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Vanderbilt, Michigan


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Vanderbilt, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Vanderbilt Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Vanderbilt Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Vanderbilt Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Vanderbilt Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 16% Vanderbilt Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Vanderbilt, Michigan

Comparing Vanderbilt 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
Compared
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Senior Citizens 5 6
Age of the Population 4 6
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 3 4

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 4 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 4 4

Housing

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

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Vanderbilt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 124 miles N of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 210 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Otsego
Standard Zip Codes 49795
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.142
Longitude -84.66

Vanderbilt 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 GAYLORD
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 25 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station VANDERBILT 11 ENE
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 27 to 52 F
Jul Temp 50 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station PETOSKEY
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 48 F
Jul Temp 59 to 75 F
Oct Temp 40 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches
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Vanderbilt Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 587 100%
Male 291 49.6%
Female 296 50.4%
Under 18 151 25.7%
18+ 436 74.3%
65+ 87 14.8%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.09
White 574 97.8%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Vanderbilt Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 597
Growth 10
Growth % 1.7%

Vanderbilt 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 22.6%
Polish 16.1%
US/American 14.6%
English 13.7%
Irish 11.2%
French Canadian 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Scottish 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Lithuanian 1.6%
Welsh 1.3%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Italian 0.9%
Canadian 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Vanderbilt 587 $37,857
Alanson 785 $38,333
Boyne City 3,503 $44,096
Boyne Falls 370 $40,250
Gaylord 3,681 $36,654
Petoskey 6,080 $48,168
Wolverine 359 $26,500
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Vanderbilt High Schools (2004)

VANDERBILT AREA SCHOOL
947 DONOVAN STREET
989-983-2561
Serves 219 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

Vanderbilt Colleges

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