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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lake County, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Lake County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 269

5 to 9 years : 274

10 to 14 years : 394

15 to 17 years : 193

18 and 19 years : 212

20 years : 78

21 years : 55

22 to 24 years : 167

25 to 29 years : 263

30 to 34 years : 254

35 to 39 years : 321

40 to 44 years : 362

45 to 49 years : 433

50 to 54 years : 397

55 to 59 years : 434

60 and 61 years : 179

62 to 64 years : 286

65 and 66 years : 147

67 to 69 years : 204

70 to 74 years : 347

75 to 79 years : 168

80 to 84 years : 159

85 years and over : 100

Female:

Under 5 years : 281

5 to 9 years : 297

10 to 14 years : 322

15 to 17 years : 174

18 and 19 years : 73

20 years : 69

21 years : 87

22 to 24 years : 100

25 to 29 years : 227

30 to 34 years : 197

35 to 39 years : 263

40 to 44 years : 361

45 to 49 years : 444

50 to 54 years : 448

55 to 59 years : 462

60 and 61 years : 210

62 to 64 years : 269

65 and 66 years : 214

67 to 69 years : 242

70 to 74 years : 269

75 to 79 years : 185

80 to 84 years : 173

85 years and over : 128


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lake County, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,067

Multiple ancestry : 2,866

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 89

Ancestry not reported : 3,169


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lake County, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 11,131

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 7

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 34

Not a U.S. citizen : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lake County, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 550

5 to 17 years : 1,654

18 to 24 years : 841

25 to 34 years : 941

35 to 44 years : 1,307

45 to 54 years : 1,722

55 to 59 years : 896

60 and 61 years : 389

62 to 64 years : 555

65 to 74 years : 1,423

75 years and over : 913

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 509

5 to 17 years : 1,465

18 to 24 years : 780

25 to 34 years : 802

35 to 44 years : 1,048

45 to 54 years : 1,431

55 to 59 years : 762

60 and 61 years : 262

62 to 64 years : 472

65 to 74 years : 1,068

75 years and over : 599

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 17 years : 189

18 to 24 years : 57

25 to 34 years : 134

35 to 44 years : 253

45 to 54 years : 282

55 to 59 years : 125

60 and 61 years : 125

62 to 64 years : 83

65 to 74 years : 340

75 years and over : 304

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 2

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 5

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lake County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,713

Female : 4,485

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 955

Female : 978

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 2

Female : 5

Foreign born:

Male : 26

Female : 27


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lake County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 8,132

Born in other state in the United States : 1,444

Native: born outside the United States : 2

Foreign born : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lake County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,344

Now married, except separated : 3,637

Divorced : 944

Separated : 143

Widowed : 517

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 239

Now married, except separated : 859

Divorced : 235

Separated : 14

Widowed : 362

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 27

Divorced : 3

Separated : 2

Widowed : 12


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Lake County, Michigan)

Speak only English : 10,435

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 103

Speak English less than "very well" : 51

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lake County, Michigan

  • German: 2,222   (20.4%)
  • Other Groups: 1,894   (17.4%)
  • Irish: 1,121   (10.3%)
  • English: 1,016   (9.3%)
  • United States Or American: 1,006   (9.3%)
  • Dutch: 702   (6.5%)
  • Polish: 497   (4.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 486   (4.5%)
  • Swedish: 294   (2.7%)
  • French Canadian: 246   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 218   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 137   (1.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 134   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 129   (1.2%)
  • Norwegian: 89   (0.8%)
  • Hungarian: 76   (0.7%)
  • Danish: 67   (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 61   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 57   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 52   (0.5%)
  • European: 45   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 33   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 32   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 32   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 29   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 28   (0.3%)
  • British: 16   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 14   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 13   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 12   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 9   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 7   (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 4   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 4   (0.0%)
  • German Russian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Serbian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 2   (0.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lake County, Michigan is 11,191



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lake County, Michigan: 5,696
Female Population in Lake County, Michigan: 5,495


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lake County, Michigan: 45.1
Median Female Resident Age in Lake County, Michigan: 48.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lake County, Michigan


