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Elk Rapids is a township in Antrim County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Elk Rapids. For links to other places called Elk Rapids, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elk Rapids is 44.895N. The longitude is -85.398W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,741.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elk Rapids demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Antrim County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49629 ZIP code.
23% of Elk Rapids residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elk Rapids ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elk Rapids was $21,970, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Elk Rapids residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elk Rapids, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $415. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $960.
Newspapers in Elk Rapids include Elk Rapids Town Meeting
Antrim County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elk Rapids political report.
The average commute time for Elk Rapids workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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