Living in Traverse City, MI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Traverse City SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

Traverse City, MI Crime Report

327
Total Crimes
2,092.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-18.54%
Below National Average

Traverse City, MI Cost Of Living

96
Traverse City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Traverse City, Michigan Info Snack

Traverse City (/trævrs sti/ or locally /trævr.sti/) is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Grand Traverse County, although a small portion extends into Leelanau County. It is the largest city in the 21-county Northern Michigan region. The population was 14,674 at the 2010 census, with 143,372 in the Traverse City micropolitan area.
Population
15,474
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
12.2%
Median Home
$240,100
Median Income
$53,871
Median Rent
$888

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Map Of Traverse City, MI

Population over time in Traverse City

Year Population % Change
2017 15,474 -0.5%
2016 15,550 1.0%
2015 15,392 1.5%
2014 15,168 1.1%
2013 15,006 0.4%
2012 14,942 1.6%
2011 14,702 -0.1%
2010 14,711 -0.4%
2009 14,772 -
Crime/100k Traverse City MI USA
Violent Crime 473.4 449.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.5 5.0
Robbery 25.6 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 307.1 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 1618.7 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 172.7 316.6 376.0
Larceny 1401.2 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 44.8 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Traverse City

White
91.9% (14,219)
African American
1.9% (300)
American Indian
1.9% (296)
Asian
0.5% (83)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (7)
Two Or More
2.2% (336)
Hispanic
1.5% (233)
Race Traverse City MI USA
White 91.9% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 1.9% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 1.9% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.5% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Traverse City, Michigan

Less than $10,000
6.9% (107,106)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.6% (86,544)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.9% (168,568)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (162,241)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (204,045)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (268,444)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (174,444)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (225,285)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (65,529)
$200,000 or more
5.5% (85,188)
Income Traverse City MI USA
Less than $10,000 6.9% 6.9% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.6% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.9% 10.1% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.5% 4.8% 7.0%

Gender in Traverse City

Female
50.9% (7,879)
Male
49.1% (7,595)
Gender Traverse City MI USA
Female 50.9% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Traverse City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (309)
High School / GED
19.0% (2,940)
Some College
22.0% (3,404)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,702)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (4,177)
Master's Degree
14.0% (2,166)
Professional Degree
3.0% (464)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (309)
Education Traverse City MI USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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