White


Both sexes

51.1

Male

51.2

Female

51.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

45.2

Male

43.2

Female

46.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

50.0

Male

46.2

Female

53.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

28.0

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

47.5

Male

0.0

Female

47.5

Other


Both sexes

28.5

Male

22.0

Female

29.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.3

Male

19.1

Female

19.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.8

Male

21.2

Female

27.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

51.4

Male

51.3

Female

51.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Lake County, Michigan


  • White: 9,614
  • African American: 1,129
  • American Indian: 171
  • Asian: 20
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 58
  • Two or More Races: 199



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Lake County, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lake County, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (0.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.17%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 48   (1.19%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 277   (6.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 185   (4.58%)
  • 10th Grade: 260   (6.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 267   (6.61%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 172   (4.26%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,557   (38.55%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 285   (7.06%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 496   (12.28%)
  • Associate Degree: 153   (3.79%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 233   (5.77%)
  • Master's Degree: 63   (1.56%)
  • Professional School Degree: 14   (0.35%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 10   (0.25%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (0.36%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.05%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 34   (0.87%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 162   (4.13%)
  • 9th Grade: 162   (4.13%)
  • 10th Grade: 210   (5.35%)
  • 11th Grade: 243   (6.19%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 156   (3.97%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,609   (40.99%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 368   (9.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 466   (11.87%)
  • Associate Degree: 194   (4.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 210   (5.35%)
  • Master's Degree: 71   (1.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 24   (0.61%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lake County, Michigan

  • Baldwin Community Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 525 Fourth Street, Baldwin, MI 49304, Phone: (231) 745-4791, Students: 691 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lake County, Michigan

  • Baldwin Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 525 Fourth Street, Baldwin, MI 49304, Phone: (231) 745-3261, Students: 307 )

  • Baldwin Junior High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 525 Fourth Street, Baldwin, MI 49304, Phone: (231) 745-4683, Students: 155 )

  • Luther Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 900 State Road, Luther, MI 49656, Phone: (231) 797-5201, Students: 119 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lake County, Michigan

  • Baldwin Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 525 Fourth Street, Baldwin, MI 49304, Phone: (231) 745-4683, Students: 195 )

  • Baldwin Alternative High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 525 Fourth Street, Baldwin, MI 49304, Phone: (231) 745-7027, Students: 20 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Lake County, Michigan

  • Chase Township Public Library


    8400 East North Street, Chase, MI 49623

  • Idlewild Public Library


    6437 South Nelson Road, Idlewild, MI 49642

  • Luther Area Public Library


    115 State Street, Luther, MI 49656

  • Pathfinder Community Library


    812 Michigan Avenue, Baldwin, MI 49304

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lake County, Michigan


  • American Museum Of Military Vehicles Inc


    Po Box1441, Crown Point, IN 46307

  • Americas Childrens Museum On Wheels - Storybus


    1770 1st St Apt 500, Highland Park, IL 60035

  • Arlee Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 512, Arlee, MT 59821

  • Art Center Highland Park


    1957 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035

  • Atlantic Coast Line & Seaboard Air Line Railroads Hist Socie


    Po Box 490563, Leesburg, FL 34748

  • Barrington Area Historical Society


    212 West Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010

  • Bay Area Historical Society


    Po Box 33, Silver Bay, MN 55614

  • Busy Brains Childrens Museum


    Po Box 691, Grayslake, IL 60030

  • Cedar Lake Historical Association Inc


    Po Box 421, Cedar Lake, IN 46303
    http://www.cedarlakehistory.org

  • Chain O Lakes Area Art Works Children's Musuem


    130 Washington St, Ingleside, IL 60041
    http://www.artworks4kids.org

  • Children's Neighborhood Museum


    814 Hart Rd, Round Lake, IL 60073
    http://www.rlapd.org

  • Childrens Museum Of Cedar Lake


    9430 West 135th Place, Cedar Lake, IN 46303

  • Cleveland Vegan Society


    Po Box 23, Eastlake, OH 44095

  • Clifford House


    536 N Bay St, Eustis, FL 32726

  • Collings Family Historical Graveyard And Ecological Cemetery


    151 Country Lane, Highland Park, IL 60035

  • Croatian Heritage Museum


    34900 Lake Shore Blvd, Eastlake, OH 44095

  • Cuneo Mansion And Gardens


    1350 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    http://cuneomansion.org

  • Cuneo Museum And Gardens


    1350 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    http://cuneomansion.org

  • Deer Path Art League


    400 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045
    http://www.deerpathartleague.org

