West Branch Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of West Branch, MI

General West Branch Information

State: Michigan

County: Ogemaw County

Close cities: Skidway Lake, MI, Gladwin, MI, Lupton, MI, Rose City, MI, Alger, MI, St. Helen, MI, Sterling, MI

West Branch Population (census data)
Total 1,846 (-3.2% since 2000)
Male 872 (47.2%)
Female 974 (52.8%)

Population Density: 1,387 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.8 (US Avg is 100)

West Branch Elevation: 959 feet above sea level

Land Area: 1.33 square miles

Median Household Income: $33,997

Zip Codes: 48661.

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West Branch Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (33.3%)
  • English (12.7%)
  • Irish (8.7%)
  • French (8.0%)
  • United States (5.2%)
  • Polish (4.6%)

Local West Branch Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions
NBA Basketball: Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Sports: Michigan State University, Central Michigan University

West Branch School Information

High Schools
Ogemaw Heights High School (960 South M-33, West Branch, MI, 48661 - West Branch-Rose City Area Schools District)
Middle Schools
Surline Middle School (147 State Street, West Branch, MI, 48661 - West Branch-Rose City Area Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Surline Elementary School (147 State Street, West Branch, MI, 48661 - West Branch-Rose City Area Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
OHHS Credit Recovery Program (630 Progress ST., West Branch, MI, 48661 - West Branch-rose City Area Schools District)

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