Sylvan Lake is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,799 people and just one neighborhood, Sylvan Lake is the 389th largest community in Michigan.
Real Estate Prices
Sylvan Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Sylvan Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Sylvan Lake is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sylvan Lake is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sylvan Lake who work in office and administrative support (13.95%), management occupations (11.23%) and sales jobs (10.64%).
Of important note, Sylvan Lake is also a city of artists. Sylvan Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sylvan Lake’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Sylvan Lake is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.