Walled Lake is a smaller suburb of Southwest Oakland County. Coming in with a population of only 7000, the city covers 2.37 square miles, with .19 of that being water. The major body of water located within the city being Walled Lake itself, with a few smaller lakes/ponds scattered about. Walled Lake is bordered on the North by Commerce Township, on the East by West Bloomfield, On the South by Novi, and on the West by Wixom. If you are interested in Real Estate for sale in Walled Lake, head straight to the Walled Lake Real Estate page by clicking the button below, or read on to learn more about The City of Walled Lake.
In recent years Walled Lake has gained more popularity from patrons around Oakland County with events hosted at the Beach Front restaurant Bayside, a downtown outlet mall / flea market in the summer, and several other seasonal events. Historically, Walled Lake is also significant, being former home to stops for the underground railroad & Michigan’s Walled Lake Amusement Park.
Walled Lake Schools
Walled Lake students attend the Walled Lake Consolidated Schools, a very desirable district. The district has 3 high-schools which cover Walled Lake plus areas of West Bloomfield, White Lake, Commerce, & Wixom. The district has 12 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 3 high schools.
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Walled lake has its own Police & Fire located downtown, in the same plaza with the Walled Lake city offices & Walled Lake Library. The Police Department employs 19 sworn officers as well as 12 auxiliary Officers. Their fully staffed fire department, located adjacent to the police department, is centrally located and able to respond to the needs of the city, no matter how big or small. Several community events are held at the city offices including fire prevention and family safety, holiday events, and of course the Summer Farmers Market.
Property taxes in Walled Lake are around 44 Mils for principal residences and 60 Mils for investment property or 2nd homes. This means you will pay $44-$60 per $1,000 of taxable value. For more information on how property taxes work in Michigan please visit my blog post —> How do Property Taxes Work in Michigan
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This information is brought to you by Walled Lake real estate agent Margo Borkin. Data compiled using RealComp, the realtors MLS. Margo Borkin is a member of the National Association of Realtors & the Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors.