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People

Total Population 675
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 344
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 49.4%
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 $46,500
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $668
Median House Value $80,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 17.6%

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

Alanson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 146 miles N of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 227 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Emmet
Standard Zip Codes 49706
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.444
Longitude -84.786

Alanson 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 PELLSTON RGNL AP
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station PETOSKEY
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 48 F
Jul Temp 59 to 75 F
Oct Temp 40 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches
Station VANDERBILT 11 ENE
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 27 to 52 F
Jul Temp 50 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boyne City 3,766 $60,357
Boyne Falls 340 $48,625
Harbor Springs 1,044 $74,886
Pellston 861 $41,765
Petoskey 5,725 $70,781

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

Alanson Public Libraries

Library
Alanson Area Public Library
7631 BURR AVENUE
Alanson, Michigan
(231) 548-5465

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Alanson High Schools

LITTLEFIELD SCHOOL (K-12)
7400 NORTH STREET
231-548-2261
A Magnet School.
Serves 454 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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