Spring Lake, MI

Spring Lake profile

Living in Spring Lake

Spring Lake is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,485 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, Spring Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Spring Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spring Lake is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Lake who work in office and administrative support (13.45%), management occupations (9.51%), and sales jobs (8.79%).

Of important note, Spring Lake is also a village of artists. Spring Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Spring Lake’s character.

The education level of Spring Lake ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Spring Lake, 40.01% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Spring Lake in 2018 was $34,576, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,304 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 German, Dutch, Irish, English, and Polish.

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