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People

Total Population 1,701
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 917
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 52.1%
Median Earnings25+ $50,793
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,969
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,344

Wealth

Median Family Income $97,396
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.3%
Median Gross Rent $809
Median House Value $169,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
US/American 3.9%
English 9.4%
Irish 18.3%

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

Sylvan Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles SW of Pontiac, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Oakland
Standard Zip Codes 48320
Phone Area Codes 248
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.611
Longitude -83.328

Sylvan 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 PONTIAC STATE HOSPITAL
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Station MILFORD GM PROVING GR
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
Station DETROIT CITY AP
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 0 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn Hills 22,085 $62,711
Bloomfield Hills 3,956 $232,813
Franklin 3,198 $154,063
Keego Harbor 3,016 $58,688
Lake Angelus 269 $179,375
Pontiac 59,928 $32,195

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

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