West Traverse township, Michigan

Population In West Traverse township, Michigan

Population1836

In terms of political views, the West Traverse township population skews Republican. The top religion in West Traverse township is Protestant. The top age group is 65-up per census data.

Household Types in West Traverse township, Michigan

  • Singles in West Traverse township 23.0%
  • Married Couples in West Traverse township 77.0%

Age Groups of People Living in West Traverse township, Michigan

  • 18 to 24 year olds 3.4%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 21.4%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 23.0%
  • 65+ year olds 36.3%

Race Diversity in West Traverse township, Michigan

The Race Diversity score in West Traverse township, Michigan is 5.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 0.7%
  • Whites 95.5%
  • Black or African Americans 0.0%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 1.0%
  • Asians 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 3.0%
  • Other 0.2%

The Religion of people living in West Traverse township, Michigan

The primary religious affiliation in West Traverse township, Michigan is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in West Traverse township, Michigan is 16.7Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant18.4%
Catholic17.3%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.9%
Jewish1.0%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion62.4%

Industry and Occupation in West Traverse township, Michigan

The top industry present in West Traverse township, Michigan is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 49.8 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 5.7% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in West Traverse township, Michigan is 58.9.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.4%
  • Construction 7.8%
  • Manufacturing 15.9%
  • Wholesale trade 1.5%
  • Retail trade 10.5%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1.4%
  • Information 1.3%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6.7%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7.5%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 22.1%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 20.1%
  • Other services, except public administration 3.2%
  • Public administration 1.7%

The Occupation Diversity score in West Traverse township, Michigan is 62.8.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 49.8%
  • Service occupations 12.6%
  • Sales and office occupations 16.9%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 5.7%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 15.1%

Average Educational level of people living in West Traverse township,Michigan

87.9% of residents in West Traverse township, Michigan have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 34.5% of residents in West Traverse township, Michigan hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in West Traverse township, Michigan is 65.1.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 1.5%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10.6%
  • Some college or associate's degree 31.5%
  • Bachelor's degree 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree 25.1%