  • Deerfield Area Historical Society


    Po Box 520, Deerfield, IL 60015
    http://www.deerfieldhistoricalsociety.org

  • Dyer Historical Society


    One Town Square, Dyer, IN 46311

  • East Lake Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 685, Sorrento, FL 32776

  • Ela Historical Society


    9 Red Haw Lane, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

  • Elawa Farm Foundation


    Po Box 181, Lake Forest, IL 60045

  • Eustis Historical Museum Inc


    536 North Bay Street, Eustis, FL 32726
    http://www.eustis.org

  • Fairport Marine Museum


    129 2nd St, Painesville, OH 44077
    http://www.ncweb.com/org/fhlh

  • Finland Minnesota Historical Society


    Po Box 583, Finland, MN 55603

  • Finnish Heritage Museum


    301 High St, Painesville, OH 44077

  • Flathead Lake Biological Station, The University Of Montana


    311 Bio Station Lane, Polson, MT 59860

  • Florida Antique Bucket Brigade


    6855 Green Swamp Rd, Clermont, FL 34711

  • Florida Sunnyland Chapter Of The Antique And Classic Boat Sc


    Po Box 689, Mount Dora, FL 32757

  • Fort Connah Restoration Society C/o George Knapp


    Po Box 82, Charlo, MT 59824

  • Fort Rock Valley Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 84, Fort Rock, OR 97735

  • Fort Sheridan Historic Preservation Society


    Po Box 176, Highland Park, IL 60035

  • Friend Of The Lake County Library


    1425 N High St, Lakeport, CA 95453
    http://co.lake.ca.us

  • Friends Of Old Time Radio Inc


    27436 Desert Rose Ct, Leesburg, FL 34748

  • Friends Of The Lake County Discovery Museum


    1899 West Winchester Road, Libertyville, IL 60048

  • Friends Of The Lake County Museum


    Po Box 1505, Lakeport, CA 95453
    http://lakecountymuseum.org

  • Friends Of The Taylor Observatory Norton Planetarium


    Po Box 538, Kelseyville, CA 95451

  • Fund For Amuq Valley Archeologicalexpeditions Usa


    1126 Rfd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

  • Gary Historical And Cultural Society Inc


    2409 W 5th Ave, Gary, IN 46404

  • Grant Hall Museum


    411 Washington St, Ingleside, IL 60041

  • Grant Hall Museum Of The Fox Lake-grant Township Area Histo


    Po Box 4, Fox Lake, IL 60020

  • Grayslake Historical Society


    Po Box 185, Grayslake, IL 60030

  • Greater Umatilla Historical Society


    Po Box 64, Umatilla, FL 32784

  • Griffith Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 678, Griffith, IN 46319
    http://www.griffithhistoricalsociety.org

  • Groveland Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 761, Groveland, FL 34736

  • Hammond Historical Society Inc


    564 State St, Hammond, IN 46320

  • Heritage Museum


    Po Box 962, Leadville, CO 80461

  • Hessville Historical Society Inc


    7205 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond, IN 46323

  • Hiawatha Historical Society


    622 Laurel Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035

  • Highland Park Historical Society


    326 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035

  • Highwood Historical Society


    Po Box 132, Highwood, IL 60040

  • Historic Courthouse Museum And Lower Lake Schoolhouse Museum


    333 Second St., Lakeport, CA 95453

  • Historic Millburn Community Association Inc


    38757 N Highway 45, Lake Villa, IL 60046

  • Historical Society Of Buffalo Grove


    530 Bernard Drive, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    http://bgparkdistrict.org

  • Historical Society Of Island Lake


    3706 Lakeview Drive, Island Lake, IL 60042

  • Historical Society Of Tavares Inc


    121 W Alfred Street, Tavares, FL 32778

  • Historical Society Of The Fort Hill Country


    Po Box 582, Mundelein, IL 60060

  • Hobart Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 24, Hobart, IN 46342


* There are 102 more museums in Lake County, Michigan not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lake County, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Lake County, Michigan.

