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Charlevoix is a city in Charlevoix County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after French missionary P.F. X. de Charlevoix
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Charlevoix. For links to other places called Charlevoix, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Charlevoix is 45.318N. The longitude is -85.258W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,851.


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Median household income
Local
$35,284
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Charlevoix demographic reports
Charlevoix is on Lake Michigan and Lake Charlevoix
Former and merged names include:
· Pine River
Once a lumber center
Local festivals include:
  • Apple Festival - Oct. 12-14, 2007
  • Venetian Festival - July 22-28, 2007
  • Fiber Arts Festival - July 28-29, 2007
  • Waterfront Art Fair - Aug. 11-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Charlevoix web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Fisherman's Island State Park
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 Charlevoix demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Charlevoix 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 49720 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Charlevoix residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Charlevoix ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Charlevoix was $21,319, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Charlevoix residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Charlevoix, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $392.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $809.


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

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

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The average commute time for Charlevoix workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Charlevoix include Americinn Charlevoix, Edgewater Inn, Inn at Grey Gables, Lodge, Pointes Inn North, Sleep Inn Charlevoix, Weathervane Terrace Inn & Suites.

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