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Caledonia is a village in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
The community name derives from the ancient Roman word for the Scottish Highlands
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Caledonia. For links to other places called Caledonia, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Caledonia is 42.789N. The longitude is -85.516W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,156.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Caledonia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kent County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49316 ZIP code.
21% of Caledonia residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Caledonia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Caledonia was $22,386, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Caledonia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Caledonia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $472. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,034.
Libraries in Caledonia include Caledonia Branch Library ... View libraries
Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Caledonia political report.
The average commute time for Caledonia workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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