Quick Facts

City of Fremont Population


  • 2000 Population: 4,224
  • 2010 Population: 4,081
  • 2020 Population: 4,516
  • Percent Change Between 2010 to 2020:  + 10.7%

Newaygo County Population


  • 2000 Population: 47,874
  • 2010 Population: 48,460
  • 2020 Population Forecast: 49,978
  • Percent Change Between 2010 to 2020: + 3%

Population by Occupied Housing Tenure


  • Owner: 3,157 (75%)
  • Renter: 1,029 (25%)
  • Average Household Size: 2.27
  • Persons / household Median Age: 39.5
  • 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, 2012
December 31, 2022
Percentage Increase/decrease
Ad Valorem Roll
$151,648,666 $145,197,876 -4.25% 
IFT Tax Abatement Roll
$      274,600 $   4,106,544
Total State Equalized Value
$151,923,266 $149,304,420 -1.72% 

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
  • 2021 City Millage Rate: 15.0 Mills (Charter = 20 mills)
  • 2021 Total Millage Rate:
    • Homesteads: 47.454600 Mills (SET at 6 mills)
    • Non-Homesteads: 65.415000 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)