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Demographics

People

Total Population363
Male Share of the Population44.4%
Female Share of the Population55.6%
Senior Citizens31.1%
Employed Population 16+151
Age of the Population57

Families

% of people married46.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher54.6%
Median Earnings25+$34,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$109,375
% Above Poverty Level89%
% Below Poverty Level11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home13.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work15.9%
% Using Public Transportation5.3%

Housing

People Living Alone48.8%
Median Gross Rent$475
Median House Value$195,100

Ancestry

German34.7%
Irish19.6%
English17.9%
French Except Basque8.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.4%
Swedish6.3%
Russian5.2%
Swiss3%
Croatian3%
Italian2.8%
Polish2.8%
Dutch2.5%
Czech2.5%
Finnish2.2%
Scottish1.9%
Canadian1.7%
Welsh0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Belgian0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
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Empire Almanac

CategoryValue
County Leelanau County
Standard Zip Codes49630
Phone Area Codes231
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude44.81
Approximate Longitude-86.05

Empire Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMAPLE CITY
Distance10.6 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
Distance24 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
Distance44.2 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
Benzonia435$48,846
Beulah262$58,750
Elberta163$46,250
Frankfort1,359$55,114
Honor261$59,583
Lake Ann241$57,917

Empire Public Libraries

Glen Lake Community Library
10115 WEST FRONT STREET
Empire, Michigan
(231) 326-5361

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