Lakeview, Michigan

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Lakeview, Michigan

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Comparative Profile of Lakeview, Michigan

Comparing Lakeview to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 9
Racial Diversity 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Age of the Population 4 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
Median Family Income 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Short Commute Times 4 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 2
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
People Living Alone 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 2 2
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Lakeview Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles NE of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Montcalm
Standard Zip Codes 48850
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.446
Longitude -85.274

Lakeview Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station ALMA
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station EVART
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.6 inches
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Lakeview Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,112 100%
Male 499 44.9%
Female 613 55.1%
Under 18 322 29%
18+ 790 71%
65+ 224 20.1%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.08
White 1,085 97.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 8 0.7%
Mixed Race 10 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 3.1%

Estimated Lakeview Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,122
Growth 10
Growth % 0.9%

Lakeview 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 21.9%
US/American 17.9%
English 14%
Irish 7.6%
Danish 7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
Dutch 5.1%
Polish 4.7%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Norwegian 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Italian 1.9%
Scottish 1.3%
Swedish 0.6%
European 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lakeview 1,112 $38,594
Edmore 1,244 $35,391
Howard City 1,585 $41,250
Mecosta 440 $30,208
Morley 495 $34,688
Pierson 185 $39,000
Stanwood 204 $43,750

Lakeview Public Libraries

Tamarack Public Library
Lakeview, Michigan
(989) 352-6274
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Lakeview Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(989) 352-7211
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lakeview High Schools (2004)

Serves 629 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.4

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