Quick Facts

City of Fremont Population
  • 2000 Population: 4,224
  • 2010 Population: 4,081
  • Percent Change Between 2000 to 2010: 4.5%
  • 2020 Population Forecast: 6,634
Newaygo County Population
  • 2000 Population: 47,874
  • 2010 Population: 48,460
  • Percent Change Between 2000 to 2010: + 1.2%
  • 2020 Population Forecast: 75,184 (11th fastest growing County in Michigan)
Population by Occupied Housing Tenure
  • Owner: 3,157 (75%)
  • Renter: 1,029 (25%)
  • Average Household Size: 2.34
  • Persons / household Median Age: 37.4
  • Years Median Household Income: $32,246
  • Median Family Income: $42,578
  • Per Capita Income: $19,475
  • Median Home Value: $82,100
State Equalized Value (Real & Personal)
Values December 31, 1993
December 31, 2003
Percentage Increase
Ad Valorem Roll
$96,561,600 $146,023,050 51.2%
IFT Tax Abatement Roll
$11,282,500 $26,002,000 130.5%
Total State Equalized Value
$107,844,100 $172,025,050 59.5%
Taxable Value (Property A - 1994) (Real & Personal)
  • Fiscal Year 2012/13 City Budget (Operating and Capital): $7,959,635
  • Fiscal Year 2012/13 General Fund Budget: $3,073,165
  • 2013 City Millage Rate: 14.0 Mills (Charter = 20 mills)
  • 2013 Total Millage Rate:
    • Homesteads: 41.9484 Mills (SET at 6 mills)
    • Non-Homesteads: 59.9484 Mills (SET at 6 mills)
Employees
  • Full Time: 28
  • Part Time: 38
  • Seasonal (Both full and part-time): 11
Streets & Roads
  • Miles of State Trunkline M-82 under Maintenance Contract: 2.75 miles
  • Miles of Major Streets (per Act 51): 10.20 miles
  • Miles of Local Streets (per Act 51): 18.5 miles
Water
  • Water Customers (Number of metered accounts): 1,607 accounts
  • Gross Billed Water Sales (2013): 649 million gallons
  • Largest Water Customer: 276.6 million gallons (Gerber Products Co.)
  • Capacity of Elevated Storage (3 tanks): 1.45 million gallons
  • Rated Pumping Capacity of 8 Wells: 7.0 million gallons per day
  • Miles of Water Main: +/- 35 miles
  • Miles of Sanitary Sewer Main: +/- 35 miles
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant: 3 Lagoons (80 acres) and 179.5 acres irrigation
  • Average Day Design Capacity of Plant: 820,000 gallons per day
Land Area
  • Land Area within City Limits: 3.89 square miles 24,512 acres
  • Land Area in Phase 1 of 425 Agriculture: 0.06 sq. miles 38.5 acres
  • Fremont Lake Area within City Limits: 1.23 sq. miles 790 acres
  • Total Area within City Limits: 5.12 sq. miles 25,340.5 acres
  • Acres of Public Park Land (8 Parks): 146.9 acres
  • Area of Fire / Emergency Services District: 126.0 sq. miles (City and parts of 5 Townships)