Statistics and Facts of Sylvan Lake Michigan
Population (year 2000): 1,735. Estimated population in July 2006: 1,663 (-4.1% change)
Males: 852 (49.1%)
Females: 883 (50.9%)
Median resident age: 40.3 years
Michigan median age: 35.5 years
Zip codes: 48320.
Estimated median household income in 2005: $74,300 (it was $71,875 in 2000)
Sylvan Lake $74,300
Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $229,600 (it was $182,100 in 2000)
Sylvan Lake $229,600
Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (17.3%), English (16.0%), French (7.8%), Italian (6.9%), United States (5.5%).
Elevation: 950 feet
Land area: 0.52 square miles. Population density: 3192 people per square mile (average).
For population 25 years and over in Sylvan Lake
High school or higher: 95.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
Graduate or professional degree: 22.3%
Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Sylvan Lake city
Never married: 20.1%
Now married: 62.0%
98 residents are foreign born.
This city: 5.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sylvan Lake: 1.1% ($1,952)
Michigan: 1.3% ($1,461)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pontiac, MI (3.4 miles, pop. 66,337).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (22.3 miles, pop. 951,270).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (303.5 miles, pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Keego Harbor, MI (0.9 miles), Pontiac, MI (3.4 miles), Orchard Lake Village, MI (4.0 miles), Waterford, MI (4.5 miles), West Bloomfield Township, MI (4.6 miles), Bloomfield Township, MI (5.2 miles), Lake Angelus, MI (5.3 miles), Bloomfield Hills, MI (6.6 miles).
Latitude: 42.61 N, Longitude: 83.33 W
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here: 2.39
US city average: 3.00
Hospitals/medical centers near Sylvan Lake:
NORTH OAKLAND MEDICAL CENTERS (about 4 miles; PONTIAC, MI)
PONTIAC OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PONTIAC, MI)
SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-PONTIAC (about 4 miles; PONTIAC, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sylvan Lake:
OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 7 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
DETROIT CITY (about 28 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 29 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sylvan Lake:
OAKLAND/TROY (about 13 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
CANTON-PLYMOUTH-METTETAL (about 20 miles; PLYMOUTH, MI; ID: 1D2)
OAKLAND SOUTHWEST (about 22 miles; NEW HUDSON, MI; ID: Y47)
Amtrak stations near Sylvan Lake:
3 miles: PONTIAC (1600 WIDE TRACK DR.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
11 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
16 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website: www.sylvanlake.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sylvan Lake:
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 8 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,634)
OAKLAND UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; ROCHESTER HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,424)
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 13 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 14 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 4,780)
MADONNA UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 2,431)
HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 6,572)
Average household size:
This city: 2.1 people
Michigan: 2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
This city: 56.3%
Whole state: 68.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city: 4.2%
Whole state: 5.3%
Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 2.0%
Whole state: 10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 1.1%
Whole state: 4.8%