Fennville, Michigan

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Fennville, Michigan

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 5% trophy Fennville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Fennville, Michigan

Comparing Fennville 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 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 4
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 8
People Living Alone 3 2

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Fennville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SW of Wyoming, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NE of Chicago, Illinois
County Allegan
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49408
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.593
Longitude -86.101

Fennville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station ALLEGAN 5 NE
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
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Fennville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,459 100%
Male 722 49.5%
Female 737 50.5%
Under 18 554 38%
18+ 905 62%
65+ 93 6.4%
Median Age 25.7
Average Family Size 3.53
White 1,069 73.3%
African-American 46 3.2%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.8%
Other 289 19.8%
Mixed Race 39 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 476 32.6%

Estimated Fennville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,446
Growth -13
Growth % -0.9%

Fennville 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 43%
German 10.4%
English 9.6%
Dutch 8%
US/American 7%
Irish 6%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Polish 2.9%
Swedish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
French Canadian 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
European 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Danish 1%
Welsh 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fennville 1,459 $40,875
Allegan 4,838 $45,833
Douglas 1,214 $49,750
Holland 35,048 $50,316
Saugatuck 1,065 $64,583
South Haven 5,021 $46,307
Zeeland 5,805 $53,227

Fennville Public Libraries

Fennville District Library
Fennville, Michigan
(269) 561-5050
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Fennville High Schools (2004)

Serves 399 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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