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Population (year 2000): 15,713. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,422 (-1.9% change)
Males: 7,412 (47.2%), Females: 8,301 (52.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $32,576 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Owosso:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (27.1%), English (14.3%), Irish (14.2%), United States (9.1%), French (4.4%), Polish (4.3%).Michigan forum

Land area: 4.9 square miles

Owosso,

For population 25 years and over in Owosso

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Owosso city

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -647 (-4.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Lansing, (32.5 miles pop. 119,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (84.8 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (253.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI (2.0 miles Middletown, MI (4.0 miles Corunna, MI (10.0 miles Oakley, MI (10.6 miles Vernon, MI (10.9 miles Morrice, MI (11.2 miles Bancroft, MI (12.2 miles Perry, MI (13.6 miles Chesaning,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 14 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $140,600

Latitude: 43.00 N, Longitude: 84.17 W

Area code: 989


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.4%), Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +105 (+0.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,003 (41.5%)


 

Crime in Owosso by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 6.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 6 12 12 12 19
    per 100,000 57.3 38.2 76.4 76.4 76.4 120.9
Robberies 4 1 5 5 2 8
    per 100,000 25.5 6.4 31.8 31.8 12.7 50.9
Assaults 18 23 32 25 32 47
    per 100,000 114.6 146.4 203.7 159.1 203.7 299.1
Burglaries 84 57 83 85 90 85
    per 100,000 534.6 362.8 528.2 541.0 572.8 541.0
Thefts 314 293 435 409 429 426
    per 100,000 1998.3 1864.7 2768.4 2602.9 2730.2 2711.1
Auto thefts 10 33 28 26 27 32
    per 100,000 63.6 210.0 178.2 165.5 171.8 203.7
175.9 169.6 242.8 227.1 238.1 286.1

Average climate in Owosso, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Owosso,

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

On 6/8/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Owosso city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Thomas Dewey - (1902-1971), New York governor, Bradlee Van Pelt - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jul 3, 1980), Dan Hess - College basketball player (Western Michigan Broncos).

Main business address for: SPORTS RESORTS INTERNATIONAL INC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES), REPUBLIC BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Owosso:
  • MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE CENTER (826 WEST KING STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Owosso:
  • HEALTHSOURCE SAGINAW (about 27 miles; SAGINAW, MI)
  • CLINTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; SAINT JOHNS, MI)
  • MCLAREN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; FLINT, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Owosso:
  • BISHOP INTERNATIONAL (about 31 miles; FLINT, MI; ID: FNT)
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 33 miles; LANSING, MI; ID: LAN)
  • MBS INTL (about 37 miles; SAGINAW, MI; ID: MBS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Owosso:
  • OWOSSO COMMUNITY (about 3 miles; OWOSSO, MI; ID: 5D3)
  • BEAN BLOSSOM (about 13 miles; NEW LOTHROP, MI; ID: 6B3)
  • HOWARD NIXON MEMORIAL (about 14 miles; CHESANING, MI; ID: 50G)

Amtrak station near Owosso:
  • 15 miles: DURAND (200 RAILROAD ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,464 $29,568 3 $569
Water Supply 24 $78,637 $39,318 2 $1,986
Natural Resources 1 $3,102 $37,224 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $11,827 $47,308 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $5,420 $32,520 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,734 $32,808 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $42,438 $36,375 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,234 $26,808 0 $0
Firefighters 19 $71,315 $45,041 2 $84
Police - Other 2 $4,362 $26,172 20 $8,471
Police Protection - Officers 22 $78,980 $43,080 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $22,831 $54,794 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $42,732 $46,616 1 $1,840
Totals for Government 106 $369,076 $41,782 28 $12,950
College/University in Owosso:
  • BAKER COLLEGE OF OWOSSO (Full-time enrollment: 1,443; Location: 1020 S WASHINGTON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.baker.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Owosso:
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; EAST LANSING, MI; Full-time enrollment: 38,639)
  • LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; LANSING, MI; FT enrollment: 8,454)
  • KETTERING UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • BAKER COLLEGE OF FLINT (about 33 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • MOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,616)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-FLINT (about 34 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,544)
  • SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; FT enrollment: 6,216)
Public high school in Owosso:
  • OWOSSO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,307; Location: 765 E. NORTH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Owosso:
  • SPRING VALE ACADEMY (Students: 95; Location: 4150 S M 52; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • FIRST CHURCH OF GOD ACADEMY (Students: 40; Location: 2100 N M-52; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Owosso:
  • EMERSON SCHOOL (Students: 661; Location: 515 E. OLIVER STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • OWOSSO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 626; Location: 219 N. WATER STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BRYANT SCHOOL (Students: 501; Location: 925 HAMPTON STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 420; Location: 645 ALGER STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 600 W. OLIVER STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SHIAWASSEE DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 205; Location: 2261 SOUTH M-52; Grades: UG - UG)
  • BENTLEY SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 1375 W. NORTH STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 120 MICHIGAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Owosso:
  • ST PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 718 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SALEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 520 W STEWART STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 811 EAST OLIVER; Grades: PK - 6)
  • OWOSSO SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 1215 SUMMIT STREET; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Owosso:
  • SHIAWASSEE DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $700,264; Location: 502 WEST MAIN STREET; 92,405 books; 3,665 audio materials; 2,089 video materials; 224 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1).

Lake: Hopkins Lake (A).

Parks in Owosso include: Rosevear Park (1), Grove Holman Park (2), Lions Park (3), Kiwanis Park (4), Bentley Park (5).


Owosso compared to Michigan state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Owosso:
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Owosso:
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WJSZ (92.5 FM; ASHLEY, MI; Owner: CURWOOD BROADCASTING COMPANY, CORP.)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Owosso:
  • 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.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

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