Spring Lake, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 2,449 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 1,170  (47.8%)
Females: 1,279  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  48.9 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49456.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,271 (it was $37,889 in 2000)
Spring Lake:

$53,271
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,179 (it was $26,372 in 2000)

Spring Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,599 (it was $107,300 in 2000)
Spring Lake:

$126,599
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $185,497; Detached houses: $203,895; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,524; In 2-unit structures: $56,862; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,505; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,546; Mobile homes: $20,986

Median gross rent in 2013: $686.

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  • Races in Spring Lake, MI (2010)

    Spring Lake races chart
    • 2,21995.5%White alone
    • 411.8%Hispanic
    • 281.2%Two or more races
    • 170.7%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 20.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Spring Lake: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.6%), Dutch (15.0%), English (12.4%), Irish (10.0%), Polish (6.8%), French (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 594 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 2,311 people per square mile   (low).

Spring Lake,MI real estate house value index trend

Spring Lake, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Spring Lake:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spring Lake village:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

67 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This village:

2.7%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Spring Lake, Michigan as of June 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Spring Lake to the number of sex offenders is 61 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,282 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,507 (2.1%)

Spring Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (27.9 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (89.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (114.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ferrysburg, MI (1.1 miles ), Grand Haven, MI (1.3 miles ), Fruitport, MI (2.0 miles ), Norton Shores, MI (2.8 miles ), Muskegon Heights, MI (3.0 miles ), Roosevelt Park, MI (3.0 miles ), Muskegon, MI (3.3 miles ), Wolf Lake, MI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $186,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $369,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $73,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $168,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.08 N, Longitude: 86.19 W

Spring Lake household income distribution Spring Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Spring Lake by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000232334012
per 100,000 0.00.00.036.955.937.454.954.973.80.019.037.7
Robberies 100000001100
per 100,000 17.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.018.519.20.00.0
Assaults 214410501922
per 100,000 35.618.273.173.818.60.091.50.018.5172.738.037.7
Burglaries 12171515262019822141418
per 100,000 213.6309.5274.3276.8484.8374.0347.9146.4406.0268.7265.7338.9
Thefts 131172168104126139765562497356
per 100,000 2,332.23,131.33,071.91,919.22,349.42,599.61,391.41,006.61,144.1940.31,385.51,054.4
Auto thefts 2101221021021
per 100,000 35.6182.018.336.937.318.70.036.618.50.038.018.8
Arson 020132100100
per 100,000 0.036.40.018.555.937.418.30.00.019.20.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 128.6171.8164.6149.2186.7168.2148.0101.3149.8100.7103.9109.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Spring Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Spring Lake, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spring Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Spring 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 14.4 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:

Spring Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 331.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 276.8 miles away from Spring Lake 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 316.2 miles away from the city 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 307.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 199.1 miles away from Spring Lake center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 356.9 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 Ottawa County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spring Lake topographic map

Birthplace of: Winsor McCay - Cartoonist and animator, Jack Sprague - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 8, 1964), Joel DeLass - Soccer player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Spring Lake:

  • NORTH OTTAWA IN HOME CARE NURS (18525 WOODLAND RIDGE DRIVE)
  • NORTH OTTAWA CARE CENTER (18525 WOODLAND RIDGE DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Spring Lake:

  • RIVERSIDE NURSING CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • SANCTUARY AT THE SHORE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • DAVITA - GRAND HAVEN (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • UNIFIED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • RENAL ADVANTAGE - WEST NORTON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • HERITAGE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI)

airports located in Spring Lake:

College/University in Spring Lake:

  • French Academy of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 78; Location: 111 W Exchange St Ste A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.frenchacademy.net)

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

  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 12 miles; Muskegon, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,293)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 13 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 18 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 21 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 28 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Cornerstone University (about 31 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Calvin College (about 33 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)

Public high schools in Spring Lake:

Public elementary/middle schools in Spring Lake:

Private elementary/middle school in Spring Lake:

  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 185, Location: 421 E EXCHANGE ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Spring Lake:

  • SPRING LAKE DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,334,518; Location: 123 EAST EXCHANGE STREET; 57,625 books; 7,109 e-books; 11,311 audio materials; 5,919 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 193 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Spring Lake: River Bend Marina (A), Spring Lake Police Department (B), Spring Lake Township Fire Department Station 3 Central (C), Warner Baird District Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spring Lake include: Saint Mary's Church (A), Christ Community Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Spring Lake Christian Reformed Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Spring Lake include: Tanglewood Park (1), Mill Point Park (2), Central Park (3), Aloys Bilz House Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Craig's Cruisers-South (Arcades & Amusements; 1551 Pontaluna Road).

