Spring Lake, Michigan

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Population in 2022: 2,532 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 1,152  (45.5%)
Females: 1,380  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

55.5 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 49456.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $73,285 (it was $37,889 in 2000)
Spring Lake:

$73,285
MI:

$66,986

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $54,467 (it was $26,372 in 2000)

Spring Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $307,505 (it was $107,300 in 2000)
Spring Lake:

$307,505
MI:

$224,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $322,488; detached houses: $323,480; townhouses or other attached units: $327,604; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,692

Median gross rent in 2022: $735.

March 2022 cost of living index in Spring Lake: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 6.3%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 39.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Spring Lake, MI (2022)
    • 2,38292.7%White alone
    • 973.8%Two or more races
    • 321.2%Asian alone
    • 230.9%Hispanic
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Spring Lake, Michigan as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Spring Lake is 55 to 1.


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Ancestries: Dutch (24.9%), English (14.1%), German (12.8%), American (10.1%), Polish (4.8%), Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 594 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 2,389 people per square mile   (low).

Spring Lake, Michigan map

49 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,690 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,891 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.08 N, Longitude: 86.19 W

Distribution of median household income in Spring Lake, MI in 2022
Distribution of house value in Spring Lake, MI in 2022
Spring Lake satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 2 buildings, average cost: $320,000
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $528,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $327,700
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $196,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $485,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $73,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $369,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $186,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Spring Lake, MI residents
Average permit cost in Spring Lake, MI
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.7%
Michigan:

3.5%
Historical population in Spring Lake, MI
Historical housing units in Spring Lake, MI
Most common industries in Spring Lake, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.9%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Spring Lake, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Engineers (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Spring Lake, Michigan

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Spring Lake, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 98.3. This is worse than average.

City:

98.3
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2020 was 4.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.71
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.452. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.452
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 7.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0132
U.S.:

0.0093

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 significantly above Michigan state average. It is 21% 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 69.9 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, 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 Spring 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 307.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 199.1 miles away from Spring 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 Ottawa County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spring Lake topographic map

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)
See full list of schools located in Spring Lake

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Spring Lake:

Marital status in Spring Lake, MI
  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Spring Lake:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Michigan average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Spring Lake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Ottawa County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

8.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

26.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

10.7%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spring Lake:

55.5%
State:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Spring Lake:

53.6%
State:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Spring Lake:

28.5
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Spring Lake:

19.8%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

59.8%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Spring Lake:

77.5%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spring Lake, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$59,840$65,2805$10,641
Parks and Recreation 4$21,722$65,1660$0
Financial Administration 3$17,049$68,1961$3,453
Police - Other 1$4,673$56,0763$1,590
Other Government Administration 1$9,868$118,4160$0
Totals for Government 20$113,152$67,8919$15,684

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $834,000 ($329.38)
    Police Protection: $469,000 ($185.23)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($110.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $267,000 ($105.45)
    Financial Administration: $164,000 ($64.77)
    Central Staff Services: $161,000 ($63.59)
    General Public Buildings: $96,000 ($37.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $69,000 ($27.25)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($16.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($9.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $423,000 ($167.06)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $215,000 ($84.91)
    Other - Financial Administration: $112,000 ($44.23)
    Other - General - Other: $105,000 ($41.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $181,000 ($71.48)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($32.39)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($14.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $467,000 ($184.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($11.45)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $381,000 ($150.47)
    Other: $95,000 ($37.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000 ($20.14)
    Highways: $45,000 ($17.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $174,000 ($68.72)
    Donations From Private Sources: $150,000 ($59.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $51,000 ($20.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($6.32)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($5.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $485,000 ($191.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $237,000 ($93.60)
    General Local Government Support: $196,000 ($77.41)
    Other: $97,000 ($38.31)
  • Tax - Property: $1,560,000 ($616.11)
    Other License: $127,000 ($50.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $76,000 ($30.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,345,000 ($531.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,137,000 ($449.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,000 ($89.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($7.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,672,000 ($1055.29)
Businesses in Spring Lake, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS3

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; 0 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 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Spring Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.1mTotal length
  • 25,205Total average daily traffic
  • 1,449Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,601Total 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: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Spring Lake, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (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: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spring Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Spring Lake)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (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 in Spring Lake, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spring Lake, MI - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 37. The highest number of reported fires - 62 took place in 2004, and the least - 13 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Spring Lake, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Spring Lake, MI
    • 29246.7%Structure Fires
    • 18129.0%Outside Fires
    • 9915.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 538.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spring Lake, MI
  • 94.1%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spring Lake, MI
  • 60.8%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 15.7%Other fuel


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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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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Total of 184 patent applications in 2008-2024.