Caspian, Michigan

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Caspian, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Caspian Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Caspian Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Caspian Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Caspian Short Commute Times
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 12% Caspian Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Caspian, Michigan

Comparing Caspian 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
People Above Poverty 3 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 8 9

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Caspian Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 110 miles N of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 212 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Iron
P.O. Box Zip Codes 49915
Phone Area Codes 906
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.064
Longitude -88.631

Caspian Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 20 F
Apr Temp 25 to 50 F
Jul Temp 51 to 77 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 28 to 53 F
Jul Temp 53 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 20 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
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Caspian Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 997 100%
Male 485 48.6%
Female 512 51.4%
Under 18 242 24.3%
18+ 755 75.7%
65+ 255 25.6%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.83
White 968 97.1%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 6 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.3%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Caspian Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 914
Growth -83
Growth % -8.3%

Caspian 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
Italian 26.6%
German 13.8%
Polish 10.9%
Finnish 9.2%
Swedish 8.4%
French (except Basque) 6.4%
French Canadian 4.5%
Irish 3.9%
English 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.1%
Norwegian 2%
Austrian 1.8%
Croatian 1.7%
US/American 1.6%
Hungarian 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
European 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Caspian 997 $31,528
Alpha 198 $27,917
Crystal Falls 1,791 $35,000
Gaastra 339 $35,521
Iron River 1,929 $33,942
Stambaugh 1,243 $31,118
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