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People

Total Population 431
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 175
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 29.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.9%
Median Earnings25+ $20,341
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $34,063
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 81.6%
% Below Poverty Level 18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation 2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 37%
Median Gross Rent $909
Median House Value $116,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
US/American 0%
English 19.5%
Irish 17.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Benzonia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles E of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Benzie
Standard Zip Codes 49616
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.621
Longitude -86.099

Benzonia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FRANKFORT 2 NE
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 28 F
Apr Temp 34 to 52 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 58 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Station MAPLE CITY
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station TRAVERSE CITY AP
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beulah 236 $60,417
Copemish 134 $33,750
Elberta 208 $47,143
Frankfort 1,396 $53,750
Honor 235 $41,875
Thompsonville 576 $37,917

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Benzonia Public Libraries

Library
Benzonia Public Library
891 MICHIGAN AVENUE
Benzonia, Michigan
(231) 882-4111

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Benzonia High Schools

BENZIE CENTRAL SR. HIGH SCHOOL
9300 HOMESTEAD ROAD
231-882-4497
A Magnet School.
Serves 587 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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