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People

Total Population 1,345
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 618
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 55.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,692
% Above Poverty Level 85.7%
% Below Poverty Level 14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.2%
Median Gross Rent $756
Median House Value $108,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 0.3%
English 10.9%
Irish 9.4%

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

Fruitport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Muskegon
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49415
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.131
Longitude -86.154

Fruitport 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 MUSKEGON COUNTY AP
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station GRAND HAVEN FIRE DEPT
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station MONTAGUE 4 NW
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ferrysburg 2,955 $94,219
Grand Haven 10,819 $57,092
Muskegon Heights 10,809 $22,445
Norton Shores 23,982 $67,068
Roosevelt Park 3,819 $48,980
Spring Lake 2,438 $63,988

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

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Fruitport High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

FRUITPORT HIGH SCHOOL
357 N. 6TH STREET
231-865-3101
Serves 960 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

EDGEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3255 PONTALUNA ROAD
231-865-3171
A Title I School.
Serves 724 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.6

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