Interlochen, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 583.
Males: 236  (40.6%)
Females: 347  (59.4%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,532
Interlochen:

$58,532
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,670

Interlochen CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $212,300
Interlochen:

$212,300
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $110,526; Detached houses: $129,688; Mobile homes: $65,359

Median gross rent in 2016: $757.

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  • Races in Interlochen, MI (2010)

    Interlochen races chart
    • 54793.8%White alone
    • 132.2%American Indian alone
    • 111.9%Hispanic
    • 81.4%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Interlochen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Interlochen: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (31.1%), American (23.3%), Swedish (15.6%), English (13.3%), German (8.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 841 feet

For population 25 years and over in Interlochen:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Interlochen CDP:

  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 27.7%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Interlochen, Michigan as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Interlochen to the number of sex offenders is 14 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (111.1 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (155.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bendon, MI (1.9 miles ), Grawn, MI (2.0 miles ), Chums Corner, MI (2.4 miles ), Hardwood Acres, MI (2.4 miles ), Lake Ann, MI (2.6 miles ), Nessen City, MI (3.2 miles) , Buckley, MI (3.3 miles ), Traverse City, MI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 44.64 N, Longitude: 85.77 W

Area code: 231

Interlochen household income distribution Interlochen home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (42%)
  • Construction (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Material moving occupations (29%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (33%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Interlochen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Interlochen-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Interlochen place center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Interlochen-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 348.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 313.6 miles away from Interlochen center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 292.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 140.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 271.2 miles away from Interlochen center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 312.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grand Traverse County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Interlochen:

  • MICHIGAN HOME HEALTH CARE,INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • BORTZ HEALTH CARE OF TRAVERSE CITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • TRAVERSE GERIATRIC VILLIAGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • MUNSON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • GRAND TRAVERSE MCF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • MUNSON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)
  • MUNSON HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; TRAVERSE CITY, MI)

airports located in Interlochen:

Amtrak stations near Interlochen:

  • 10 miles: TRAVERSE CITY (3233 CASS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 11 miles: BUCKLEY (102 WEXFORD AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 17 miles: MESICK (HWY. 115 AT HWY. 37) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Interlochen:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 13 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Ferris State University (about 68 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 69 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 88 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 99 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 100 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 103 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)

Public elementary/middle schools in Interlochen:

See full list of schools located in Interlochen

Library in Interlochen:

  • INTERLOCHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $187,330; Location: 9700 RILEY ROAD; 27,254 books; 266 e-books; 2,059 audio materials; 1,027 video materials; 82 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Interlochen: Interlochen Public Library (A), Green Lake Township Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Interlochen: Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Mud Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Fun Country (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9320 US31 South), Ellis Lake Resort (Tours & Charters; 8440 US31 South).

Grand Traverse County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 39.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.9%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Interlochen (2011 data):

  • Northwestern Bank: Interlochen Branch at 2112 M-137, branch established on 1972/06/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $867.7 mil, Deposits: $784.0 mil, headquarters in Traverse City, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Michigan average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Interlochen CDP (based on Grand Traverse County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,9697
Evangelical Protestant10,73946
Mainline Protestant8,11319
Other1,3739
Orthodox701
None52,722-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Grand Traverse County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Grand Traverse County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Grand Traverse County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

9.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grand Traverse County:

26.9%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

13.4%

7.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Leelanau County, MI  1.03% ($32,524 average AGI)
from Benzie County, MI  0.46% ($26,232)
from Wexford County, MI  0.34% ($26,947)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($286 average AGI)
Grand Traverse County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Leelanau County, MI  0.56% ($38,620 average AGI)
to Benzie County, MI  0.37% ($27,114)
to Kent County, MI  0.29% ($25,959)

Strongest AM radio stations in Interlochen:

  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WLJN (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELMWOOD TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Interlochen:

  • WKVK (100.7 FM; HONOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • W201CM (88.1 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGFN (98.1 FM; GLEN ARBOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJZJ (95.5 FM; GLEN ARBOR, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; LELAND, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WBNZ (99.3 FM; FRANKFORT, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOUF (92.1 FM; BEULAH, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; HARRIETTA, MI; Owner: CADILLAC BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCUZ (100.1 FM; BEAR LAKE, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Interlochen:

  • W68DD (Channel 68; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CQ (Channel 62; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CU (Channel 25; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: EDWARD J. HESS AND/OR MADGE E. HESS)
  • W36BZ (Channel 36; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W56DF (Channel 56; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W15BM (Channel 15; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CE (Channel 34; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48CC (Channel 48; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CP (Channel 52; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58CN (Channel 58; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CX (Channel 66; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W54CR (Channel 54; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Interlochen)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Saint Johns Road (Lat: 44.642500 Lon: -85.823694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 145 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPQD480
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, 851.950 MHz, 852.425 MHz, 852.900 MHz, 853.875 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2015, Expiration Date: 06/01/2025, Certifier: Harry WarnerRegistrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:
  • 3 Km S Of Us 31 On Hwy M137 (Lat: 44.635278 Lon: -85.764722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 136.5 m, Overall height: 138.6 m, Call Sign: WQNJ298
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.355 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/22/2021, Certifier: Jason J TorreyRegistrant: Radio North, 2682 Garfield Rd N Suit 22, Traverse City, MI 49684, Phone: (231) 929-2934, Fax: (231) 929-4580, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Interlochen)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Interlochen)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Interlochen and their reported violations in the past:

INTERLOCHEN GOLF COURSE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
INTERLOCHEN BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2007)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
REDEEMER FELLOWSHIP HALL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Interlochen that have no violations reported:

  • INTERLOCHEN EAGLES CAMPGROUND (Address: 20724 HONOR HIGHWAY , Population served: 264, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOFBRAU BAR, THE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INTERLOCHEN FOE 3503 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Interlochen

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Interlochen, MI
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Interlochen compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 18 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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