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GLADSTONE, MI
 Year Round Playground
Population
City of Gladstone 5,032




                          Source: 2000 Census
Median Household Income
   City of Gladstone = $34,328


  Cost of Living Index
  76.2 (national average is 100)




     ...
Average Commute
                    Gladstone = 16.6 minutes
                  United States = 25.5 minutes




          ...
Parks & Rec
Little Bay de Noc




Gladstone Beach
Gladstone Ski Hill
& Sports Park
5 Walking & Biking
trails in Gladstone




                      11.5 miles total.
                      Enjoy quaint
    ...
Three 18-hole Golf
Courses in Gladstone




                       Six other courses within 30 miles
Days Above 90℉
   Gladstone, MI = 3




                       Source: UP Business Today Market Facts 2010
Average Snowfall                Days Below 0℉
Gladstone, MI = 50 inches           Gladstone, MI = 20
Marquette, MI = 150 i...
Downtown    Facade Grants
Gladstone
Gladstone Industrial Parks
Michigan Companies to Watch 2005

 •Valve Automation Hardware
 •Waste Water Pre-Treatment and By-Product Recovery
“Richard VandeVusse, the founder of VanAire, never considered
establishing VanAire in any other location than Gladstone. H...
Marble Arms



                Michigan Companies to Watch 2010

     Leading manufacturer of iron gun sights since 1892.
• 10 miles from Delta County Airport
• Daily service to Minneapolis and Detroit
Natural Deep Water Port
Rail Access




City of Gladstone was founded by Soo Line, now served by
Canadian National Railroad
US2, 41 &M35




Multiple trucking and delivery companies
Energy
• Gladstone currently purchases
  electricity from WPPI.

• ATC owns and operates the high-
  voltage electric tran...
Gas



 MichCon, a subsidiary of
 DTE, has been in Delta
 County since 1968 with a
 Field Service Station ten
 miles away ...
Water
The City of Gladstone
provides its own water
supply and trash pick up.
Broadband Internet
New Gladstone High School with all-new technology built in 1998.




                                  K-12 Education



G...
High School Graduation Rate
     Gladstone 87.3%
     United States 84.5%




                           Source: 2000 Cens...
100
        Educational Attainment
              87.3% 87.6%
80    84.5%



60



40

                             34.8%  ...
• 6 miles South of Gladstone
• AA degrees, certificates, transfer to 4-year
 universities, high school dual enrollment
Regional Universities
Unemployment Rates 2000 -2010
20


16


12                                                             12.8%
             ...
Workforce & Business
Development




 Recruiting, screening, mass hires, customized
 training, business planning, governme...
Healthcare




OSF and Marquette General have clinics right in the City of Gladstone.
OSF St. Francis Hospital is just 10 ...
For more information contact:

               City of Gladstone
               Darla Falcon, City Manager
               1...
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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. Average Commute Gladstone = 16.6 minutes United States = 25.5 minutes Source: 2000 Census
  5. 5. Parks & Rec
  6. 6. Little Bay de Noc Gladstone Beach
  7. 7. Gladstone Ski Hill & Sports Park
  8. 8. 5 Walking & Biking trails in Gladstone 11.5 miles total. Enjoy quaint shops, the bluff, Lake Michigan shoreline, wetlands and wildlife.
  9. 9. Three 18-hole Golf Courses in Gladstone Six other courses within 30 miles
  10. 10. Days Above 90℉ Gladstone, MI = 3 Source: UP Business Today Market Facts 2010
  11. 11. Average Snowfall Days Below 0℉ Gladstone, MI = 50 inches Gladstone, MI = 20 Marquette, MI = 150 inches Marquette, MI = 40 Source: UP Business Today Market Facts 2010
  12. 12. Downtown Facade Grants Gladstone
  13. 13. Gladstone Industrial Parks
  14. 14. Michigan Companies to Watch 2005 •Valve Automation Hardware •Waste Water Pre-Treatment and By-Product Recovery
  15. 15. “Richard VandeVusse, the founder of VanAire, never considered establishing VanAire in any other location than Gladstone. He loved the community, the work ethic, the relatively low cost of doing business and the natural beauty of the area. The City of Gladstone and the Gladstone EDC played important roles in the early success of VanAire.” Beverly VandeVusse, President, VanAire, Inc.
  16. 16. Marble Arms Michigan Companies to Watch 2010 Leading manufacturer of iron gun sights since 1892.
  17. 17. • 10 miles from Delta County Airport • Daily service to Minneapolis and Detroit
  18. 18. Natural Deep Water Port
  19. 19. Rail Access City of Gladstone was founded by Soo Line, now served by Canadian National Railroad
  20. 20. US2, 41 &M35 Multiple trucking and delivery companies
  21. 21. Energy • Gladstone currently purchases electricity from WPPI. • ATC owns and operates the high- voltage electric transmission system in the Upper Peninsula.
  22. 22. Gas MichCon, a subsidiary of DTE, has been in Delta County since 1968 with a Field Service Station ten miles away in Escanaba.
  23. 23. Water The City of Gladstone provides its own water supply and trash pick up.
  24. 24. Broadband Internet
  25. 25. New Gladstone High School with all-new technology built in 1998. K-12 Education Gladstone Schools have the highest standardized test scores in Delta County.
  26. 26. High School Graduation Rate Gladstone 87.3% United States 84.5% Source: 2000 Census
  27. 27. 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
  28. 28. • 6 miles South of Gladstone • AA degrees, certificates, transfer to 4-year universities, high school dual enrollment
  29. 29. Regional Universities
  30. 30. 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
  31. 31. Workforce & Business Development Recruiting, screening, mass hires, customized training, business planning, government contracting
  32. 32. Healthcare OSF and Marquette General have clinics right in the City of Gladstone. OSF St. Francis Hospital is just 10 minutes away.
  33. 33. For more information contact: City of Gladstone Darla Falcon, City Manager 1100 Delta Avenue Gladstone, MI 49837 906-428-2311 Delta County Economic Development Alliance Christina Henderson, Director 230 Ludington Street Escanaba, MI 49837 906-786-2192
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A presentation on Gladstone, MI prepared by the Delta County Economic Development Alliance.

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