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Leland is a township in Leelanau County, in the Traverse City metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Leland is 45.023N. The longitude is -85.759W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,033.


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Median household income
Local
$46,629
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Leland demographic reports
Leland is on the Carp River
Historic sites and museums: Leelanau Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
The Leland area is a sort of Republican Key West packed full of Reaganite blissninnies smirking over the recent tax cuts.
-- Just Before Dark
Jim Harrison

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25% of Leland residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leland was $27,556, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Leland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Leland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $442.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,017.


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Libraries in Leland include Leland Township Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Leland include Leelanau Enterprise

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

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

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“ The Leland area is a sort of Republican Key West packed full of Reaganite blissninnies smirking over the recent tax cuts. ”
~ Just Before Dark
Jim Harrison

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