Wolf Lake, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Wolf Lake, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Wolf Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 4,278 as of July 1, 2018. Wolf Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wolf Lake is located at latitude 43.2444 and longitude -86.1123 in Muskegon County. The formal boundaries for the Wolf Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Muskegon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The Wolf Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393864) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Wolf Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Egelston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Muskegon County.


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Wolf Lake, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,278
Population in Households 4,258
Population in Familes 3,441
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,205
Diversity Index3 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,153
Average Household Income $56,197
Per Capita Income $21,540

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,421 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $85,614
Average Home Value $126,373
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,632
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,154
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.5% 0.51%
Households 0.56% 0.53%
Families 0.31% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.91%

Wolf Lake, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wolf Lake to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 192 72nd
Population Density # 276 60th
Diversity Index # 178 75th
Median Household Income # 394 43rd
Per Capita Income # 513 26th

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