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Demographics

People

Total Population700
Male Share of the Population51.9%
Female Share of the Population48.1%
Senior Citizens37.7%
Employed Population 16+223
Age of the Population59

Families

% of people married46.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.8%
Median Earnings25+$18,269
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,409
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,778
% Above Poverty Level70.6%
% Below Poverty Level29.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone45.5%
Median Gross Rent$433
Median House Value$103,900

Ancestry

German35.9%
Polish27.6%
Irish16.4%
English9.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.9%
Scottish4.3%
French Except Basque3.6%
Czech2.3%
Dutch2.3%
Canadian2%
Norwegian1.6%
Italian1.3%
Arab1.1%
Lebanese1.1%
Swedish1%
Slovak0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Greek0.3%
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Port Austin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Huron County
Standard Zip Codes48467
Phone Area Codes989
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude44.04
Approximate Longitude-82.99

Port Austin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBAD AXE
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp14 to 27 F
Apr Temp33 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
StationEAST TAWAS
Distance30 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip31.1 inches
StationSANDUSKY
Distance44.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip29.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bad Axe3,024$41,216
Caseville774$59,167
Elkton826$33,500
Kinde541$32,143
Pigeon1,303$48,750
Port Hope239$41,094

Port Austin Public Libraries

Port Austin Township Library
114 RAILROAD STREET
Port Austin, Michigan
(989) 738-7212

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Historic Port Austin

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Port Austin Reef Light House between 1900 and 1906

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Port Austin Reef Light House between 1900 and 1906

S.S. M.W. [i.e. Howard M. Hanna on reef (near Pt. Austin light (Lake Huron)]) 1913 Nov. 9 (est.)

Port Austin Reef lights between 1895 and 1910

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