Area Features of Lake County, Michigan


Airport


(1) Baldwin Municipal Airport   (2) Guy Vander Jagt Airfield  

Bridge


(1) Bowman Bridge   (2) Skookum Bridge  

Building


(1) Baldwin Fire Department   (2) Baldwin Fire Station   (3) Chase Public Library   (4) Chase Township Hall   (5) Elk Township Hall   (6) Huron - Manistee National Forest Baldwin - White Cloud Ranger Station   (7) Idlewild Historical And Cultural Center   (8) Idlewild Public Library   (9) Lake County Courthouse   (10) Lake County Sheriff S Office   (11) Lake Township Fire Department   (12) Life Emergency Medical Services Of Lake County Baldwin   (13) Life Emergency Medical Services Of Lake County Irons   (14) Luther Area Public Library   (15) Luther Fire District 1   (16) Michigan Department Of Natural Resources Baldwin Field Office   (17) Newkirk Township Hall   (18) Sauble - Elk - Eden Township Fire Department Station 1   (19) Sauble - Elk - Eden Township Fire Department Station 2   (20) Webber Township Fire Department   (21) Yates Township Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Bristol Cemetery   (2) Chase Cemetery   (3) Chase Township Cemetery   (4) Deer Lake Cemetery   (5) Ellsworth Cemetery   (6) Historical Cemetery   (7) Irons Cemetery   (8) Lake Cemetery   (9) Lakeview Cemetery   (10) Lother Cemetery   (11) Nirvana Cemetery   (12) North Park Cemetery   (13) Oaklawn Cemetery   (14) Peacock Cemetery   (15) Pioneer Cemetery   (16) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (17) Valley Cemetery   (18) Vancamp Cemetery   (19) Webber Cemetery  

Church


(1) Baldwin Assembly Of God Church   (2) Baldwin Church Of Christ   (3) Baldwin Congregational United Church Of Christ   (4) Big Star Lake Church   (5) Chase Barton United Methodist Church   (6) Cherry Valley Church   (7) Christ Community Church   (8) Church Of Christ   (9) Covenant Community United Methodist Church   (10) Edgett Church   (11) Evergreen Chapel   (12) Evergreen Church   (13) Faith Fellowship Church   (14) Fellowship Baptist Church   (15) Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church   (16) Grace Lutheran Church   (17) House Of Prayer   (18) Irons Lutheran Church   (19) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (20) Lake Community Bible Church   (21) Luther United Methodist Church   (22) Mount Olive Church Of God In Christ   (23) Saint Ann Catholic Church   (24) Saint Bernard Church   (25) Saint Ignatius Catholic Church   (26) Second Baptist Church   (27) Seventh-day Adventist Church   (28) Tabernacle Church   (29) Tallmadge Wesleyan Church  

Civil


(1) Lake County   (2) Township Of Chase   (3) Township Of Cherry Valley   (4) Township Of Dover   (5) Township Of Eden   (6) Township Of Elk   (7) Township Of Ellsworth   (8) Township Of Lake   (9) Township Of Newkirk   (10) Township Of Peacock   (11) Township Of Pinora   (12) Township Of Pleasant Plains   (13) Township Of Webber   (14) Township Of Yates   (15) Village Of Baldwin   (16) Village Of Luther  

Forest


(1) Manistee National Forest   (2) Pere Marquette State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Baldwin Family Health Care Clinic   (2) Grand Oaks Nursing Center  

Lake


(1) Ahmikwam Lake   (2) Alice Lake   (3) Basford Lake   (4) Bass Lake   (5) Baumann Lake   (6) Big Spring Lake   (7) Big Star Lake   (8) Bluegill Lake   (9) Bradford Lake   (10) Brasas Lake   (11) Bray Lake   (12) Bristol Pond   (13) Buckwheat Lake   (14) Bullhead Lake   (15) Bush Lake   (16) Cashion Lake   (17) Cecilia Lake   (18) Chard Lake   (19) Conna-mara Lake   (20) Coon Lake   (21) Deer Lake   (22) Duck Lake   (23) Elbow Lake   (24) Feeder Lake   (25) Foreman Lakes   (26) Gifford Lake   (27) Government Lake   (28) Guard Lake   (29) Hamlin Lake   (30) Harper Lake   (31) Heart Lake   (32) Hill Lake   (33) Honeymoon Lake   (34) Horseshoe Lake   (35) Howe Lake   (36) Idlewild Lake   (37) Indian Lake   (38) Ingerman Lake   (39) Jenks Lake   (40) Leverentz Lake   (41) List Lake   (42) Little Bass Lake   (43) Little Lake Number One   (44) Little Lake Number Three   (45) Little Lake Number Two   (46) Little Leverentz Lake   (47) Little Star Lake   (48) Little Syers Lake   (49) Loon Lake   (50) Lost Lake   (51) Mench Lake   (52) Miller Lake   (53) Mud Lake   (54) North Lake   (55) North Pond   (56) Nugent Lake   (57) Orchard Lake   (58) Oxbow Lake   (59) Papoose Lake   (60) Paradise Lake   (61) Pomeroy Lakes   (62) Putman Lake   (63) Quick Lakes   (64) Railroad Lake   (65) Rainbow Lake   (66) Rattlesnake Lake   (67) Reed Lake   (68) Rockwell Lake   (69) Sauble Lakes   (70) Seaman Lake   (71) Shonenya Lake   (72) Spring Lake   (73) Spruce Lake   (74) Squaw Lake   (75) Stevens Lake   (76) Stewart Lake   (77) Sunshine Lake   (78) Switzer Lake   (79) Syers Lake   (80) Tank Lake   (81) Totten Lake   (82) Townsend Lake   (83) Tussing Lake   (84) Walton Lake   (85) Watermill Lake   (86) Whalen Lake   (87) Wide Waters   (88) Wile Lake   (89) Wingleton Lake   (90) Wolf Lake   (91) Zoba Lake  

