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Population (year 2000): 22,805
Males: 11,020 (48.3%), Females: 11,785 (51.7%)

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Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $62,810 (year 2000)
Median house value: $176,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Okemos:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.6%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Asian Indian (3.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Chinese (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Korean (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (24.9%), English (16.2%), Irish (11.6%), Polish (6.6%), Italian (5.0%), Scottish (3.7%).

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Elevation: 839 feet

Land area: 16.8 square miles

Okemos,

For population 25 years and over in Okemos

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Okemos CDP

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

10.2% Foreign born (6.6% Asia, 1.9% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Lansing, (9.1 miles pop. 119,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Toledo, (92.8 miles pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (231.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI Haslett, (3.1 miles Lansing, MI East (4.6 miles MI (8.5 miles Holt, MI Lansing, (9.1 miles MI Mason, (9.2 miles MI Williamston, (9.6 miles Park, MI (12.1 miles Edgemont MI (13.4 miles Laingsburg,

Latitude: 42.71 N, Longitude: 84.42 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (35.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,754 (+7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,719 (22.4%)

Average climate in Okemos, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Okemos-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Okemos city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category 4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Anton Currie - College basketball player (Toledo Rockets).


Hospitals/medical centers near Okemos:
  • EDWARD W SPARROW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (about 8 miles; LANSING, MI)
  • INGHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; LANSING, MI)
  • EATON RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; EATON RAPIDS, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Okemos:
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 12 miles; LANSING, MI; ID: LAN)
  • BISHOP INTERNATIONAL (about 51 miles; FLINT, MI; ID: FNT)
  • MBS INTL (about 61 miles; SAGINAW, MI; ID: MBS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Okemos:
  • MAIDENS (about 8 miles; WILLIAMSTON, MI; ID: 89Y)
  • UNIVERSITY AIRPARK (about 9 miles; BATH, MI; ID: 41G)
  • MASON JEWETT FIELD (about 12 miles; MASON, MI; ID: TEW)

Amtrak station near Okemos:
  • 5 miles: EAST LANSING (1240 S. HARRISON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Okemos:
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; EAST LANSING, MI; Full-time enrollment: 38,639)
  • LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; LANSING, MI; FT enrollment: 8,454)
  • JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; JACKSON, MI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; SPRING ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 5,436)
  • KETTERING UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • BAKER COLLEGE OF FLINT (about 54 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,734)
Public high school in Okemos:
  • OKEMOS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,373; Location: 2800 JOLLY ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Okemos:
  • CHIPPEWA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 4000 N. OKEMOS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KINAWA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 1900 KINAWA DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HIAWATHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 1900 JOLLY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CORNELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 4371 CORNELL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BENNETT WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 2650 BENNETT ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 4406 N. OKEMOS ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OKEMOS MONTESSORI (Location: 4406 N. OKEMOS ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Okemos:
  • ST MARTHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 1100 W GRAND RIVER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OKEMOS MONTESSORI RADMEAR SCHO (Students: 130; Location: 2745 MOUNT HOPE RD; Grades: PK - 3)

Notable locations in Okemos: Okemos Station (A), Indian Hills Golf Course (B).

Church in Okemos: Okemos South Church (A).

Cemeteries: River Bend Cemetery (1), East Lawn Memorial Gardens (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pine Lake Outlet (A), Sloan Creek (B), Herron Creek (C).


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Okemos:
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)
  • WJIM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WUNN (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MASON, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXLA (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DIMONDALE, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WVFN (730 AM; 1 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Okemos:
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDBM (88.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEE OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIV)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHZZ (101.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLNZ (89.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W284AH (104.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Okemos:
  • 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.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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