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Climax is a village in Kalamazoo County, in the Kalamazoo-Portage metro area.
So named because it climaxed the founders' search for a place to settle
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Climax. For links to other places called Climax, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Climax is 42.238N. The longitude is -85.335W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 965 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 767.
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28% of Climax residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Climax ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Climax was $18,658, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Climax residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Climax, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $441. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $874.
Libraries in Climax include Lawrence Memorial Public Library ... View libraries
Kalamazoo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Climax political report.
The average commute time for Climax workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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