Rogers City, Michigan

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Rogers City, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Rogers City Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Rogers City Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Rogers City Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Rogers City Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Rogers City Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Rogers City, Michigan

Comparing Rogers City 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 10 10
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 7
College Educated Adults 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Housing Recently Built 3 3


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

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Rogers City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 138 miles N of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 217 miles N of Detroit, Michigan
County Presque Isle
Standard Zip Codes 49779
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.421
Longitude -83.818

Rogers City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 27 F
Apr Temp 30 to 50 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 56 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 27 F
Apr Temp 33 to 48 F
Jul Temp 59 to 77 F
Oct Temp 40 to 55 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
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Rogers City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,322 100%
Male 1,573 47.4%
Female 1,749 52.6%
Under 18 677 20.4%
18+ 2,645 79.6%
65+ 857 25.8%
Median Age 44.5
Average Family Size 2.78
White 3,270 98.4%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 9 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 23 0.7%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 18 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.5%

Estimated Rogers City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,201
Growth -121
Growth % -3.6%

Rogers City 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 31%
Polish 29.2%
English 7.1%
French (except Basque) 6.7%
Irish 5.5%
US/American 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
French Canadian 2.1%
Scottish 2%
Italian 1.6%
Hungarian 1.5%
Swedish 1.3%
Dutch 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
European 0.5%
Slovak 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Serbian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rogers City 3,322 $36,310
Millersburg 263 $30,417
Onaway 993 $26,786
Posen 292 $39,250

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Presque Isle District Library
Rogers City, Michigan
(989) 734-2477

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Rogers City High Schools (2004)

Serves 388 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

Rogers City Colleges

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