Intro to Gladstone, MI 2010

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A presentation on Gladstone, MI prepared by the Delta County Economic Development Alliance.

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Intro to Gladstone, MI 2010

  1. 1. GLADSTONE, MI Year Round Playground
  2. 2. Population City of Gladstone 5,032 Source: 2000 Census
  3. 3. Median Household Income City of Gladstone = $34,328 Cost of Living Index 76.2 (national average is 100) Source: 2000 Census
  4. 4. Unemployment Rates 2000 -2010 20 16 12 12.8% 12.1% 8 9.3% 7.2% 6.9% 6.2% 4 4.9% 3.8% 3.2% 0 2000 2005 2010 United States Delta County Michigan Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics
  5. 5. Average Commute Gladstone = 16.6 minutes United States = 25.5 minutes Source: 2000 Census
  6. 6. Parks & Rec
  7. 7. Little Bay de Noc Gladstone Beach
  8. 8. Gladstone Ski Hill & Sports Park
  9. 9. Downtown Facade Grants Gladstone
  10. 10. Gladstone Industrial Parks
  11. 11. Marble Arms
  12. 12. • 10 miles from Delta County Airport • Daily service to Minneapolis and Detroit
  13. 13. Natural Deep Water Port
  14. 14. Rail Access City of Gladstone was founded by Soo Line, now served by Canadian National Railroad
  15. 15. US2, 41 &M35 Multiple trucking and delivery companies
  16. 16. Energy • Gladstone currently purchases electricity from WPPI. • ATC owns and operates the high- voltage electric transmission system in the Upper Peninsula.
  17. 17. Gas
  18. 18. Water The City of Gladstone provides its own water supply and trash pick up.
  19. 19. Broadband Internet
  20. 20. New Gladstone High School with all-new technology built in 2000. K-12 Education
  21. 21. High School Graduation Rate Gladstone 87.3% United States 84.5% Source: 2000 Census
  22. 22. • 6 miles South of Gladstone • AA degrees, certificates, transfer to 4-year universities, high school dual enrollment Source: Escanaba Daily Press, June 2010; www.CommunityCollegeReview.com
  23. 23. Regional Universities
  24. 24. 100 Educational Attainment 87.3% 87.6% 80 84.5% 60 40 34.8% 32.6% 28% 29.2% 20 24.7% 21.3% 0 HS Diploma or Higher AA or Higher BA or Higher United States Gladstone Michigan Source: Census American Community Survey 2006 - 2008
  25. 25. Workforce & Business Development Recruiting, screening, mass hires, customized training, business planning, government contracting
  26. 26. Healthcare OSF St. Francis is one of 4 full-service community hospitals in the UP and one of the top hospitals in US in 2010 for providing perfect surgical care.

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