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Demographics

People

Total Population1,558
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+731
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married46.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,477
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,765
% Above Poverty Level88.3%
% Below Poverty Level11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.8%
Median Gross Rent$545
Median House Value$107,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.3%
Irish13.7%
English13.5%
Dutch7.6%
French Except Basque5.1%
Polish3.6%
Scottish3.4%
Hungarian3.2%
Canadian2.3%
Welsh1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Nigerian0.8%
African0.8%
Greek0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Italian0.2%
German0.2%
Finnish0.2%
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Shepherd Almanac

CategoryValue
County Isabella County
Standard Zip Codes48883
Phone Area Codes989
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude43.52
Approximate Longitude-84.69

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)

StationMT PLEASANT UNIV
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 28 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationALMA
Distance9.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
StationMIDLAND
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alma9,222$42,594
Breckenridge1,160$42,566
Mount Pleasant25,896$57,347
Rosebush357$44,063
Sanford931$55,500
St. Louis7,302$47,727

Shepherd Public Schools

Shepherd High School
100 East Hall St
ZIP: 48883
(989) 828-6601
High
Total Enrollment 513
Morey Montessori Public School Academy
418 West Blanchard Rd
ZIP: 48883
(989) 866-6741
Primary
Total Enrollment 135
Shepherd Elementary School
168 East Maple St
ZIP: 48883
(989) 828-5998
Primary
Total Enrollment 699
Shepherd Middle School
150 East Hall St
ZIP: 48883
(989) 828-6605
Middle
Total Enrollment 395
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