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People

Total Population 396
Male Share of the Population 41.7%
Female Share of the Population 58.3%
Senior Citizens 33.1%
Employed Population 16+ 179
Age of the Population 57

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50.2%
Median Earnings25+ $30,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $11,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,750
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 11.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 17.3%
% Using Public Transportation 7.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.2%
Median Gross Rent $600
Median House Value $214,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
US/American 0%
English 13.9%
Irish 20.7%

Empire Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 98 miles E of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Leelanau
Standard Zip Codes 49630
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.811
Longitude -86.06

Empire 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 MAPLE CITY
Distance 10.6 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 24 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
Station KALKASKA
Distance 44.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benzonia 443 $47,250
Beulah 268 $45,625
Elberta 221 $46,771
Frankfort 1,417 $51,563
Honor 291 $41,750
Lake Ann 267 $46,250

Empire Public Libraries

Library
Glen Lake Community Library
10115 FRONT ST.
Empire, Michigan
(231) 326-5361

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