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People

Total Population 1,370
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 35.3%
Employed Population 16+ 446
Age of the Population 60

Families

% of people married 61.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,917
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $617
Median House Value $87,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
US/American 0.2%
English 12.4%
Irish 12.9%

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

Sand Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles N of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Kent
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49343
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.291
Longitude -85.517

Sand Lake 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 GREENVILLE 2 NNE
Distance 14.9 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 IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 32.3 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 HESPERIA 4 WNW
Distance 35.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar Springs 3,570 $43,681
Pierson 190 $46,875
Rockford 5,956 $80,333
Sparta 4,235 $52,321

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

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