Lost Lake Woods, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 312.
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
Males: 167  (53.8%)
Females: 145  (46.2%)
Median resident age:

68.6 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48742.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,824 (it was $32,361 in 2000)
Lost Lake Woods:

$60,824
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,986 (it was $22,546 in 2000)

Lost Lake Woods CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $156,571 (it was $88,500 in 2000)
Lost Lake Woods:

$156,571
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $173,125; detached houses: $173,094
March 2019 cost of living index in Lost Lake Woods: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.9%
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Ancestries: French Canadian (21.8%), German (14.9%), American (12.8%), Polish (11.7%), English (8.5%), European (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 5.00 square miles.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (very low).

Lost Lake Woods, Michigan map

6 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,418 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,317 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (97.5 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (166.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (295.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lincoln, MI (2.5 miles ),
Hubbard Lake, MI (2.7 miles ),
Ossineke, MI (3.1 miles ),
Harrisville, MI (3.3 miles ),
Alpena, MI (4.5 miles ),
Oscoda, MI (5.0 miles ),
Au Sable, MI (5.1 miles ),
Hillman, MI (5.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.78 N, Longitude: 83.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 989

Distribution of median household income in Lost Lake Woods, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lost Lake Woods, MI in 2019

Lost Lake Woods satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Lost Lake Woods, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Machinery (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (15.6%)
  • Machinery (12.5%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Paper (6.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Social assistance (15.2%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.1%)
  • Retail florists (9.1%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (9.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.1%)
Most common occupations in Lost Lake Woods, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.3%)
  • Top executives (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (18.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (15.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (18.2%)
  • Registered nurses (9.1%)
  • Art and design workers (9.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other financial specialists (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)

Average climate in Lost Lake Woods, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Lost Lake Woods-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Lost Lake Woods place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1991, a category F3 tornado 10.8 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lost Lake Woods-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 89% 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 274.0 miles away from Lost Lake Woods center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 247.6 miles away from the city center
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 202.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 297.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 452.5 miles away from Lost Lake Woods center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alcona County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lost Lake Woods topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lost Lake Woods:

  • LINCOLN HAVEN HEALTHCARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LINCOLN, MI)
  • LINCOLN HAVEN NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LINCOLN, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lost Lake Woods:

  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 87 miles; Harrison, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,653)
  • Delta College (about 89 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 89 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 91 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 106 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Central Michigan University (about 106 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Mott Community College (about 123 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lost Lake Woods Golf Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Alcona County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.8 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Lost Lake Woods:

Marital status in Lost Lake Woods, MI
  • Never married: 4.0%
  • Now married: 72.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lost Lake Woods:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lost Lake Woods, MI (based on Alcona County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,14811
Catholic7994
Evangelical Protestant75610
Other1681
None8,071-
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: 3
Alcona County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Alcona County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Alcona County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Alcona County:

11.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Michigan:

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

13.1%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.0%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lost Lake Woods:

16.4%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lost Lake Woods:

5.3%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

40.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

52.1%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Lost Lake Woods:

77.4%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lost Lake Woods, MI Residents

7.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Iosco County, MI  1.71% ($34,625 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MI  0.71% ($40,700)
from Oakland County, MI  0.66% ($63,071)


5.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Iosco County, MI  1.06% ($25,841 average AGI)
to Alpena County, MI  0.80% ($33,970)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lost Lake Woods:

  • 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)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WATZ (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lost Lake Woods:

  • WATZ-FM (99.3 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WCMB-FM (95.7 FM; OSCODA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WJOJ (89.7 FM; HARRISVILLE, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • WHSB (107.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)
  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJC (104.7 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKJZ (94.9 FM; HILLMAN, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQLB (103.3 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lost Lake Woods:

  • WBKB-TV (Channel 11; ALPENA, MI; Owner: THUNDER BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION.)
  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W31BO (Channel 31; ALPENA, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lost Lake Woods, MI
  • 85.8%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lost Lake Woods, MI
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Lost Lake Woods compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lost Lake Woods on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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