Locale


(1) Baldwin District Ranger Office   (2) Baldwin Fish Hatchery   (3) Baldwin Station   (4) Bear Track Campground   (5) Bowman Bridge Campground   (6) Bray Creek Recreation Site   (7) Canfields Station Historical   (8) Carey Station Historical   (9) Carrieville Recreation Site   (10) Chase Station Historical   (11) Edgetts Station Historical   (12) Elm Flats Canoe Access   (13) Forks Public Access   (14) Forman Station Historical   (15) Gleasons Landing Recreation Area   (16) Idlewild Station Historical   (17) Irons Station Historical   (18) Ivan S Campground And Cabins   (19) Keenan Station Historical   (20) Kellars Corners   (21) Leisure Time Campground   (22) Leverentz Lake State Forest Campground   (23) Lincoln Bridge Canoe Access   (24) Lincoln Bridge State Forest Campground   (25) Little Leverentz Lake Recreation Site   (26) Lukes Corners   (27) Luther Station Historical   (28) Marlborough Station   (29) Marquette Trails Country Club   (30) Nirvana Station Historical   (31) Old Grade Campground   (32) Old Grade Trail Camp   (33) Olivers Station Historical   (34) Raymond Corners   (35) Silver Creek State Forest Campground   (36) Ungers Station Historical   (37) Whispering Oaks Campground And Cabins   (38) Wingleton Station  

Park


(1) Brown Trout Historical Marker   (2) Driftwood Recreation Area   (3) Lake County Historical Marker   (4) Shrine Of The Pines  

Populated Place


(1) Baldwin   (2) Chase   (3) Edgetts   (4) Idlewild   (5) Irons   (6) Little Manistee   (7) Luther   (8) Marlborough   (9) Nirvana   (10) Olivers   (11) Peacock   (12) Pine Grove Beach   (13) Skookum   (14) Wolf Lake  

Post Office


(1) Baldwin Post Office   (2) Chase Post Office   (3) Cook S Station Post Office Historical   (4) Copley Post Office Historical   (5) Deer Lake Post Office Historical   (6) Edgetts Post Office Historical   (7) Forman Post Office Historical   (8) Idlewild Post Office   (9) Irons Post Office   (10) Keenan Post Office Historical   (11) Luther Post Office   (12) Marlboro Post Office Historical   (13) Nirvana Post Office Historical   (14) Norway Hall Post Office Historical   (15) Oliver Post Office Historical   (16) Peacock Post Office Historical   (17) Totten Post Office Historical   (18) Ungers Post Office Historical   (19) Wingleton Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Danaher Lake  

School


(1) Baldwin High School   (2) Cornell School   (3) Dobry School   (4) Hillsdale College Biological Station   (5) Lorenzo R Nelson Elementary School   (6) Luther Elementary School   (7) North Nirvana School   (8) Norway Hall School   (9) Samis School   (10) Spears Grove School  

