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, 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Lake who work in management occupations (14.07%), sales jobs (10.23%), and office and administrative support (10.14%).
Also of interest is that Spring Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Spring Lake is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Spring Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Spring Lake perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small village, Spring Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Spring Lake citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.70% of adults in Spring Lake have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spring Lake in 2010 was $32,798, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,192 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 Black or African-American. 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 Spanish and German.