Sand Lake, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 538 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 
Males: 251  (46.8%)
Females: 287  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49343.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,736 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Sand Lake:

$41,736
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,690 (it was $14,184 in 2000)

Sand Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $112,292 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Sand Lake:

$112,292
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $114,083; detached houses: $117,691; mobile homes: $65,162

Median gross rent in 2019: $493.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sand Lake: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Sand Lake, MI (2019)
    • 50293.1%White alone
    • 234.3%Hispanic
    • 81.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Sand Lake, Michigan as of December 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sand Lake is 13 to 1.


Crime rates in Sand Lake by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(192.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(587.1)
1
(193.1)
2
(386.8)
1
(194.6)
3
(600.0)
2
(396.8)
3
(585.9)
3
(578.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(189.8)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(978.5)
7
(1,351)
11
(2,128)
7
(1,362)
14
(2,800)
5
(992.1)
8
(1,563)
17
(3,276)
16
(3,059)
17
(3,238)
14
(2,657)
10
(1,880)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(386.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(200.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(192.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(375.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(194.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index80.298.5112.268.1170.067.5103.5341.0122.4129.5119.5105.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sand Lake, MI

Crime rate in Sand Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: American (22.3%), English (19.4%), Dutch (9.7%), Irish (6.3%), European (5.3%), German (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 912 feet

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 733 people per square mile   (low).

Sand Lake, Michigan map

6 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.1%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,750 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,702 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (24.0 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (124.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (149.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pierson, MI (1.5 miles),
Cedar Springs, MI (2.3 miles ),
Howard City, MI (2.8 miles ),
Rockford, MI (3.5 miles ),
Kent City, MI (3.6 miles ),
Sparta, MI (3.6 miles ),
Casnovia, MI (3.8 miles ),
Morley, MI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 43.29 N, Longitude: 85.52 W

Area code: 616

Distribution of median household income in Sand Lake, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sand Lake, MI in 2019
Sand Lake satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Sand Lake, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Sand Lake, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Religious workers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)

Average climate in Sand Lake, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.1. This is about average.

City:

66.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.235. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00613. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00613
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Sand Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Sand Lake village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the village center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sand Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from Sand Lake center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 289.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 356.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 199.5 miles away from Sand Lake center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 332.9 miles away from Sand Lake 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 Kent County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sand Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sand Lake:

  • METRON OF CEDAR SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CEDAR SPRINGS, MI)
  • ACE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HOWARD CITY, MI)
  • RENAL ADVANTAGE - ROCKFORD PARK (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH UNITED MEMORIAL - UNITED CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; GREENVILLE, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH REHAB AND NSG CTRS-UNITED HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GREENVILLE, MI)
  • KELSEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LAKEVIEW, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH REHAB AND NSG CTRS-KELSEY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LAKEVIEW, MI)

Amtrak stations near Sand Lake:

  • 8 miles: HOWARD CITY (130 N. ENSLEY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.
  • 13 miles: ROCKFORD (39 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sand Lake:

  • Cornerstone University (about 22 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 24 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Calvin College (about 26 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Ferris State University (about 28 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 30 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Davenport University (about 31 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 35 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)

Public elementary/middle school in Sand Lake:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sand Lake: Round Lake Campground (A), Sand Lake Police Department (B), Sand Lake Fire Department Station 1 (C), Grant Township Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sand Lake include: Sand Lake United Methodist Church (A), Resurrection Lutheran Church (B), Mary Queen of Apostles Parish (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sand Lake Cemetery (1), Pioneer Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Little Island Lake (A), Island Lake (B), Indian Lake (C), Floyd Lake (D), Chappell Lake (E), Bass Lake (F), Sand Lake (G), Round Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Graham Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Sand Lake: Pioneer Cemetery Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Countryside Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 16761 Shaner Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Dick Terwilliger - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SHORTY'S ICE CREAM & PIZZA LLC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HUGGARD BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH-SAND LK (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

61.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Sand Lake (2011 data):

  • Independent Bank: Sand Lake Branch at 5 Third Street, branch established on 1959/05/25. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Sand Lake:

Marital status in Sand Lake, MI
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sand Lake:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Michigan average:

10.8

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sand Lake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sand Lake, MI (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant141,345354
Catholic114,43737
Mainline Protestant47,892117
Other15,67441
Black Protestant8,45411
Orthodox1,7306
None273,090-
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: 118
Kent County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Kent County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 54
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 130
Kent County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 403
Kent County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Michigan:

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

15.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sand Lake:

44.0%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sand Lake:

12.0%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Sand Lake:

