Schoolcraft, Michigan

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Schoolcraft, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Schoolcraft Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Schoolcraft Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Schoolcraft Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Schoolcraft College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Schoolcraft, Michigan

Comparing Schoolcraft 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 3
Age of the Population 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 5 5


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

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Schoolcraft Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Kalamazoo
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49087
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.114
Longitude -85.637

Schoolcraft Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
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Schoolcraft Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,587 100%
Male 762 48%
Female 825 52%
Under 18 469 29.6%
18+ 1,118 70.4%
65+ 199 12.5%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,525 96.1%
African-American 6 0.4%
Asian 7 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 40 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.1%

Estimated Schoolcraft Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,504
Growth -83
Growth % -5.2%

Schoolcraft 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 23.3%
Dutch 16%
English 13.2%
Irish 10.5%
US/American 9.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
Polish 3.9%
Scottish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Italian 2.1%
Swedish 1.7%
European 1.1%
Swiss 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Serbian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Dutch West Indian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Schoolcraft 1,587 $54,205
Lawton 1,859 $40,909
Marcellus 1,162 $45,000
Mattawan 2,536 $48,259
Mendon 917 $41,625
Portage 44,897 $61,285
Vicksburg 2,320 $49,167

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Schoolcraft Community Library
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Schoolcraft High Schools (2004)

Serves 387 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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