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People

Total Population 1,564
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 788
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 47.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.6%
Median Earnings25+ $27,734
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,813
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,391

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,583
% Above Poverty Level 86.4%
% Below Poverty Level 13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $548
Median House Value $99,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 15.8%
Irish 13.8%

Shepherd Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles W of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Isabella
Standard Zip Codes 48883
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.524
Longitude -84.694

Shepherd 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 MT PLEASANT UNIV
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Station ALMA
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station MIDLAND
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alma 9,289 $46,732
Breckenridge 1,282 $47,656
Mount Pleasant 26,095 $51,859
Rosebush 373 $37,500
Sanford 950 $44,135
St. Louis 7,347 $39,297
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Shepherd High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

SHEPHERD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
100 E. HALL STREET
989-828-6601
Serves 540 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

MOREY CHARTER SCHOOL
418 W. BLANCHARD ROAD
989-866-6739
A Charter School.
Serves 364 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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