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Greather Fennville Chamber of Commerce

Demographics

General Information

  • Elevation: 660 feet
  • Land area: 1.06 square miles.
  • Area code: 269
  • Zip codes: 49408

Population

  • 1,404 (July 2009)
  • Population change since 2000: -3.8%
  • Males: 694 (49.5%)
  • Females: 710 (50.5%)
  • Median resident age: 25.7 years
  • Michigan median age: 35.5 years

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Income, Earnings, and Wages Data

  • Estimated median household income in 2008: $41,898
  • Fennville: $41,898
  • Estimated per capita income in 2008: $18,141

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Housing
Estimated median house or condo value in 2008:

  • $90,701 (it was $67,300 in 2000)

Mean Housing Prices (2008):

  • All housing units: $116,866
  • Detached houses: $133,143
  • In 2-unit structures: $59,315
  • Mobile homes: $66,131

Dec. 2009 cost of living index in Fennville: 76.3
(low, U.S. average is 100)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Fennville: 1.5% ($995)
Michigan: 1.3% ($1,461)

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Household Data

Average household size:

  • 3.0 people

Percentage of family households:

  • 72.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:

  • 8.9%

Races in Fennville:

  • White alone - 905 (62.0%)
  • Hispanic - 476 (32.6%)
  • Black alone - 43 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (1.2%)
  • American alone - 11 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

Population density:

  • 1326 people per square mile (low)

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Educational Data
For population 25 years and over in Fennville

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%

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Nearest Cities

  • Douglas, MI (8 miles )
  • Saugatuck, MI (10 miles )
  • Holland, MI (14 miles )
  • Allegan, MI (15 miles )
  • Zeeland, MI (25 miles )
  • South Haven, MI (20 miles )
  • Bloomingdale, MI (21 miles )
  • Kalamazoo (41 miles)
  • Grand Rapids, MI (50 miles)
  • Muskegon, MI (56 miles)
  • Chicago, IL (143 miles)

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Hospitals/Medical Centers near Fennville

  • Holland Community Hospital
    (about 12 miles; Holland, MI)
  • Allegan General Hospital
    (about 13 miles; Allegan, MI)
  • South Haven Community Hospital
    (about 16 miles; South Haven, MI)

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Transportation

Airports Located in Fennville:

  • Reading Airport (Runways: 1)

Amtrak Stations near Fennville:

  • 14 miles: Holland, MI (171 Lincoln Ave.)
    • Services:
      Enclosed Waiting Area
      Public Payphones
      Vending Machines
      Free Short-Term Parking
      Free Long-Term Parking
      Call For Taxi Service
      Intercity Bus Service
  • 20 miles: Bangor, MI (541 Railroad St.)
    • Services:
      Enclosed Waiting Area
      Public Payphones
      Free Short-Term Parking
      Free Long-Term Parking

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Operable nuclear power plant near Fennville:

  • 17 miles: Palisades in South Haven, MI.

Education

Colleges/Universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fennville:

  • Hope College
    (about 12 miles; Holland, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,918)
  • Grand Valley State Universit
    (about 28 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 15,124)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    (about 31 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 5,017)
  • Western Michigan University
    (about 34 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 23,132)
  • Grand Rapids Community College
    (about 35 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 7,590)
  • Aquinas College
    (about 35 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Calvin College
    (about 37 miles; GRAND Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,148)

Public Elementary/Middle schools in Fennville:

  • Discovery Elementary School
    2611 56th Street
  • Fennville Middle School
    1 Memorial Drive
  • Anna Michen Elementary School
    2 Memorial Drive
  • Fennville Public High School
    4 Memorial Drive

Private Elementary/Middle school in Fennville:

  • Regina Academy
    1989 66th Street
    Grades: KG - 7

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Libraries

  • Fennville District Library
    400 West Main Street

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Comminications

AM Radio Stations in Fennville:

  • WPNW
    (1260 AM; 10 kW; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Lanser Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WOOD
    (1300 AM; 20 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc)
  • WTMJ
    (620 AM; 50 kW; Milwaukee, WI; Owner: Journal Broadcast Corporation)
  • WKZO
    (590 AM; 5 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Fairfield Broadcasting Company)
  • WMFN
    (640 AM; 1 kW; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WGN
    (720 AM; 50 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wgn Continental Broadcasting Co)
  • WSCR
    (670 AM; 50 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Infinity Broadcasting Operations, Inc)
  • WBBM
    (780 AM; 50 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Infinity Broadcasting Operations, Inc)
  • WKLZ
    (1470 AM; 10 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Fairfield Broadcasting Company)
  • WQSN
    (1660 AM; 10 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Fairfield Broadcasting Company)
  • WGMY
    (940 AM; 1 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: WSJM Inc)
  • WOAP
    (1080 AM; 50 kW; Owosso, MI)
  • WISN
    (1130 AM; 50 kW; Milwaukee, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

FM Radio Stations in Fennville:

  • WYVN
    (92.7 FM; Saugatuck, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WZUU
    (92.3 FM; Allegan, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc)
  • WGNB
    (89.3 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • WJQK
    (99.3 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Beacon BC/ING Co. Of West Michigan)
  • WKLQ
    (94.5 FM; Holland, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WVTI
    (96.1 FM; Holland, MI; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.
  • WBCT
    (93.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc)
  • WVGR
    (104.1 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regents Of The University Of Michigan)
  • WGRD-FM
    (97.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc)
  • WOOD-FM
    (105.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc)
  • WCSG
    (91.3 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WQXC-FM
    (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc)
  • WCSY-FM
    (98.3 FM; SOUTH HAVEN, MI; Owner: WSJM Inc)
  • WQLR
    (106.5 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Fairfield Broadcasting Company)
  • WZBL
    (103.7 FM; Hartford, MI; Owner: WSJM Inc)
  • WTHS
    (89.9 FM; Holland, MI; Owner: Hope College)

TV Broadcast Stations Around Fennville:

  • WWMT
    (Channel 3; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Freedom Broadcasting Of Michigan, Inc)
  • WTLJ
    (Channel 54; Muskegon, MI; Owner: Tct Of Michigan, Inc.)
  • WXMI
    (Channel 17; Grand Rapids, Mi; Owner: Tribune Television Holdings, Inc.)
  • WLLA
    (Channel 64; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc)
  • WOOD-TV
    (Channel 8; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, LLC)
  • WGVU-TV
    (Channel 35; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WOTV
    (Channel 41; Battle Creek, MiI; Owner: Wood License Company, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP
    (Channel 29; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: P & P Cable Holdings, LLC)
  • W44BQ
    (Channel 44; Mount Pleasant, MI; Owner: NTN/Saginaw, Inc)

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