Traverse City Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Traverse City, MI

General Traverse City Information

State: Michigan

County: Grand Traverse County

Close cities: Cedar, MI, Acme, MI, Grawn, MI, Maple City, MI, Lake Ann, MI, Williamsburg, MI, Greilickville, MI, Interlochen, MI, Traverse City, MI

Traverse City Population (census data)
Total 14,339 (-1.6% since 2000)
Male 6,810 (47.5%)
Female 7,529 (52.5%)

Population Density: 1,706 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.4 (US Avg is 100)

Traverse City Elevation: 599 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.41 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,136

Zip Codes: 49685, 49686, 49684, and 49696.

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Traverse City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (25.8%)
  • Irish (16.5%)
  • English (16.0%)
  • Polish (8.9%)
  • French (5.5%)
  • Dutch (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 391 people (2.7%)
  • Europe (57.1%)
  • Asia (42.9%)

Local Traverse City Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions
NBA Basketball: Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Sports: Michigan State University, Central Michigan University

Traverse City School Information

High Schools
Central High School (1150 Milliken Drive, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Traverse City East Junior High School (1776 N Three Mile Road, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Traverse City High School (3962 N Three Mile Road, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Traverse City West High School (5376 N Long Lake Road, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Traverse City West Junior High School (3950 W Silver Lake Road, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Blair Elementary School (1625 Sawyer Road, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Cherry Knoll Elementary School (1800 N Three Mile Road, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Courtade Elementary School (1111 Rasho Road, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Eastern Elementary School (1600 Eastern Avenue, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Glenn Loomis Elementary School (1009 South Oak Street, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Long Lake Elementary School (7738 N Long Lake Road, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Norris Elementary School (10781 East Cherry Bend Road, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Silver Lake Elementary School (5858 Culver Road, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
TBA Central Elementary School (301 West 7th, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse Bay Area ISD District)
Traverse Heights Elementary School (933 Rose Street, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Westwoods Elementary School (1500 Fisher Road, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Willow Hill Elementary School (1250 Hill Street, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Adult Work Center (880 Parsons Road, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse Bay Area ISD District)
Central Grade School (301 W Seventh Street, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Cherry Knoll Children's Center (1800 N Three Mile Road, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse Bay Area ISD District)
Grand Traverse Academy (1245 E Hammond Road, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Grand Traverse Academy District)
New Campus Center (1100 Silver Drive, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse Bay Area ISD District)
Old Mission Peninsula School (2075 Cass Road, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Tcaps Montessori School (301 West Seventh Street, Traverse City, MI, 49684 - Traverse City Area Public Schools District)
Traverse Bay Community School (7224 Supply Road, Traverse City, MI, 49686 - Traverse Bay Community School District)

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