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Sylvan Lake is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.
The latitude of Sylvan Lake is 42.611N. The longitude is -83.328W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 955 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,700.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sylvan Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48341 ZIP code.
20% of Sylvan Lake residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sylvan Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sylvan Lake was $48,744, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% of Sylvan Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sylvan Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $667. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,271.
Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sylvan Lake political report.
The average commute time for Sylvan Lake workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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