Pewamo, Michigan

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Pewamo, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Pewamo Affordability of Rents
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Pewamo Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Pewamo, Michigan

Comparing Pewamo 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Senior Citizens 5 7
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
People Living Alone 4 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Pewamo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NW of Lansing, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Ionia
Standard Zip Codes 48873
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.001
Longitude -84.846

Pewamo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station ST JOHNS
Distance 15.1 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
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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Pewamo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 560 100%
Male 276 49.3%
Female 284 50.7%
Under 18 177 31.6%
18+ 383 68.4%
65+ 87 15.5%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.44
White 552 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.1%

Estimated Pewamo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 564
Growth 4
Growth % 0.7%

Pewamo 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 74.2%
US/American 9.5%
English 4.2%
Polish 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
Italian 2.1%
Irish 1.9%
Celtic 1.1%
French Canadian 0.6%
African 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pewamo 560 $46,667
Fowler 1,136 $56,625
Hubbardston 394 $38,750
Lyons 726 $48,333
Maple Rapids 643 $40,625
Muir 634 $36,875
Westphalia 876 $58,864
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Pewamo High Schools (2004)

Serves 282 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

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