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Best Places To Live In Elk Rapids, MI

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  • Elk Rapids, MI
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 1,574
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score72
  • Bellaire, MI
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 877
71
  • Traverse City, MI
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,392
  • NW Michigan long ago attracted Chicago folks with money. Detoit's blue collar headed for Oscoda. Traverse feels bigger than the population. Traffic in season is a pain. There are overpriced dining spots
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  • Leland, MI
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 353
71
  • Omena, MI
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 236
70
  • Suttons Bay, MI
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 540
68
  • Lake Leelanau, MI
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 206
67
  • Chums Corner, MI
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,353
67
  • Greilickville, MI
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,905
65
  • Eastport, MI
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 231
64
  • Central Lake, MI
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,018
62
  • Mancelona, MI
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,360
62
  • Alden, MI
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 99
62
  • East Jordan, MI
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,335
62
  • Northport, MI
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 556
61
  • Rapid City, MI
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,768
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  • Kalkaska, MI
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,162
60
  • Ellsworth, MI
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 340
59
  • South Boardman, MI
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 554
58
  • Manistee Lake, MI
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 353
57
  • Interlochen, MI
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 471
56
  • Cedar, MI
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 81
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  • Grawn, MI
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 812

Listed above are the best places to live in Elk Rapids, MI for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Elk Rapids, MI, followed by the best places to live near Elk Rapids, MI, sorted by Livability Score.

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