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Cascade is a charter township in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.

The latitude of Cascade is 42.912N. The longitude is -85.498W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,107.


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Median household income
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$87,290
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cascade demographic reports
Cascade is on the Thornapple River
Year founded: 1848
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread

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19% of Cascade residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cascade ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cascade was $39,470, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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55% of Cascade residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cascade, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $817.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,563.


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

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The average commute time for Cascade workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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