Spring Lake, MI Profile: Facts & 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, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 2,519
Population in Households 2,513
Population in Familes 1,934
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 2,136
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $56,604
Average Household Income $77,023
Per Capita Income $35,055


Total Housing Units 1,419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 853 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 315 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 251 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $157,331
Average Home Value $200,322


Total Households 1,168
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 696
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.99% 1.09%
Households 1.1% 1.14%
Families 1.12% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

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, 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 # 264 62nd
Population Density # 127 82nd
Diversity Index # 469 33rd
Median Household Income # 168 76th
Per Capita Income # 103 85th

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