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Calumet is a village in Houghton County, in the Houghton metro area.

The community name derives from French for ceremonial pipe used by Indian tribes
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Calumet. For links to other places called Calumet, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Calumet is 47.246N. The longitude is -88.453W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,214 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 831.


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Median household income
Local
$17,404
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Calumet demographic reports
Calumet is on the Keweenaw Peninsula of the Upper Peninsula
Former and merged names include:
· Hecla
· Laurium
· Red Jacket
· South Hecla
Once a copper-mining center; founded by the Calumet and Hecla Company
Local foods: pasties
Well-known residents have included:
· James Tolkan, actor
Local festivals include:
  • Pasty Fest - June 29-July 1, 2007
  • Heritage Celebration - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Calumet web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Keweenaw National Historical Park, Coppertown USA Mining Museum Complex, Upper Peninsula Fire Fighters Memorial Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Calumet demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houghton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49913 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Calumet residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Calumet ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Calumet was $12,111, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Calumet residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Calumet include Calumet and Hecla Industrial District, Calumet Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Calumet, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $247.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $563.


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Libraries in Calumet include Calumet Public-School Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Calumet include WBKP.

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Politics

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

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The average commute time for Calumet workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Calumet include Americinn Calumet.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other MI communities named Calumet:
  �Houghton County township

MI communities formerly known as Calumet:
  �Laurium, Houghton County

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