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People

Total Population 484
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 43.6%
Employed Population 16+ 124
Age of the Population 62

Families

% of people married 35.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,583
% Above Poverty Level 69.1%
% Below Poverty Level 30.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.7%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $80,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 3.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Powers Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 84 miles N of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 184 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Menominee
Standard Zip Codes 49874
Phone Area Codes 906
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.69
Longitude -87.525

Powers 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 STEPHENSON 8 WNW
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches
Station IRON MTN-KINGSFORD WWTP
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Station WASHINGTON ISLAND
Distance 36.4 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 24 F
Apr Temp 31 to 46 F
Jul Temp 58 to 74 F
Oct Temp 41 to 53 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carney 237 $42,188
Daggett 196 $53,333
Escanaba 12,468 $44,821
Norway 2,820 $52,243
Stephenson 964 $46,538

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Powers High Schools

NORTH CENTRAL AREA JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
W3795 HWY US 2 & 41
906-497-5226
Serves 287 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 29.3

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