Tekonsha, Michigan

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Tekonsha, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Tekonsha Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Tekonsha Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Tekonsha, Michigan

Comparing Tekonsha 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 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 5 7
Senior Citizens 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Tekonsha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SE of Battle Creek, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Calhoun
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49092
Phone Area Codes 517
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.093
Longitude -84.985

Tekonsha Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
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Tekonsha Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 712 100%
Male 343 48.2%
Female 369 51.8%
Under 18 176 24.7%
18+ 536 75.3%
65+ 98 13.8%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 2.93
White 687 96.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 20 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.8%

Estimated Tekonsha Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 706
Growth -6
Growth % -0.8%

Tekonsha 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 29.2%
English 19.8%
US/American 14.7%
Irish 5.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
Polish 4.6%
Russian 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Italian 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Scottish 2.2%
Swedish 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
French Canadian 1.2%
British 1.2%
Czech 1%
Finnish 0.7%
Macedonian 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Greek 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tekonsha 712 $48,375
Burlington 405 $35,750
Coldwater 12,697 $41,107
Homer 1,851 $41,125
Marshall 7,459 $53,317
Quincy 1,701 $38,839
Union City 1,804 $43,984

Tekonsha Public Libraries

Tekonsha Township Library
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(517) 767-4769

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Tekonsha High Schools (2004)

Serves 120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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