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People

Total Population 1,746
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 865
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 39.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,400
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42%
Median Gross Rent $618
Median House Value $91,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.4%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 9.9%

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

Lake Odessa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SE of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles W of Detroit, Michigan
County Ionia
Standard Zip Codes 48849
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.784
Longitude -85.138

Lake Odessa 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 IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station HASTINGS
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station CHARLOTTE
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarksville 402 $54,250
Freeport 512 $53,000
Hastings 7,304 $61,288
Saranac 1,312 $50,100
Sunfield 588 $47,589

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

Lake Odessa Public Libraries

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Lake Odessa Community Library
1007 FOURTH AVENUE
Lake Odessa, Michigan
(616) 374-4591
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Lake Odessa High Schools

LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
7223 VELTE ROAD
616-374-8868
Serves 807 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.8

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