Population: 5,885

Male 62% Female 38%
Married 53%
Single 47%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Freeland has a very low population density. Freeland is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

880 Freeland
27,441 New York

City Info

Freeland, MI is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Freeland has a population density of 880, with 5,885 current residents.

Out of the 5,885 current residents, 62% are male and 38% are female. 53% of the residents are married and 47% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 47% Sun
  • 31% Rain
  • 44% Snow


49°F average temperature

  • 24 years Median home age
  • $141,080 Median home price
  • -1.38% Home appreciation rate
  • 12.95% Annual property tax
  • 72.7%
    Homes owned
  • 15.8%
    Homes rented
  • 11.5%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Freeland, the air quality is 82% and the weather, on average, is 47% sunny, 31% rainy, and 44% snowy. The average temperature is 49°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Freeland, you should know that 72.7% of homes are owned while 15.8% of homes are rented, and 11.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $141,080, the median age of homes is 24 years, the annual home appreciation is -1.38% and the annual property tax is 12.95%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Freeland, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Freeland’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Freeland is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 57.80% Democratic, 40.49% Republican, and 1.71% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:19


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 88%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 14%
    Bachelors degree
  • 9%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Freeland, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 12.60% of residents are unemployed in Freeland (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Freeland residents: 11.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 27.84% are in the arts and sciences field, 11.5% are in the customer service field, 30.2% are in the sales field, 0.39% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.3% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 7.9% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:19. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 88.14%, 6.72% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.02% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 8.69% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Freeland, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Freeland have a few different options. 93% of commuters use their own cars, 4% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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