Spring Lake, MI


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Spring Lake is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,480 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Spring Lake is the 329th largest community in Michigan.

Spring Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Spring Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spring Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spring Lake is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Lake who work in management occupations (12.34%), office and administrative support (11.35%), and sales jobs (11.35%).

Because of many things, Spring Lake is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Spring Lake a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Spring Lake has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Spring Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Spring Lake citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.54% of adults in Spring Lake have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Spring Lake in 2010 was $31,833, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,332 for a family of four. However, Spring Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Spring Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spring Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Spring Lake include Dutch, English, Irish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Spring Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.