Glen Arbor, Michigan

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Glen Arbor, Michigan
Census-designated place
Glen Arbor, Michigan is located in Michigan
Glen Arbor, Michigan
Glen Arbor, Michigan
Glen Arbor, Michigan is located in the US
Glen Arbor, Michigan
Glen Arbor, Michigan
Coordinates: 44°53′51″N 85°59′07″W / 44.89750°N 85.98528°W / 44.89750; -85.98528Coordinates: 44°53′51″N 85°59′07″W / 44.89750°N 85.98528°W / 44.89750; -85.98528
Country United States
State Michigan
County Leelanau
 • Total 1.044 sq mi (2.70 km2)
 • Land 1.028 sq mi (2.66 km2)
 • Water 0.016 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation 591 ft (180 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 229
 • Density 220/sq mi (85/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49636
Area code(s) 231
GNIS feature ID 626870[2]

Glen Arbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Glen Arbor Township, Leelanau County, Michigan, United States. Its population was 229 as of the 2010 census.[1] The community is located along M-22 and the Lake Michigan shore. Glen Arbor has a post office with ZIP code 49636.[3][4]


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 1.044 square miles (2.70 km2), of which 1.028 square miles (2.66 km2) is land and 0.016 square miles (0.041 km2) is water.[1]


As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 229 people residing in the township. The population density was 27.6 per square mile (10.6/km²). There were 1,617 housing units at an average density of 56.6 per square mile (21.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.69% White, 0.44% African American, 0.44% Asian, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.31% of the population.

The gender gap of the town was almost split evenly with females accounting for 53.71% and males for 46.29% of the population.

In the township the population was spread out with 11.79% under the age of 18, 45.85% from 18 to 64, and 42.36% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,719, and the median income for a family was $58,571. Males had a median income of $35,114 versus $30,179 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,070. About 1.5% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.