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Statistics and Facts of Algonac Michigan
Algonac is located at the southern end of the St. Clair River, just before it splits into a large delta region known as the St. Clair Flats. The St. Clair River drains Lake Huron into Lake St. Clair and is part of the Great Lakes Waterway.
In Algonac, near the city's center, ferry service is available to Russell Island (Michigan) and Walpole Island (Ontario). Just to the west of the city, ferry service is also offered to Harsens Island.
At the center of Algonac is Algonac City Park, a park which contains a quarter-mile long boardwalk along the St. Clair River. Just to the north of the city is Algonac State Park.
Algonac was the birthplace of artist and first female licensed architect in Michigan Emily Helen Butterfield who was famous as a church architecture innovator.
Population (year 2000): 4,613. Estimated population in July 2006: 4,590 (-0.5% change)
Males: 2,226 (48.3%)
Females: 2,387 (51.7%)
St. Clair County
Median resident age: 36.7 years
Michigan median age: 35.5 years
Zip codes: 48001.
Estimated median household income in 2005: $45,200 (it was $42,133 in 2000)
Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $142,100 (it was $113,500 in 2000)
Ancestries: German (29.9%), Polish (12.8%), Irish (11.5%), French (11.4%), English (7.9%), Italian (7.2%).
Elevation: 580 feet
Land area: 1.40 square miles. Population density: 3275 people per square mile (average).
For population 25 years and over in Algonac
High school or higher: 79.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
Mean travel time to work: 33.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Algonac city
Never married: 23.7%
Now married: 56.4%
99 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.4% Asia).
This city: 2.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Algonac: 1.4% ($1,582)
Michigan: 1.3% ($1,461)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clinton, MI (26.5 miles , pop. 95,648).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (42.3 miles , pop. 951,270).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (357.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Pearl Beach, MI (3.9 miles ), Marine City, MI (7.1 miles ), St. Clair, MI (14.2 miles ), New Baltimore, MI (14.7 miles ), New Haven, MI (19.5 miles ), Richmond, MI (20.2 miles ), Marysville, MI (20.3 miles ), Harrison, MI (20.5 miles ).
Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 82.53 W
Area code: 810
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here: 1.74
US city average: 3.00
Hospitals/medical centers near Algonac:
ST JOHN RIVER DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; EAST CHINA, MI)
HARBOR OAKS HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; NEW BALTIMORE, MI)
CRITTENTON HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; COLUMBUS, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Algonac:
DETROIT CITY (about 36 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 62 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 64 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Algonac:
HARSENS ISLAND (about 4 miles; HARSENS ISLAND, MI; ID: Z92)
MARINE CITY (about 8 miles; MARINE CITY, MI; ID: 76G)
DAVID'S LANDING (about 12 miles; ST CLAIR, MI; ID: 5Y5)
Local government website: www.cityofalgonac.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Algonac:
ST CLAIR COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; PORT HURON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,287)
MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; WARREN, MI; FT enrollment: 11,057)
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 43 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
OAKLAND UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; ROCHESTER HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,424)
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 49 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
Public high schools in Algonac:
ALGONAC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 748; Location: 5200 TAFT ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
BLUE WATER LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 5202 TAFT ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Algonac:
ALGONQUIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 9185 MARSH ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
ALGONAC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 1300 ST. CLAIR BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 05)
MILLSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 1904 MILL ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
PTE. TREMBLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 9541 PHELPS; Grades: PK - 05)
Private elementary/middle school in Algonac:
ST CATHERINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 1106 ST CLAIR BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
Average household size:
This city: 2.5 people
Michigan: 2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
This city: 64.8%
Whole state: 68.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city: 6.5%
Whole state: 5.3%
Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 9.4%
Whole state: 10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 3.2%
Whole state: 4.8%