Hotel: Grand Haven Spring Lake Holiday Inn (940 West Savidge Street).

Ottawa 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 2013 was 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.452. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.452
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.18
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0132. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0132
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.9%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Spring Lake in 2000:

  • 130 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Spring Lake, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Spring Lake (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Ferrysburg Branch at 100 3rd Street, branch established on 1968/10/28. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Spring Lake Branch at 101 West Savidge Street, branch established on 1962/07/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Spring Lake Branch at 123 West Savidge Street, branch established on 1990/11/07. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Michigan average:

11.0

Spring Lake travel time to work - commute Spring Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Spring Lake village (based on Ottawa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,034194
Mainline Protestant41,59764
Catholic24,71011
Other1,84512
None124,615-
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: 35
Ottawa County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Ottawa County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Ottawa County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
Here:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

26.1%
Michigan:

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

10.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spring Lake:

56.8%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Spring Lake:

55.4%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Spring Lake:

28.3
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Spring Lake:

19.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

61.2%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Spring Lake:

78.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spring Lake, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,221$48,8841$1,366
Other Government Administration 1$7,074$84,8880$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$42,896$57,1954$4,209
Police - Other 1$3,350$40,2002$629
Parks and Recreation 4$15,571$46,7130$0
Totals for Government 18$81,112$54,0757$6,204

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($101 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, MI  1.83% ($51,397 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.62% ($30,361)
from Muskegon County, MI  0.61% ($33,127)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.06%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, MI  2.02% ($34,430 average AGI)
to Muskegon County, MI  0.53% ($30,366)
to Allegan County, MI  0.51% ($35,136)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spring Lake:

  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WGVS (850 AM; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGHN (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spring Lake:

  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WBLV (90.3 FM; TWIN LAKE, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Spring Lake:

  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMKG-LP (Channel 38; NORTON SHORES, MI; Owner: KELLEY ENTERPRISES)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Spring Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Spring Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 24,686Total average daily traffic
  • 1,139Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,681Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spring Lake)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Spring Lake, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spring Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Spring Lake)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$109,81111$168,04660$157,6193$90,1978$168,236
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$113,3300$06$114,4481$30,1800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$109,3102$152,73019$183,1622$26,4902$193,635
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$86,5101$206,88011$152,4091$126,0701$127,080
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$271,2601$52,9800$01$139,820

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0211.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$250,1301$211,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$100,9300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$149,5401$243,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$157,590
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0211.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

SPRING LAKE YACHT CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

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

  • LAKE CECELIA RESORT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 43
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Spring Lake

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spring Lake, MI
Most common first names in Spring Lake, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10475.6 years
Robert9772.8 years
William7075.0 years
Dorothy5781.2 years
Mary5678.9 years
Helen5482.1 years
Margaret5083.8 years
George4675.8 years
James4469.9 years
Charles4375.0 years
Most common last names in Spring Lake, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4079.5 years
Johnson3879.5 years
Brown2574.8 years
Dewitt2175.1 years
Anderson1976.6 years
Wilson1974.8 years
Miller1880.0 years
Chittenden1774.8 years
Bolthouse1381.7 years
Ruiter1179.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Spring Lake, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS3

Spring Lake 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Spring Lake on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #54 (49456) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 66 pilots and 31 other airmen in this city.
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  • Todd W. Pastrick (22)
  • Scott Peterson (11)
  • Darin Evans (5)
  • Lawrence F. Leete, Iii (5)
  • Kenneth Harris (4)
  • Dennis V. Rupar (4)
  • Brandon J. Meigs (4)
  • Thomas Johnson (4)
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Total of 169 patent applications in 2008-2016.