Lake Leelanau

Where Strangers are Friends You Haven’t Met

Welcome to Lake Leelanau

Settled on the lake of the same name, Lake Leelanau, is a small town that sits along M-204 at the “narrows” where North and South Lake Leelanau meet. Full of charm and hospitality, Lake Leelanau is the perfect place to experience local libations, quaint shops, and family friendly dining. Boaters will find this town easily accessible as well, with docks to leave your boat and enjoy all that the community has to offer. For those looking for a bigger adventure, follow the lake all the way to Lake Michigan.

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Overview for Lake Leelanau, MI

1,708 people live in Lake Leelanau, where the median age is 49.4 and the average individual income is $44,044. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,708

Total Population

49.4 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$44,044

Average individual Income

Around Lake Leelanau, MI

There's plenty to do around Lake Leelanau, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

39
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
45
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including 45th Parallel Candy World, Fiddleheads Sandwich Shop, and Taqueria Las Lagunas.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 3.18 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.05 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.2 miles 20 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 3.26 miles 18 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.31 miles 75 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.7 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Leelanau, MI

Lake Leelanau has 711 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Leelanau do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,708 people call Lake Leelanau home. The population density is 60.26 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,708

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49.4

Median Age

47.31 / 52.69%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
711

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$44,044

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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