About This Place
Bear Lake is a village in Manistee County of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 318. The village is located within Bear Lake Township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (6.06%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 318 people, 132 households, and 85 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,011.1 per square mile (396.1/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 511.9 per square mile (200.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.71% White, 1.89% Native American, 2.52% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.72% of the population.