Traverse City Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work Median Income By Zipcode

Traverse City Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 15,570 0.6%
Male Population 7,446 -2.0%
Female Population 8,124 3.1%
Male Population 47.82 %
Female Population 52.18 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 41.4 -2.4%
Citizen US Born 14,912 -0.1%
Citizen not US Born 446 1.8%
Not Citizen 212 89.3%
Citizen US Born 95.77 %
Citizen not US Born 2.86 %
Not Citizen 1.36 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 27 -18.2%
Moved from Same Country 1,291 -5.7%
Moved from Same State 1,128 6.6%
Moved from Different State 406 -18.3%
Same House as Last Year 12,551 2.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.18 %
Moved from Same Country 8.38 %
Moved from Same State 7.32 %
Moved from Different State 2.64 %
Same House as Last Year 81.48 %

Occupational Employment in Traverse City top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 6,692 -1.3%
Blue Collar 1,317 2.3%
White Collar 83.56 %
Blue Collar 16.44 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,188 -6.6%
Private Companies 5,241 2.3%
Governmental Workers 667 15.8%
Not for Profit Companies 913 -16.5%
Self Employees 14.83 %
Private Companies 65.44 %
Governmental Workers 8.33 %
Not for Profit Companies 11.4 %

Number of Households in Traverse City top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 6,781 -1.0%
Average People Per Household 2 1.9%
Family Households 3,644 -0.8%
Non-family Households 3,137 -1.1%
Family Households 53.74 %
Non-family Households 46.26 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,523 5.2%
Households without Children 5,258 -2.6%
Households with Children 22.46 %
Households without Children 77.54 %

Median and Average Income in Traverse City top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $83,652.00 5.3%
Median Household Income $57,076.00 6.0%
People below Poverty Level 1,747 -3.6%
People above Poverty Level 12,996 1.9%

Housing in Traverse City top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 7,423 -1.4%
Median Year Built 1958 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 2,657 4.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 380 -18.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 874 -6.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 613 0.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 853 -5.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 427 -22.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 512 -11.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 691 6.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 416 43.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 6,781 -1.0%
Owner Occupied 4,201 -0.6%
Renter Occupied 2,580 -1.6%
Owner Occupied 61.95 %
Renter Occupied 38.05 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,675 -0.1%
Without Mortgage 1,526 -1.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $269,200.00 9.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $258,400.00 12.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,001.00 3.4%
With Mortgage 63.68 %
Without Mortgage 36.32 %

Traverse City Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 90 -14.3%
Some High School 3,130 11.3%
Some College 3,413 -9.2%
Associate Degree 1,168 -16.2%
Bachelor's Degree 3,413 5.4%
Graduate Degree 1,889 -8.0%
No High School 0.7 %
Some High School 24.51 %
Some College 24.12 %
Associate Degree 9.15 %
Bachelor's Degree 26.72 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Traverse City top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 4,436 -0.5%
Married 5,889 -0.7%
Separated 94 8.1%
Widowed 973 8.8%
Divorced 2,021 0.3%
Never Married 33.31 %
Married 44.22 %
Separated 0.71 %
Widowed 7.31 %
Divorced 15.17 %

Means of Transport to Work in Traverse City top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,039 -2.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 356 36.9%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 0 N/A
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 250 18.5%
Motorcycle 9 -18.2%
TaxiCab 0 N/A
Walk 650 -6.9%

Median and Average Household income in Traverse City by Zipcode top

ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
49684 40,681 16,815 $61,482.00 $83,280.00
49686 33,459 14,054 $65,148.00 $89,076.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 49684 49686

Recently added listings in Traverse City top

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Traverse City is an area in Grand Traverse County,Michigan with a population of 15,570. There are 7,446 male residents living in Traverse City and 8,124 female residents. The total number of households is 6,781 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 41 with 5,889 people being married and 7,524 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 83.56% white collar employees and 16.44% blue collar employees in Traverse City..
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