About This Place
Wolverine Lake is a village in Commerce Township, Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 4,312 at the 2010 census. It is named after the wolverine, from which Michigan acquired its unofficial nickname of Wolverine State.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), or 22.62%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,415 people, 1,671 households, and 1,253 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,391.9 per square mile (1,311.3/km²). There were 1,733 housing units at an average density of 1,331.4 per square mile (514.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.76% White, 0.41% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.04% of the population.