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Quick Facts

People and Geography Quick Facts

  • Resident Population:  14,674 (2010 Census); 14,532 (2000 Census)
  • Estimated Daytime Population: 33,050 (2010 Census); 29,798 (2000 Census)
  • The Traverse City Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of four counties in Northern Michigan, anchored by the City of Traverse City. (As of the 2010 Census, the area had a population of 143,372.) 
  • Legal Status: Home Rule Charter City
  • Incorporated: May 18, 1895
  • Land Area: 8.33 square miles 
  • Persons per Square Mile: 1,762.4 persons

Housing Quick Facts

  • 7,358 Housing Units
  • Home-ownership Rate: 60.8%
  • Housing Units in Multi-Unit Structures: 30.9%
  • Median Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units: $182,300
  • Households: 6,487
  • Persons per Household: 2.16
  • Per Capita Money Income in the Past 12 Months: $28,872
  • Median Household Income: $43,759

Business Quick Facts 

  • 3,469 Total Firms 
  • 456,987 Manufacturers Shipments ($1000)
  • 229,146 Merchant Wholesalers Sales ($1000)
  • 361,744 Retail Sales ($1000) 
  • 80,128 Accommodation and Food Service Sales ($1000) 
*All data collected from the 2010 United States Census Bureau  
This page last updated on 1/2/2014.