females: 4,998 (54.7%)

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Median resident age: 29.3 years
Median household income: $30,245 (year 2000)
Median house value: $60,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Albion:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.7%)
  • Black (33.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (14.2%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.7%), United States (5.0%), French (3.1%), Italian (3.0%).

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Elevation: 959 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Albion,

For population 25 years and over in Albion

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albion city

  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,100 (-10.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Creek, MI Battle (31.3 miles pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wayne, IN Fort (84.8 miles pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (203.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI (8.0 miles Homer, MI (8.8 miles Concord, MI (10.0 miles Springport, MI (10.7 miles Parma, MI (14.1 miles Litchfield, Arbor, MI (14.3 miles Spring MI (14.3 miles Marshall, MI (17.1 miles Hanover,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 10 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 84.75 W

Area code: 517


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (35.7%), Manufacturing (26.4%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,170 (+12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,261 (56.1%)


 

Crime in Albion by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 10.9 0.0 10.9
Rapes 6 12 24 9
    per 100,000 65.6 131.2 262.5 98.4
Robberies 18 18 11 7
    per 100,000 196.9 196.9 120.3 76.6
Assaults 104 129 43 38
    per 100,000 1137.4 1410.8 470.3 415.6
Burglaries 103 87 86 78
    per 100,000 1126.4 951.4 940.5 853.0
Thefts 483 466 382 329
    per 100,000 5282.2 5096.2 4177.6 3598.0
Auto thefts 23 82 39 31
    per 100,000 251.5 896.8 426.5 339.0
623.0 746.8 502.2 387.1


Average climate in Albion, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Albion,

Albion-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Albion city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 tornado 35.2 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 293 people.


Birthplace of: Karl Williams - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Apr 10, 1971).


Hospitals/medical centers near Albion:
  • OAKLAWN HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MARSHALL, MI)
  • EATON RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; EATON RAPIDS, MI)
  • HAYES GREEN BEACH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; CHARLOTTE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Albion:
  • W K KELLOGG (about 35 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; ID: BTL)
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 38 miles; LANSING, MI; ID: LAN)
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 56 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Albion:
  • BROOKS FIELD (about 14 miles; MARSHALL, MI; ID: RMY)
  • JACKSON COUNTY-REYNOLDS FIELD (about 21 miles; JACKSON, MI; ID: JXN)
  • FITCH H BEACH (about 23 miles; CHARLOTTE, MI; ID: FPK)

Amtrak station:
ALBION (300 N. EATON ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3 $6,863 $27,452 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $17,905 $26,857 4 $3,875
Other and Unallocable 7 $17,927 $30,732 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $22,618 $30,157 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $2,825 $33,900 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $14,457 $28,914 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $8,998 $26,994 5 $1,908
Police Protection - Officers 29 $105,865 $43,806 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $23,747 $40,709 1 $1,563
Financial Administration 4 $10,822 $32,466 1 $1,052
Sewerage 13 $34,844 $32,163 0 $0
Totals for Government 91 $266,871 $35,191 11 $8,398


College/University in Albion:
  • ALBION COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,510; Location: 611 E PORTER ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.albion.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albion:
  • SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; JACKSON, MI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; FT enrollment: 2,824)
  • LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; LANSING, MI; FT enrollment: 8,454)
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; EAST LANSING, MI; FT enrollment: 38,639)
  • WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 23,132)
  • WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 5,436)
Public high school in Albion:
  • ALBION SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 225 WATSON STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Albion:
  • WASHINGTON GARDNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 401 E. MICHIGAN AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON GARDNER ELEMENTARY (Students: 397; Location: 401 E MICHIGAN AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HARRINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 100 S. CLARK STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STARR COMMONWEALTH FOR BOYS (Students: 158; Location: 13725 26 MILE ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ALBION ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION (Students: 43; Location: 1418 COOPER STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle school in Albion:
  • SAINT JOHN SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 1020 IRWIN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Albion:
  • ALBION PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $432,070; Location: 501 SOUTH SUPERIOR STREET; 42,843 books; 742 audio materials; 2,835 video materials; 160 serial subscriptions)

Church in Albion: Saint Pauls Church (A).

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1).

Rivers: South Branch Kalamazoo River (A), North Branch Kalamazoo River (B).

Park in Albion: McIntosh Park (1).


Albion compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Albion:
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albion:
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHM-FM (105.3 FM; BROOKLYN, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Albion:
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

 

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