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Detour is a township in Chippewa County, in the Sault Ste. Marie metro area.
The latitude of Detour is 46.008N. The longitude is -84.002W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 894.
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15% of Detour residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Detour ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Detour was $19,984, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Detour residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Detour, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $294. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.
Chippewa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Detour political report.
The average commute time for Detour workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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