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People

Total Population 2,438
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,163
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.5%
Median Earnings25+ $37,194
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $53,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,988
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $672
Median House Value $127,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
US/American 0%
English 15.8%
Irish 12.7%

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

Spring Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Wyoming, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Ottawa
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49456
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.076
Longitude -86.196

Spring 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 GRAND HAVEN FIRE DEPT
Distance 1.2 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 29.1 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
Station HESPERIA 4 WNW
Distance 35.4 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
Ferrysburg 2,955 $94,219
Fruitport 1,345 $52,692
Grand Haven 10,819 $57,092
Muskegon Heights 10,809 $22,445
Norton Shores 23,982 $67,068
Roosevelt Park 3,819 $48,980

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

Spring Lake Public Libraries

Library
Warner Baird District Library
123 E. EXCHANGE ST.
Spring Lake, Michigan
(616) 846-5770
Library Web Site

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Spring Lake High Schools

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SPRING LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
16140 148TH AVENUE
616-846-5501
Serves 787 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.7

SPRING LAKE ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION
345 HAMMOND STREET
616-847-7587
A Non-traditional School
Serves 30 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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