Canadian Lakes : Michigan

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What it's Like to Retire in Canadian Lakes

Canadian Lakes is an unincorporated resort community in central Michigan. The population is about 2,000. It is not too far from Big Rapids.  The area is very popular with retirees and has a median age of 61. People retire here for the resort atmosphere and the many recreational opportunities such as golf, swimming, boating, fishing.
 

Where to Retire in Canadian Lakes and Home Prices

There is a large resort community here that many retired people live in for part or all of the year.  Housing prices are hard to come by, but in 2013, the median was reported to be just under $120,000.  See Active Communities link at top right.

 

What is special about Canadian Lakes

It has excellent recreational activities and beautiful lakes and woods.
 

What is not special about Canadian Lakes

It is isolated and very cold in winter.
 

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Facts about CANADIAN LAKES
  • State: MI
  • Environment: Rural,Resort Community,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 45-64
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 0 -20
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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