Wolverine Lake is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,383 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wolverine Lake is the 221st largest community in Michigan.
Wolverine Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Wolverine Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Wolverine Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wolverine Lake is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wolverine Lake who work in sales jobs (14.38%), management occupations (10.86%), and office and administrative support (10.15%).
Also of interest is that Wolverine Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Wolverine 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, Wolverine Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wolverine 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.
In Wolverine Lake, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Wolverine Lake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Wolverine Lake is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.90% of adults in Wolverine Lake have a college degree.
The per capita income in Wolverine Lake in 2010 was $38,320, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,280 for a family of four.
The people who call Wolverine Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wolverine Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wolverine Lake include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Wolverine Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.