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East Tawas is a city in Iosco County.

The community was named after Indian chief

The latitude of East Tawas is 44.279N. The longitude is -83.49W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,864.


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Median household income
Local
$30,229
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our East Tawas demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Tawas Beach
The many fishing shanties built on frozen Tawas Bay each winter are collectively called "Perchville, USA"
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.5 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Iosco County Historical Museum

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24% of East Tawas residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Tawas ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Tawas was $17,168, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of East Tawas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in East Tawas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $741.


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Libraries in East Tawas include East Tawas Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in East Tawas include Iosco County News-Herald

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

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The average commute time for East Tawas workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in East Tawas include Holiday Inn East.

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