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Overview

Introduction to Gladstone, Michigan

Gladstone, Michigan, in Delta county, is 104 miles NE of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center) and 199 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Gladstone History

The area now known as Gladstone was established by the Soo Line Railroad. It was originally called Saunders Point, in honor of Captain Nate Saunders. On October 12th, 1887, Gladstone was officially incorporated as a village and it was incorporated as a city on March 5th, 1888. Flour milling was an important business in the town's early years. The community was renamed Gladstone, in honor of William Ewart Gladstone, the British Premier.

Gladstone and Nearby Attractions

  • Marquette County Historical Society Museum
  • Rock Island State Park
  • National Ski Hall of Fame
  • J.W. Wells State Park
  • Historic Fayette Townsite
  • Palms Book State Park

Things To Do In Gladstone

Opportunities to play golf are available at Gladstone Golf Course, Terrace Bluff Golf Course and Irish Oaks Golf Course. Parks including Rock Island State Park, J.W. Wells State Park, and Indian Lake State Park are only a short day-trip away. Museums nearby include Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Marquette County Historical Society Museum, National Ski Hall of Fame, and Historic Fayette Townsite.

Gladstone Transportation

Sawyer International Airport is the nearest major international airport.

Gladstone Higher Education

Colleges near Gladstone include Northern Michigan University and Bay de Noc Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population4,867
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens21.2%
Employed Population 16+2,174
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married49.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,115
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,568

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,541
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone34.8%
Median Gross Rent$504
Median House Value$82,200

Ancestry

German19.1%
Irish14.2%
French Except Basque12.2%
Swedish11.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.8%
English9.1%
Canadian8%
Finnish7.8%
Norwegian3.8%
Polish3.3%
Belgian3%
Italian2.5%
Dutch2.1%
Croatian0.9%
US/American0.8%
Scottish0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Luxemburger0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
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Gladstone Almanac

CategoryValue
County Delta County
Standard Zip Codes49837
Phone Area Codes906
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude45.85
Approximate Longitude-87.02

Gladstone Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationESCANABA
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp30 to 46 F
Jul Temp57 to 76 F
Oct Temp39 to 55 F
Annual Precip28.5 inches
StationFAYETTE 4 SW
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp12 to 24 F
Apr Temp33 to 48 F
Jul Temp60 to 75 F
Oct Temp42 to 54 F
Annual Precip28.5 inches
StationCHATHAM EXP FARM 2
Distance33.6 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp27 to 51 F
Jul Temp52 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 57 F
Annual Precip30.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Escanaba12,455$45,564
Garden199$44,167

Gladstone Public Libraries

Gladstone Area School & Public Library
300 SOUTH TENTH STREET
Gladstone, Michigan
(906) 428-4224

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Gladstone Public Schools

Cameron Elementary School
803 29th St
ZIP: 49837
(906) 428-2314
Primary
Total Enrollment 358
Gladstone Area High School
2100 M-35
ZIP: 49837
(906) 428-9200
High
Total Enrollment 487
Gladstone Area Middle School
300 South 10th St
ZIP: 49837
(906) 428-2295
Middle
Total Enrollment 340
James T. Jones Elementary School
400 South 10th St
ZIP: 49837
(906) 428-3660
Primary
Total Enrollment 299
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