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Port Austin is a village in Huron County.

The community was named after P.C. Austin, lumberman
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Port Austin. For links to other places called Port Austin, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Port Austin is 44.046N. The longitude is -82.994W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 708.


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Median household income
Local
$29,643
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Port Austin demographic reports
Port Austin is at the tip of the Thumb, on Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron
Former and merged names include:
· Byrd's Creek
Local festivals include:
  • Pioneer Day - June 16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Port Austin web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Port Crescent State Park
Historic sites and museums: Sanilac Petroglyphs State Historic Site, Huron City Museums, Point Aux Barque Lighthouse Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Port Austin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Huron 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 48467 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Port Austin residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Austin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Austin was $18,480, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Port Austin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Port Austin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $294.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.


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Libraries in Port Austin include Port Austin Township Library ... View libraries

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

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

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