55.2%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sand Lake, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$2,667$32,0040$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,119
Sewerage 0$0 1$401
Firefighters 0$0 23$5,946
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$3,370
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$401
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 5$4,523
Totals for Government 1$2,667$32,00442$16,760

Sand Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $135,000 ($250.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000 ($211.90)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($109.67)
    Police Protection: $56,000 ($104.09)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($76.21)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($74.35)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($22.30)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($18.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($16.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($59.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $8,000 ($14.87)
    Other - General - Other: $6,000 ($11.15)
    Other - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($5.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $10,000 ($18.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($14.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $192,000 ($356.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($7.43)

Sand Lake government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $134,000 ($249.07)
    Sewerage: $118,000 ($219.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $26,000 ($48.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($11.15)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($5.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($120.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $72,000 ($133.83)
    General Local Government Support: $50,000 ($92.94)
    Other: $11,000 ($20.45)
  • Tax - Property: $181,000 ($336.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($5.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($1.86)

Sand Lake government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,408,000 ($2617.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,351,000 ($2511.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000 ($241.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,000 ($135.69)

Sand Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,000 ($72.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $878,000 ($1631.97)

5.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ottawa County, MI  0.93% ($48,138 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.22% ($49,535)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.21% ($41,105)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ottawa County, MI  0.95% ($59,021 average AGI)
to Allegan County, MI  0.27% ($55,112)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.23% ($43,991)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sand Lake:

  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sand Lake:

  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WSCG-FM (106.3 FM; LAKEVIEW, MI; Owner: STAFFORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSHN-FM (100.1 FM; HOLTON, MI; Owner: NOORDYK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBR (102.3 FM; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: MENTOR PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sand Lake:

  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W58CU (Channel 58; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.7mTotal length
  • 57,348Total average daily traffic
  • 6,352Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sand Lake)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rural Route 2 21 Mile Rd & Penny Ave (Lat: 43.279194 Lon: -85.392528), Call Sign: KDM434, Licensee ID: L00045626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2002, Expiration Date: 08/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012, Registrant: Ross Fisk, Rural Route 2 21 Mile Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343, Phone: (616) 984-2868

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sand Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 154PC, N154PC, N-154PC, Serial Number: 27-7554125, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Pilots For Christ Michigan, 890 22 Mile Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343
  • Aircraft: JACKSON RONALD A CHALLENGER II SPEC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 271R, N271R, N-271R, Serial Number: CH 20193 CW 0936, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel B Flachs, 5420 21 Mile Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343
  • Aircraft: MAULE MX-7-180A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31200, N31200, N-31200, Serial Number: 20036C, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/2018
    Registrant (LLC): N7775mw LLC, 16100 Myers Lake Ave, Sand Lake, MI 49343
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36386, N36386, N-36386, Serial Number: 4144, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel B Flachs, 5420 21 Mile Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5631Q, N5631Q, N-5631Q, Serial Number: 3014, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Timothy R Layne, 890 22 Mile Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343, Other Owners: Lori A Layne
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83861, N83861, N-83861, Serial Number: 7AC-2542, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/01/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Milton L Weeks, 16987 Shawano Dr, Sand Lake, MI 49343
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54828, N54828, N-54828, Serial Number: 27-7554125, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Pilots For Christ Michigan, 890 22 Mile Rd, Sand Lake, MI 49343

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$120,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$97,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$66,830
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$63,3101$73,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sand Lake, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sand Lake, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of reported fires - 40 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Sand Lake, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.9%), and Outside Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sand Lake, MI
    • 18247.9%Structure Fires
    • 13034.2%Outside Fires
    • 5514.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 133.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sand Lake, MI
Most common first names in Sand Lake, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3177.8 years
William2871.5 years
Mary1972.8 years
Charles1679.5 years
James1673.2 years
Robert1572.9 years
George1370.2 years
Harold1376.5 years
Richard1271.7 years
Dorothy1278.2 years
Most common last names in Sand Lake, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith974.0 years
Cook776.3 years
Misner770.3 years
Bergman672.3 years
Carr684.8 years
Magoon670.4 years
Flintoff683.3 years
Frandsen676.0 years
Heiss676.8 years
Albrecht581.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sand Lake, MI
  • 82.7%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sand Lake, MI
  • 77.4%Utility gas
  • 19.4%Electricity
  • 3.2%No fuel used


Sand Lake compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Thomas A. Petersen (3)
  • Daniel J. Ketelaar (2)
  • Carl Ralph Kangas (1)
  • Carl R. Kangas (1)
  • Patrick G. Waite (1)
  • Karl A. Reed (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2021.