Spring


(1) Big Spring  

Stream


(1) Baker Creek   (2) Baldwin River   (3) Blood Creek   (4) Bray Creek   (5) Coe Creek   (6) Cole Creek   (7) Danaher Creek   (8) Dowling Creek   (9) Hoxey Creek   (10) Jenks Creek   (11) Kinney Creek   (12) Lincoln Creek   (13) Little South Branch Pere Marquette River   (14) Manistee Creek   (15) Middle Branch Pere Marquette River   (16) North Branch Cole Creek   (17) North Branch Twin Creek   (18) Poplar Creek   (19) Sanborn Creek   (20) Sellers Creek   (21) Silver Creek   (22) South Branch Cole Creek   (23) South Branch Twin Creek   (24) Stronach Creek   (25) Sweetwater Creek   (26) Syers Creek   (27) Twin Creek  

Swamp


(1) Baldwin Luther Swamp   (2) Baylor Swamp   (3) Carpenter Marsh   (4) Conant Marsh   (5) Duck Marsh   (6) Sawmill Lake   (7) Star Marsh   (8) Sterling Marsh   (9) Syers Swamp  

Tower


(1) Irons Lookout Tower   (2) Kellogg Lookout Tower   (3) Pinora Lookout Tower   (4) Wolf Lake Lookout Tower   (5) Yates Lookout Tower  

Trail


(1) Lincoln Mills Snowmobile Trail   (2) North Country National Scenic Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lake County, Michigan

49304 (pop. 4,551) 49644 (pop. 1,766) 49656 (pop. 1,454)
49623 (pop. 1,218) 49642 (pop. 685)  


Counties Nearby Lake County, Michigan

Mason County, MI  (pop. 28,621) 23.6 Miles
Osceola County, MI  (pop. 23,329) 24.2 Miles
Newaygo County, MI  (pop. 48,123) 29.4 Miles
Wexford County, MI  (pop. 32,677) 29.7 Miles
Manistee County, MI  (pop. 24,589) 29.8 Miles
Oceana County, MI  (pop. 26,327) 31.3 Miles
Mecosta County, MI  (pop. 43,198) 31.7 Miles
Missaukee County, MI  (pop. 14,967) 42.8 Miles
Clare County, MI  (pop. 30,755) 48.4 Miles
Benzie County, MI  (pop. 17,440) 49.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lake County, Michigan

231



Elevation in Lake County, Michigan is 889.0 ft. (271.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lake County, Michigan

Lat: 43.951418 N        Long: -85.831863 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lake County, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Lake County, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 196   (5.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 143   (3.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 180   (4.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 350   (9.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 382   (10.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 410   (11.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 533   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 272   (7.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 143   (3.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 208   (5.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 116   (3.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 38   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 397   (10.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 284   (7.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lake County, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,650

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 371

In 3-person carpool : 20

In 4-person carpool : 5

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 11

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 36

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 4

Bicycle : 14

Walked : 119

Other means : 20

Worked at home : 219


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lake County, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 184

5 to 9 minutes : 449

10 to 14 minutes : 516

15 to 19 minutes : 332

20 to 24 minutes : 296

25 to 29 minutes : 170

30 to 34 minutes : 474

35 to 39 minutes : 111

40 to 44 minutes : 120

45 to 59 minutes : 310

60 to 89 minutes : 138

90 or more minutes : 150


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lake County, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 2,005

No Social Security income : 1,931


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lake County, Michigan)

With retirement income : 1,157

No retirement income : 2,779


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lake County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 118

$10,000 to $14,999 : 132

$15,000 to $19,999 : 216

$20,000 to $24,999 : 170

$25,000 to $29,999 : 258

$30,000 to $34,999 : 213

$35,000 to $39,999 : 175

$40,000 to $44,999 : 174

$45,000 to $49,999 : 134

$50,000 to $59,999 : 235

$60,000 to $74,999 : 256

$75,000 to $99,999 : 242

$100,000 to $124,999 : 130

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $199,999 : 30

$200,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Lake County, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $39,417


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Lake County, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 320  (15.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 232  (11.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 282  (13.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 59  (2.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 483  (23.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 457  (24.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 434  (23.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 608  (32.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 11  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 24  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Lake County, Michigan

Employed: 3,812
Unemployed: 444



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Lake County, Michigan

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 38.1%
  • Other: 61.9%



Water Usage In Lake County, Michigan

Ground Water

 
Fresh 1.14 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.14 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 79 Farms In Lake County, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lake County, Michigan

Lake-osceola State Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $557.8k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lake County, Michigan

  • Miller Field


    (about 16.2 miles in Reed City, Michigan; Airport Code: RCT)

