Sylvan Lake, MI


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Sylvan Lake is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,720 at the 2010 census. It borders Pontiac, the county seat, northeast.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), or 34.57%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,735 people, 826 households, and 465 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,305.8 per square mile (1,288.2/km²). There were 855 housing units at an average density of 1,629.1 per square mile (634.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.39% White, 1.21% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.81% Asian, and 2.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.