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People

Total Population1,541
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens36.3%
Employed Population 16+637
Age of the Population58

Families

% of people married61.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.7%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,455
% Above Poverty Level84.7%
% Below Poverty Level15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.6%
Median Gross Rent$631
Median House Value$209,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.4%
US/American0%
English15.8%
Irish12.4%

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

Elk Rapids Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 125 miles NW of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City178 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
CountyAntrim
Standard Zip Codes49629
Phone Area Codes231
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude44.895
Longitude-85.416

Elk Rapids Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOLD MISSION 3 SSW
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 27 F
Apr Temp30 to 51 F
Jul Temp55 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip27.5 inches
StationTRAVERSE CITY AP
Distance13.9 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
StationKALKASKA
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 24 F
Apr Temp29 to 51 F
Jul Temp54 to 78 F
Oct Temp36 to 55 F
Annual Precip31.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellaire917$57,143
Central Lake1,068$49,107
Kalkaska2,113$42,297
Mancelona1,466$38,203
Suttons Bay584$80,625
Traverse City15,168$66,769

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

Elk Rapids Public Libraries

Library
Elk Rapids District Library
300 ISLE OF PINES
Elk Rapids, Michigan
(231) 264-9979
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Elk Rapids High Schools

ELK RAPIDS HIGH SCHOOL
308 MEGUZEE POINT ROAD
231-264-8108
Serves 513 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.4

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