Bancroft, Michigan

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Bancroft, Michigan

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Bancroft Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Bancroft, Michigan

Comparing Bancroft 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
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 4
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Affordability of Rents 3 3
People Living Alone 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Bancroft Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SW of Flint, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Shiawassee
Standard Zip Codes 48414
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.878
Longitude -84.063

Bancroft Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Station ST JOHNS
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
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Bancroft Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 616 100%
Male 291 47.2%
Female 325 52.8%
Under 18 191 31%
18+ 425 69%
65+ 63 10.2%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.39
White 594 96.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 19 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.1%

Estimated Bancroft Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 609
Growth -7
Growth % -1.1%

Bancroft 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 24.6%
English 19.9%
Irish 10.1%
US/American 9.9%
French (except Basque) 8.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
French Canadian 3.9%
Scottish 3.4%
Dutch 2.4%
Italian 2.1%
Polish 1.9%
Swedish 1.5%
Hungarian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Swiss 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
Canadian 0.6%
Slovak 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bancroft 616 $42,500
Byron 595 $41,563
Corunna 3,381 $41,705
Durand 3,933 $43,306
Gaines 366 $46,250
Morrice 882 $42,000
Vernon 847 $50,795
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