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Leelanau County
  • County in Michigan

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Housing
    grade B+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade A minus
  7. Weather
    grade C
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Leelanau County is located in Michigan with a population of 21,652. In Leelanau County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Leelanau County and residents tend to lean conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$268,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$959
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    30%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Leelanau County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,249
National
$62,843

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