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Demographics

People

Total Population1,611
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens36%
Employed Population 16+776
Age of the Population57

Families

% of people married56.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.6%
Median Earnings25+$26,475
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,922

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,571
% Above Poverty Level91.2%
% Below Poverty Level8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.4%
Median Gross Rent$751
Median House Value$222,600

Ancestry

German27.7%
English14.3%
Irish13.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.6%
French Except Basque7.1%
Italian6.6%
Polish5.4%
Scottish5%
Dutch4.8%
Swedish2.6%
Canadian2.4%
Finnish1.6%
Swiss1.6%
Hungarian1.2%
Slovak0.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Lebanese0.7%
Arab0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
Czech0.6%
Belgian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Croatian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
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Elk Rapids Almanac

CategoryValue
County Antrim County
Standard Zip Codes49629
Phone Area Codes231
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude44.89
Approximate Longitude-85.4

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
Bellaire901$54,554
Central Lake986$49,375
Kalkaska2,057$45,190
Mancelona1,409$41,034
Suttons Bay533$96,000
Traverse City15,550$76,122

Elk Rapids Public Libraries

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

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Elk Rapids Public Schools

Cherryland Middle School
707 East 3rd St
ZIP: 49629
(231) 264-8991
Middle
Total Enrollment 307
Elk Rapids High School
308 Meguzee Pt
ZIP: 49629
(231) 264-8108
High
Total Enrollment 405
Lakeland Elementary School
616 Buckley St
ZIP: 49629
(231) 264-8289
Primary
Total Enrollment 373
Sunrise Academy
97 Lake Street
ZIP: 49629
(231) 264-8108
High
Total Enrollment 27
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