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 1.68 square miles (4.35 km2), of which 1.27 square miles (3.29 km2) is land and 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2) is water.Wolverine Lake is north of Novi.In February 2007 Wolverine Lake and Walled Lake agreed to share police services; Walled Lake took responsibility for dispatch services, and all police operations in Wolverine Lake were moved to Walled Lake.
In June of 2010 Wolverine Lake brought back its own police department, separating from Walled Lake and began to be dispatched by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department. As of the census of 2010, there were 4,312 people, 1,733 households, and 1,214 families living in the village. The population density was 3,395.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,310.9/km2). There were 1,840 housing units at an average density of 1,448.8 per square mile (559.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.9% White, 0.7% African American, 0.4% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.
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