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Demographics

People

Total Population422
Male Share of the Population56.4%
Female Share of the Population43.6%
Senior Citizens27.5%
Employed Population 16+126
Age of the Population58

Families

% of people married60%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.4%
Median Earnings25+$20,809
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,000
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home16.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.1%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$105,700

Ancestry

German24.6%
English15.9%
Irish12.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.8%
Polish9.5%
Dutch4.5%
French Except Basque2.6%
Scottish2.4%
Swiss2.1%
Swedish1.7%
Italian1.4%
Welsh1.4%
Lithuanian0.9%
Canadian0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Slovak0.5%
Greek0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
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Bear Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Manistee County
Standard Zip Codes49614
Phone Area Codes231
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude44.42
Approximate Longitude-86.14

Bear 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)

StationMANISTEE 3 SE
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp17 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches
StationFRANKFORT 2 NE
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 28 F
Apr Temp34 to 52 F
Jul Temp59 to 78 F
Oct Temp42 to 58 F
Annual Precip35.2 inches
StationMAPLE CITY
Distance33.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Benzonia535$49,236
Copemish197$32,500
Eastlake431$50,500
Kaleva518$36,528
Onekama502$63,125
Thompsonville550$42,500

Bear Lake Public Schools

Bear Lake Elementary School
7748 Cody St
ZIP: 49614
(231) 864-3133
Primary
Total Enrollment 153
Bear Lake High School
7748 Cody St
ZIP: 49614
(231) 864-3133
High
Total Enrollment 154
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