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People

Total Population 358
Male Share of the Population 42.2%
Female Share of the Population 57.8%
Senior Citizens 31.8%
Employed Population 16+ 157
Age of the Population 58

Families

% of people married 52.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 59%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,929
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 14%
% Walking and Biking to Work 15.9%
% Using Public Transportation 5.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 45.3%
Median Gross Rent $492
Median House Value $213,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
US/American 0%
English 15.1%
Irish 20.4%

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

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 431 $48,750
Beulah 236 $60,417
Elberta 208 $47,143
Frankfort 1,396 $53,750
Honor 235 $41,875
Lake Ann 272 $55,938

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

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

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