Demographics

People

Total Population1,663
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+690
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married46.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.5%
Median Earnings25+$30,819
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,869

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,563
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.4%
Median Gross Rent$629
Median House Value$93,200

Ancestry

German29.5%
Irish14%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
Italian5.2%
Dutch4.7%
English4.3%
Polish2.9%
French Except Basque2.6%
Lithuanian1.9%
Slovak1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Greek1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Welsh0.9%
Canadian0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Norwegian0.1%
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Watervliet Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyBerrien County
Standard Zip Codes49098
Phone Area Codes269
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.18
Approximate Longitude-86.25

Watervliet Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBENTON HARBOR AP
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationEAU CLAIRE 4 NE
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationDOWAGIAC 1 W
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip40 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bangor1,773$39,219
Benton Harbor9,920$25,469
Coloma1,658$46,023
Hartford2,605$40,500
Lawrence974$50,972
St. Joseph8,314$87,862

Watervliet Public Libraries

Watervliet District Library
333 NORTH MAIN STREET
Watervliet, Michigan
(269) 463-6382

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Watervliet Hospitals

Lakeland Community Hospital, Watervliet
(Non-profit)
400 Medical Park Dr

Watervliet Public Schools

North Elementary School
287 West Baldwin Ave
ZIP: 49098
(269) 463-0860
Primary
Total Enrollment 328
South Elementary School
433 Lucinda Ln
ZIP: 49098
(269) 463-0820
Primary
Total Enrollment 303
W-a-y Watervliet High School
450 Red Arrow Hwy
ZIP: 49098
(269) 463-0897
High
Total Enrollment 90
Watervliet Middle School
450 East Saint Joseph St
ZIP: 49098
(269) 463-0780
Middle
Total Enrollment 306
Watervliet Senior High School
450 East Saint Joseph St
ZIP: 49098
(269) 463-0730
High
Total Enrollment 401

Watervliet Private Schools

Grace Christian School
325 N M 140
ZIP: 49098
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 195
St Joseph Catholic School
188 Lucinda Ln
ZIP: 49098
Elementary
Total Enrollment 45
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