Spring Lake, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Spring Lake, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Spring Lake had a population of 2,519 as of July 1, 2017. Spring Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Spring Lake is located at latitude 43.0735 and longitude -86.1941 in Ottawa County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Spring Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles. Ottawa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Village of Spring Lake (GNIS ID: 2399877) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Spring Lake is located within Township of Spring Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ottawa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spring Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Spring Lake, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,519
Daytime Population: Workers 2,036
Daytime Population: Residents 1,249
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,285
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 2,514
Population in Familes 1,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 2,136
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $52,303
Average Household Income $71,807
Per Capita Income $32,722


Total Housing Units 1,407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 885 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 283 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $146,949
Average Home Value $199,491


Total Households 1,168
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 700
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.12% 1.12%
Households 1.26% 1.2%
Families 1.35% 1.06%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Spring Lake, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spring Lake to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 263 62nd
Population Density # 129 82nd
Diversity Index # 478 31st
Median Household Income # 218 69th
Per Capita Income # 109 84th

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