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Demographics

People

Total Population1,834
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+767
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married46%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.7%
Median Earnings25+$32,946
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,438

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,365
% Above Poverty Level84.3%
% Below Poverty Level15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$699
Median House Value$91,000

Ancestry

German33.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.2%
Irish14.6%
English7.3%
Italian6.4%
Polish3.4%
Dutch2.7%
Lithuanian2.3%
French Except Basque2.3%
Scottish1.7%
Swedish1%
Greek0.9%
Slovak0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Danishn0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
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Watervliet Almanac

CategoryValue
County Berrien 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
Bangor2,027$39,917
Benton Harbor9,988$23,270
Coloma1,672$56,667
Hartford2,624$37,143
Lawrence982$39,107
St. Joseph8,307$75,282

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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