Baroda township, MI

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Baroda township, MI

About Baroda township, MI

Living in Baroda Township, MI is a wonderful experience. The community offers an array of recreational opportunities and amenities to suit everyone’s lifestyle. From the local parks, walking trails and nearby beaches to the quaint downtown area with a variety of shops and restaurants, there is something for everyone in Baroda Township. Residents also enjoy easy access to major highways that make commuting a breeze. With its vibrant energy and friendly atmosphere, it's no wonder Baroda Township is a popular place to call home! Small city complex - Southwestern Michigan along the Lake Michigan shore and Indiana border.

Location Details

State: Michigan
County: Berrien County
Metro Area: Niles Metro Area
City: Baroda township
Zip Codes: 49101
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level
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Southwestern Michigan is known for excellent agriculture with fruit, vegetable and flower growing and a notable Dutch influence. It is also known for its Lake Michigan shore beaches, dunes and state parks. These beach areas are known around the Midwest for their sandy, almost Southern California-like beaches and summer recreation.

Niles is a small and fairly nondescript light manufacturing town three miles north of the Indiana border and only 15 miles from South Bend, and along the South Shore line to Chicago (but too far to commute regularly downtown for work).

Benton Harbor, and its twin city St. Joseph, were originally an agricultural port for the area but have become somewhat declining industrial and commercial cities with considerable poverty and decay. Tourism is a plus for the area as a whole. Cost of living is very reasonable. On the whole, the area has a number of positives but also some rough edges.

The area contains mostly level to gently rolling terrain inland with areas of deciduous forest. The climate is mostly continental with moderation from Lake Michigan including fewer temperature extremes, later and cooler springs, and longer and warmer falls than much of the rest of the state. Summer days are pleasantly warm, with lake breezes and a few weeks of hot, humid weather. Most summer nights are comfortable. Winters are cloudy with strong northwesterly winds and occasionally heavy lake-effect snows. Prolonged cold waves are infrequent but below-zero temperatures are fairly common. First freeze is early October, last is late April.

Baroda township Cost of Living

Nearby beaches, cost of living, and healthcare make Baroda township a great place to live.

-29.6% lower than avg
-8.0% lower than avg
$790 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-45.3% lower than avg
Baroda township Crime
20 / 100
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