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Population (year 2000): 6,590
Males: 3,127 (47.5%), Females: 3,463 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $49,859 (year 2000)
Median house value: $106,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Shields:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (39.6%), Irish (11.9%), English (11.4%), Polish (10.2%), French (7.3%), United States (7.1%).

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Elevation: 595 feet

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Shields,

For population 25 years and over in Shields

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shields CDP

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

2.2% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% North America, 0.2% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Saginaw, (8.4 miles pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (97.6 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (270.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Township South, MI (4.2 miles Saginaw Township North, MI (5.5 miles Saginaw MI (8.1 miles Freeland, MI Saginaw, (8.4 miles Charles, MI (9.5 miles St. MI (9.6 miles Carrollton, MI (10.9 miles Hemlock, MI (11.3 miles Zilwaukee,

Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 84.07 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.8%), Manufacturing (18.4%), Retail trade (13.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,072 (-16.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 508 (14.6%)

Average climate in Shields, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shields-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Shields 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 35.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Shields:
  • HEALTHSOURCE SAGINAW (about 6 miles; SAGINAW, MI)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-SAGINAW (about 8 miles; SAGINAW, MI)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; SAGINAW, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shields:
  • MBS INTL (about 7 miles; SAGINAW, MI; ID: MBS)
  • BISHOP INTERNATIONAL (about 40 miles; FLINT, MI; ID: FNT)
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 57 miles; LANSING, MI; ID: LAN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shields:
  • JAMES CLEMENTS MUNI (about 16 miles; BAY CITY, MI; ID: 3CM)
  • SAGINAW COUNTY H.W. BROWNE (about 16 miles; SAGINAW, MI; ID: HYX)
  • HOWARD NIXON MEMORIAL (about 17 miles; CHESANING, MI; ID: 50G)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shields:
  • SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,216)
  • DELTA COLLEGE (about 11 miles; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; FT enrollment: 5,117)
  • NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; MIDLAND, MI; FT enrollment: 2,784)
  • KETTERING UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-FLINT (about 39 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,544)
  • MOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,616)
  • BAKER COLLEGE OF FLINT (about 40 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,734)

Park in Shields: Roberts Community Park (1).


Shields compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Shields:
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WSAM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKNX (1250 AM; 1 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: FRANKENMUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shields:
  • WKCQ (98.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGER (106.3 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WILZ (104.5 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLZ (107.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WTCF (100.5 FM; CARROLLTON, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WKQZ (93.3 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUCX-FM (90.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WYLZ (100.9 FM; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRK (89.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: BEYOND THE BAY MEDIA GROUP)
  • WEEG (97.3 FM; ESSEXVILLE, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Shields:
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W68DH (Channel 68; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDCQ-TV (Channel 19; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W22CC (Channel 22; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W69DW (Channel 69; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W15BP (Channel 15; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WUHO-LP (Channel 57; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

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.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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