Lake Ann, Michigan
|Lake Ann, Michigan|
|Motto: Small, But Friendly|
|• Total||0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)|
|• Land||0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)|
|Elevation||827 ft (252 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||266|
|• Density||595.6/sq mi (230.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0629963|
Lake Ann is a village in Benzie County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 268 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Almira Township. Lake Ann is located 12 miles west of Traverse City a beautiful, year-round resort community in northwest lower Michigan. Lake Ann has public services of a post office, library and a town hall. There are two general stores, a pizzeria and ice cream for food needs. Gathering areas include a village park, township park and a public beach. Lake Ann area is rich in history, wildlife, lakes and natural beauty.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), of which, 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 268 people, 118 households, and 76 families residing in the village. The population density was 595.6 inhabitants per square mile (230.0 /km2). There were 174 housing units at an average density of 386.7 per square mile (149.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.1% White, 0.4% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.4% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.
There were 118 households of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 0.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.80.
The median age in the village was 48.2 years. 16.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 38% were from 45 to 64; and 18.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 276 people, 113 households, and 81 families residing in the village. The population density was 632.9 per square mile (242.2/km²). There were 174 housing units at an average density of 399.0 per square mile (152.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.46% White, 0.72% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.
There were 113 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.84.
In the village the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $42,917, and the median income for a family was $46,944. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,387. None of the families and 4.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.0% of those over 64.
Three churches are located in Lake Ann: Advent Lutheran Church, Lake Ann United Methodist Church, and Woodside Wesleyan Church.
Lake Ann students are served by Lake Ann Elementary School. This schools' mascot is "The Timberwolves." Benzie County Central Middle School and Benzie Central High School attend to the upper grades. Both schools' mascot is "The Huskies."
Lake Ann has a golf course, Mistwood Golf Course. Platte River flows through Lake Ann, its mouth is into Platte Bay of Lake Michigan. Nearby entertainment is found at the Interlochen Arts Center with shows throughout the year put on by the students of the Interlochen Arts Academy students, national and international acts.
Area lodging includes Sleeping Bear Resort, Roelofs Resort and Paradise Hollow Resort. A Christian summer camp is named Lake Ann Camp and Retreat where attendees lodge.
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- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.