West Branch, MI Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 1,926. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,905 (-1.1% change)
Males: 910 (47.2%), Females: 1,016 (52.8%)

Ogemaw County

Zip code: 48661

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $30,132
Median house value: $67,200

Races in West Branch:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.5%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (33.3%), English (12.7%), Irish (8.7%), French (8.0%), United States (5.2%), Polish (4.6%).

Elevation: 959 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Map of West Branch, MI

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Branch

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Branch city

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in West Branch:

  • WEST BRANCH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (2463 SOUTH M-30)

Other hospitals/medical centers near West Branch:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Branch:

  • MBS INTL (about 54 miles; SAGINAW, MI; Abbreviation: MBS)
  • OTSEGO COUNTY (about 60 miles; GAYLORD, MI; Abbreviation: GLR)
  • ALPENA COUNTY REGIONAL (about 73 miles; ALPENA, MI; Abbreviation: APN)

Other public-use airports nearest to West Branch:

  • WEST BRANCH COMMUNITY (about 6 miles; WEST BRANCH, MI; Abbreviation: Y31)
  • ST HELEN (about 13 miles; ST HELEN, MI; Abbreviation: 6Y6)
  • LOST CREEK (about 26 miles; LUZERNE, MI; Abbreviation: 5Y4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Branch:

  • NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; MIDLAND, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,216)
  • DELTA COLLEGE (about 53 miles; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,117)
  • CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; MT PLEASANT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 21,353)
  • KETTERING UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; FLINT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,900)
  • FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,593)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-FLINT (about 95 miles; FLINT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,544)

Schools

Public high school in West Branch:

  • OGEMAW HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 893; Location: 960 SOUTH M-33; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in West Branch:

  • SURLINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 733; Location: 147 STATE STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SURLINE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 147 STATE STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)

Private primary/middle schools in West Branch:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 935 W HOUGHTON AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OGEMAW HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 3480 W M-76 PO BOX 156; Grades: KG – 7)

Libraries

Library in West Branch:

  • WEST BRANCH DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $184,801; Location: 119 NORTH FOURTH STREET; 25,440 books; 1,300 audio materials; 550 video materials; 72 serial subscriptions)

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