Empire, Michigan

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Empire Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 378 100%
Male 184 48.7%
Female 194 51.3%
Under 18 59 15.6%
18+ 319 84.4%
65+ 89 23.5%
Median Age 49.1
Average Family Size 2.7
White 374 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Empire Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 379
Growth 1
Growth % 0.3%

Empire Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 19.7%
English 18.7%
Irish 16.7%
Polish 5.3%
US/American 5.3%
Belgian 5.3%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Swedish 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Scottish 2.3%
Italian 2.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
Danish 1.3%
Czech 1.3%
Norwegian 1.3%
Swiss 1.3%
French Canadian 1.3%
Croatian 1%
Welsh 1%
Romanian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Macedonian 0.7%
British 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Empire 378 $52,813
Benzonia 519 $35,104
Beulah 363 $43,750
Elberta 457 $31,250
Frankfort 1,513 $43,375
Honor 299 $40,833
Lake Ann 276 $46,944

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

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