  • Roben-Hood


    (about 22.7 miles in Big Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: WBR)

  • Mason County


    (about 28.7 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Ludington Airport


    (about 28.7 miles in Ludington, Michigan; Airport Code: LDM)

  • Wexford County


    (about 30.4 miles in Cadillac, Michigan; Airport Code: CAD)

  • Manistee County-Blacker


    (about 30.6 miles in Eastlake, Michigan; Airport Code: MBL)

  • Frankfort Dow Memorial Field


    (about 50.0 miles in Frankfort, Michigan; Airport Code: MI4)

  • Cherry Capital


    (about 56.0 miles in Traverse City, Michigan; Airport Code: TVC)

  • Muskegon County


    (about 57.6 miles in Muskegon, Michigan; Airport Code: MKG)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 59.4 miles in Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Airport Code: MOP)

  • Greenville Municipal


    (about 63.0 miles in Greenville, Michigan; Airport Code: MI1)

  • Gladwin Zettel Memorial


    (about 67.5 miles in Beaverton, Michigan; Airport Code: GDW)

  • Gratiot Community


    (about 72.0 miles in Alma, Michigan; Airport Code: AMN)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 75.5 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Kent County


    (about 75.5 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Antrim County


    (about 77.9 miles in Bellaire, Michigan; Airport Code: ACB)

  • Park Township


    (about 81.5 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • Tulip City


    (about 84.6 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 84.6 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Tri City


    (about 92.0 miles in Freeland, Michigan; Airport Code: MBS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lake County, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.91%

Carpooled

16.55%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.69%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.08%

Bicycle

0.24%

Walked

2.61%

Other Means

1.16%

Worked At Home

3.77%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lake County, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Lake County, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,094

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 93

Female householder, no husband present : 329

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,260

Householder not living alone : 160


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lake County, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 74

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 98

All other households : 3,755


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lake County, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,919

Renter-occupied housing units : 175

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 76

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 253

Renter-occupied housing units : 76

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,042

Renter-occupied housing units : 378


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lake County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 524

$10,000 to $14,999 : 354

$15,000 to $19,999 : 372

$20,000 to $24,999 : 292

$25,000 to $29,999 : 389

$30,000 to $34,999 : 320

$35,000 to $39,999 : 262

$40,000 to $44,999 : 201

$45,000 to $49,999 : 169

$50,000 to $59,999 : 264

$60,000 to $74,999 : 291

$75,000 to $99,999 : 283

$100,000 to $124,999 : 145

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $199,999 : 30

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lake County, Michigan)

Total : 14,377


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lake County, Michigan)

Occupied : 3,936

Vacant : 10,441


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lake County, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lake County, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 23

Built 2000 to 2004 : 787

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,921

Built 1980 to 1989 : 2,109

Built 1970 to 1979 : 3,357

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,532

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,601

Built 1940 to 1949 : 708

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,339


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lake County, Michigan)

Utility gas : 431

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 2,187

Electricity : 184

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 203

Coal or coke : 5

Wood : 844

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 66

No fuel used : 16


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lake County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 22

$10,000 to $14,999 : 89

$15,000 to $19,999 : 56

$20,000 to $24,999 : 83

$25,000 to $29,999 : 45

$30,000 to $34,999 : 89

$35,000 to $39,999 : 109

$40,000 to $49,999 : 175

$50,000 to $59,999 : 140

$60,000 to $69,999 : 281

$70,000 to $79,999 : 184

$80,000 to $89,999 : 286

$90,000 to $99,999 : 208

$100,000 to $124,999 : 437

$125,000 to $149,999 : 244

$150,000 to $174,999 : 304

$175,000 to $199,999 : 75

$200,000 to $249,999 : 151

$250,000 to $299,999 : 104

$300,000 to $399,999 : 89

$400,000 to $499,999 : 70

$500,000 to $749,999 : 36

$750,000 to $999,999 : 10

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lake County, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 41

Home equity loan only : 171

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,318

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,756


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lake County, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $134,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $96,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $106,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $107,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $91,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $78,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $87,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $67,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $102,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lake County, Michigan: 61.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Lake County, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 118 118 $3,133,437
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

118 118 $3,133,437
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $231,725
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $231,725
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $400,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $400,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $105,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $105,000
2004        
  Single Family 5 5 $825,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $825,000
2005        
  Single Family 4 4 $500,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $500,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lake County, MI): $26,622
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lake County): $59,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lake County, Michigan

