What you need to know about Traverse City, MI
Traverse City, the Cherry Capital of the World, is the largest producer of tart cherries in the United States. This Top 100 Small Town also has a thriving wine industry, award-winning restaurants and plenty to do. Tourism is one of the city's largest industries, and activities include seasonal recreation and festivals, and the popular Sleeping Bear Dunes draws in more than a million visitors annually.
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Artisan Culture in Traverse City
"For nearly a century artists, craftsmen and musicians have made their homes in and around Traverse City, giving this small community a surprisingly rich cultural life and providing almost endless opportunities for shopping and browsing in the region’s many galleries and studios. Traverse City’s picturesque, tree-shaded downtown has over 150 unique galleries, boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants, but lots of people come just to enjoy the ambience and do a bit of people-watching."
-Michael Norton, Media Relations Director for the Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau
Ready to move to Traverse City? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Traverse City.
Median Home Price
Higher than the state average
The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Traverse City rates.
Median Household Income
Lower than the national average
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Traverse City.
55-64 Years old
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Traverse City.