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Albion is a city in Calhoun County, in the Battle Creek metro area.

The community was named after Albion, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Albion. For links to other places called Albion, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Albion is 42.243N. The longitude is -84.753W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 951 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,130.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,245
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Albion demographic reports
Albion is on the Kalamazoo River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 78. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 8.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· M.F.K. Fisher, food writer
Local festivals include:
  • Festival of the Forks - Sept. 21-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Albion web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Kids 'N' Stuff Children's Museum
Colleges and universities: Albion College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Albion demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Calhoun County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Battle Creek area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49224 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Albion residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Albion ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Albion was $14,165, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Albion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Albion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.


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Libraries in Albion include Albion Public Library ... View libraries

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Calhoun County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Albion political report.

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The average commute time for Albion workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Albion include Best Western Albion Inn.

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