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Demographics

People

Total Population535
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens13.6%
Employed Population 16+210
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married33.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.3%
Median Earnings25+$20,326
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,071
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,236
% Above Poverty Level77.3%
% Below Poverty Level22.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone42.2%
Median Gross Rent$586
Median House Value$110,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.2%
Irish20.4%
German17.2%
English16.8%
Polish9.7%
Dutch8.8%
Norwegian2.6%
Italian1.9%
Hungarian1.9%
French Except Basque1.7%
Scottish1.5%
Lithuanian1.5%
Swedish0.9%
Czech0.7%
Romanian0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Latvian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Benzonia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benzie County
Standard Zip Codes49616
Phone Area Codes231
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude44.61
Approximate Longitude-86.09

Benzonia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFRANKFORT 2 NE
Distance5.3 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
Distance20 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
StationTRAVERSE CITY AP
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 27 F
Apr Temp32 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beulah216$55,000
Copemish197$32,500
Elberta185$45,833
Frankfort1,334$60,000
Honor241$58,750
Thompsonville550$42,500

Benzonia Public Libraries

Benzonia Public Library
891 MICHIGAN AVENUE
Benzonia, Michigan
(231) 882-4111

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Benzonia Public Schools

Benzie Academy
7282 Hoadley Rd
ZIP: 49616
(231) 882-4497
High
Total Enrollment 60
Benzie Central Middle School
9300 Homestead Rd
ZIP: 49616
(231) 882-4498
Middle
Total Enrollment 257
Benzie Central Sr. High School
9300 Homestead Rd
ZIP: 49616
(231) 882-4497
High
Total Enrollment 457
Crystal Lake Elementary School
7048 Severence St
ZIP: 49616
(231) 882-4641
Primary
Total Enrollment 181
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