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Algonac, Michigan


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Algonac, Michigan

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High Points

Algonac strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 10% Algonac Low Property Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Algonac Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Algonac Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Algonac Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Algonac, Michigan

Comparing Algonac to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Age of the Population 5 7
Senior Citizens 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 2

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 6

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 6
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 1

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Property Crime 8 10
Low Violent Crime 6 7

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Algonac Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NE of St. Clair Shores, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles NE of Detroit, Michigan
County St Clair
Standard Zip Codes 48001
Phone Area Codes 810
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.618
Longitude -82.531

Algonac Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MOUNT CLEMENS ANG BASE
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station GROSSE POINTE FARMS
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station PORT HURON
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
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Algonac Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,613 100%
Male 2,226 48.3%
Female 2,387 51.7%
Under 18 1,178 25.5%
18+ 3,435 74.5%
65+ 624 13.5%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3.05
White 4,491 97.4%
African-American 7 0.2%
Asian 9 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 44 1%
Other 8 0.2%
Mixed Race 53 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 47 1%

Estimated Algonac Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,598
Growth -15
Growth % -0.3%

Algonac Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 22.6%
Polish 12.5%
Irish 9%
French (except Basque) 8.5%
US/American 7.8%
Italian 7.7%
English 6.6%
Belgian 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Scottish 3.1%
French Canadian 2.7%
Norwegian 2.2%
Greek 1.6%
Finnish 1.2%
Dutch 1%
Swedish 0.7%
Arab/Arabic 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Armenian 0.5%
Romanian 0.4%
Maltese 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
European 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Algonac, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Clay (48001)
Clay Township (48001)
Russell Island (48001)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Algonac 4,613 $55,000
Marine City 4,652 $47,308
Mount Clemens 17,312 $50,518
New Baltimore 7,405 $72,046
New Haven 3,071 $45,523
Richmond 4,897 $57,917
St. Clair 5,802 $61,743
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Algonac High Schools (2004)


(Sorted by Number of Students)

ALGONAC HIGH SCHOOL
5200 TAFT ROAD
810-794-4911
Serves 748 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

BLUE WATER LEARNING ACADEMY
5202 TAFT ROAD
810-794-8067
A Charter School.
Serves 23 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23

Algonac Colleges

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1. Marine City, Michigan 89.8   29.8% 14.2% 9.3% 30 $47,308 6.3% 2.7% 4,652 8.9% 23 2.8% 0.6
2. Dixfield, Maine 84   24.2% 14.9% 12.2% 26 $41,979 5.9% 1.7% 2,514 11.7% 14.3 2.1% 0.4
3. Tuckerton, New Jersey 84   33.4% 16.8% 13.5% 30 $49,528 5.9% 3.1% 3,517 7.9% 18.5 20.5% 0.9
4. Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 83.5   26.9% 17.1% 14.2% 28 $43,710 4.8% 1.6% 4,804 10% 14.8 2.3% 2.3
5. Ocean Gate, New Jersey 82   28.4% 14.5% 7.3% 35 $50,847 6.9% 3.5% 2,076 10.3% 14.9 23.8% 3.4
6. Silver Lake, Wisconsin 81.2   24.2% 10.1% 14.7% 32 $59,844 6.7% 3.1% 2,341 4.9% 16.2 6.7% 0.4
7. Whitehall, New York 78.3   31.4% 17.6% 8.4% 28 $42,619 7% 1.9% 2,667 13.2% 13.9 0.7% 1.1
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