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Elsie, Michigan


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Elsie, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Elsie Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Elsie, Michigan

Comparing Elsie 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
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Senior Citizens 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Age of the Population 5 7
Racial Diversity 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 7 7

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 4
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 8
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

Crime

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

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Elsie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Lansing, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Clinton
Metro Area Lansing - East Lansing
Standard Zip Codes 48831
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.088
Longitude -84.386

Elsie 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 ST JOHNS
Distance 9.6 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
Station ALMA
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station EAST LANSING 4 S
Distance 29.6 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
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Elsie Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,055 100%
Male 486 46.1%
Female 569 53.9%
Under 18 282 26.7%
18+ 773 73.3%
65+ 192 18.2%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.05
White 1,032 97.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 15 1.4%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 2.4%

Estimated Elsie Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,005
Growth -50
Growth % -4.7%

Elsie 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 24.2%
English 17.7%
US/American 11.7%
Irish 8.2%
Czech 7.6%
French (except Basque) 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Dutch 4.2%
Polish 3.2%
Slovak 2.6%
Welsh 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Czechoslovakian 1.4%
Hungarian 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
Norwegian 0.6%
Northern European 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
New Zealander 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Macedonian 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Carland (48831)

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)
Elsie 1,055 $43,182
Ashley 526 $35,833
Chesaning 2,548 $51,029
Oakley 339 $36,458
Ovid 1,514 $38,235
Owosso 15,713 $40,355
St. Johns 7,485 $52,391

Elsie Public Libraries

Library
Elsie Public Library
204 WEST MAIN STREET
Elsie, Michigan
(989) 862-4633

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Elsie High Schools (2004)

OVID-ELSIE HIGH SCHOOL
8989 COLONY ROAD
989-834-2271
Serves 538 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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