Utility Gas: 11.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 63.9%
Electricity: 1.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 7.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 14.2%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Lake County, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 73.3%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.26%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 18.89%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 6.55%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lake County): $387
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Lake County): $569


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Lake County, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lake County, Michigan

Memorial Medical Home Care


     Address: Twelve North Atkinson Drive, Suite 13, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/17/1984

Northern Home Care


     Address: 230 N Charles, White Cloud, Michigan 49349
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/9/1993

Community Home Care Services


     Address: 175 Gibbs, White Cloud, Michigan 49349
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/20/1966

Continu Care Of Gmhs


     Address: 231 W. Pine Lake Drive, Newaygo, Michigan 49337
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/23/1990

Mercy Amicare Homecare


     Address: 7985 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/29/1986

Hospitals Close To Lake County, Michigan

Memorial Medical Center Of West Michigan


     Address: 1 Atkinson Drive, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Spectrum Health-reed City Campus


     Address: "po Box 75, 300 N Patterson", Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Gerber Memorial Health Services


     Address: 212 S Sullivan St, Fremont, Michigan 49412
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mercy Hospital - Cadillac


     Address: 400 Hobart St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

West Shore Medical Center


     Address: 1465 E Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, Michigan 49660
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Lake County, Michigan

Grand Oaks Nursing Center


     Address: 600 Denmark St, Baldwin, Michigan 49304
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Oakview Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1000 Diana St, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Tendercare Of Ludington


     Address: 1000 E Tinkham Ave, Ludington, Michigan 49431
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Spectrum Health - Reed City Ca


     Address: 7665 Patterson Rd, Reed City, Michigan 49677
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Newaygo Co Medical Care Facili


     Address: 4465 W 48th St, Fremont, Michigan 49412
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lake County, Michigan

Name: Point Beach
Address: 6610 Nuclear Road; Two Rivers, WI 54241
Distance: 90 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lake County, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 1,985
    Disabled Workers: 600
    Widowers Workers: 270
    Spouses Workers: 130
    Children Workers: 230


(updated 2007)



Lake County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 50.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 47.71%
  • Other 1.30%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Lake County, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Lake County, MI

8.81 % of Lake County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,895

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Lake County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Kent County , MI 1.03 % ($26,897 AGI )
  • Mecosta County , MI 0.77 % ($19,655 AGI )
  • Osceola County , MI 0.71 % ($29,148 AGI )
  • Mason County , MI 0.45 % ($36,118 AGI )
  • Newaygo County , MI 0.45 % ($31,706 AGI )
  • Ottawa County , MI 0.34 % ($49,846 AGI )
  • Wayne County , MI 0.32 % ($37,750 AGI )
  • Wexford County , MI 0.32 % ($38,917 AGI )
  • Muskegon County , MI 0.26 % ($31,700 AGI )

Relocation away from Lake County, MI

9.51 % of Lake County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,945

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Lake County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Kent County , MI 0.95 % ($22,583 AGI )
  • Osceola County , MI 0.92 % ($23,486 AGI )
  • Mason County , MI 0.84 % ($24,000 AGI )
  • Mecosta County , MI 0.76 % ($18,034 AGI )
  • Muskegon County , MI 0.42 % ($22,688 AGI )
  • Wexford County , MI 0.39 % ($19,867 AGI )
  • Newaygo County , MI 0.37 % ($14,786 AGI )
  • Manistee County , MI 0.29 % ($20,364 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Lake County, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Lake County, Michigan


On 07/25/2005, a tornado touched down 3.67 miles from the center of Lake County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/08/1985, a tornado touched down 11.65 miles from the center of Lake County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 09/26/1951, a tornado touched down 11.99 miles from the center of Lake County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 3 injuries and 1 fatalities.

On 06/08/1985, a tornado touched down 15.07 miles from the center of Lake County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 03/27/1991, a tornado touched down 16.89 miles from the center of Lake County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50 to $500.



Storms In Lake County, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
02/09/2001, 09:00 am 0 0 $100K --
08/06/1998, 05:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $4K --
10/13/1999, 02:41 am 0 0 $10K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Lake County, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



Jails in Lake County, Michigan


  • Lake County


    1153 Michigan Avenue, Baldwin, MI 49304
    Confined: 279


(updated 2006)



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