Bark River, MI

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Bark River Profile


Overview

Bark River is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,701 people and just one neighborhood, Bark River is the 251st largest community in Michigan.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bark River is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bark River is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bark River who work in office and administrative support (12.55%), management occupations (11.46%), and sales jobs (6.59%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Bark River’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bark River has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bark River has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bark River than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bark River may be for you.

Bark River Demographics

In terms of college education, Bark River is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.48% of adults 25 and older in Bark River have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bark River in 2010 was $25,107, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,428 for a family of four. However, Bark River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bark River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bark River residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bark River include German, Swedish, Polish, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Bark River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bark River 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Bark River 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Bark River 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

ESCANABA AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Escanaba Student Success Center School
5775 Main St
Wells, MI, 49894
08-12
Escanaba Junior High School
500 S Lincoln Rd
Escanaba, MI, 49829
07-09
Webster Elementary School
1209 North 19 Th St
Escanaba, MI, 49829
PK-04
Soo Hill Elementary School
5219 18 Th Rd
Escanaba, MI, 49829
KG-03
Lemmer Elementary School
700 South 20 Th St
Escanaba, MI, 49829
KG-03
Escanaba Upper Elementary School
1500 Ludington St
Escanaba, MI, 49829
04-07
Escanaba Area Public High School
500 South Lincoln Rd
Escanaba, MI, 49829
08-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.8% 45.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.8% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 5.6%

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BARK RIVER-HARRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bark River-Harris Elementary School
Hwy Us 2 & 41
Harris, MI, 49845
PK-06
Bark River-Harris Jr/sr High School
Hwy Us 2 & 41
Harris, MI, 49845
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.1% 45.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.6% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 5.6%

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