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Population (year 2000): 6,686. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,507 (-2.7% change)
Males: 3,159 (47.2%), Females: 3,527 (52.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $31,347 (year 2000)
Median house value: $52,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Ishpeming:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (19.3%), French (18.6%), Italian (15.6%), German (11.0%), Swedish (9.4%), Irish (9.3%).

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Elevation: 1411 feet

Land area: 8.7 square miles

Ishpeming,

For population 25 years and over in Ishpeming

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ishpeming city

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -455 (-6.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bay, WI Green (138.9 miles pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (238.8 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (321.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ishpeming, MI (3.2 miles West MI Negaunee, (4.5 miles MI (6.5 miles Palmer, Park, MI (16.6 miles Trowbridge MI Marquette, (18.7 miles MI Gwinn, (21.5 miles MI (21.8 miles Harvey, Bay, MI Big (22.6 miles

Latitude: 46.49 N, Longitude: 87.67 W

Area code: 906


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Retail trade (12.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +325 (+4.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,085 (37.2%)


 

Crime in Ishpeming by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 2 9 2
    per 100,000 104.7 29.9 134.6 29.9
Robberies 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 15.0 15.0
Assaults 4 6 4 2
    per 100,000 59.8 89.7 59.8 29.9
Burglaries 5 8 4 11
    per 100,000 74.8 119.7 59.8 164.5
Thefts 125 108 131 111
    per 100,000 1869.6 1615.3 1959.3 1660.2
Auto thefts 6 11 8 18
    per 100,000 89.7 164.5 119.7 269.2
141.0 116.1 162.4 121.9


Average climate in Ishpeming, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ishpeming,

Birthplace of: Glenn T. Seaborg.


Hospital/medical center in Ishpeming:
  • BELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (101 S 4TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ishpeming:
  • MARQUETTE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; MARQUETTE, MI)
  • DICKINSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 49 miles; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI)
  • BARAGA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 53 miles; L' ANSE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ishpeming:
  • SAWYER INTERNATIONAL (about 23 miles; MARQUETTE, MI; ID: SAW)
  • FORD (about 56 miles; IRON MOUNTAIN KINGSFORD, MI; ID: IMT)
  • DELTA COUNTY (about 67 miles; ESCANABA, MI; ID: ESC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ishpeming:
  • EDWARD F JOHNSON (about 14 miles; ISHPEMING, MI; ID: M61)
  • BONNIE FIELD (about 42 miles; ROCK, MI; ID: 6Y4)
  • IRON COUNTY (about 54 miles; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; ID: 50D)

Amtrak station near Ishpeming:
  • 20 miles: MARQUETTE (MARQUETTE CTA, 145 W. SPRING ST.) - Bus Station


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
Streets and Highways 20 $81,743 $49,045 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,515 $30,180 1 $1,114
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,531 $30,372 2 $2,542
Police Protection - Officers 13 $42,186 $38,940 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,429 $29,148 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $11,847 $47,388 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $11,070 $33,210 1 $585
Firefighters 1 $4,003 $48,036 1 $239
Health 6 $19,784 $39,568 14 $5,342
Local Libraries 3 $7,200 $28,800 5 $1,858
Water Supply 2 $4,931 $29,586 1 $664
Other and Unallocable 4 $12,996 $38,988 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $10,603 $31,809 10 $5,584
Sewerage 3 $7,791 $31,164 0 $0
Totals for Government 66 $221,628 $40,296 35 $17,927


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ishpeming:
  • NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; MARQUETTE, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,374)
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; FT enrollment: 5,779)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 140 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,794)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 142 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,198)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 146 miles; DE PERE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 158 miles; APPLETON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 174 miles; WAUSAU, WI; FT enrollment: 2,039)
Public high schools in Ishpeming:
  • WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 300 WESTWOOD DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ISHPEMING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 319 E. DIVISION STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH STAR ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 335 SOUTH PINE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ishpeming:
  • ASPEN RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 350 ASPEN RIDGE SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • C.L. PHELPS SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 700 E. NORTH STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ASPEN RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 350 ASPEN RIDGE SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BIRCHVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 663 POPLAR STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 324 E. PEARL STREET; Grades: 01 - 04)
Library in Ishpeming:
  • ISHPEMING CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $201,910; Location: 317 NORTH MAIN STREET; 72,545 books; 2,593 audio materials; 408 video materials; 98 serial subscriptions)

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Lake (A), Angeline, Lake (B), Baby Lake (C), Bacon, Lake (D), Bancroft, Lake (E), Minnie, Lake (F), Lake Sally (G), Grass Lake (H).

Creek: Partridge Creek (A).


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Ishpeming:
  • WIAN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ishpeming:
  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WMQT-FM (107.7 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: TACONITE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNGE (99.5 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W260AG (99.9 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFXD (103.3 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WJPD (92.3 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WUPK (94.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHWL (95.7 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ishpeming:
  • WMQF (Channel 19; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: MARQUETTE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WNMU (Channel 13; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: BD. OF CONTROL OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WUPT-LP (Channel 43; REPUBLIC, MI; Owner: WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA TELEVISION, INC.)

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