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Mackinac Bridge, photo taken at Bridge View Park
Mackinac Bridge, photo taken at Bridge View Park
Date taken: 8/8/2006
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Departure point for Mackinac Island

Saint Ignace is a city in Mackinac County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Saint Ignace. For links to other places called Saint Ignace, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Saint Ignace is 45.868N. The longitude is -84.727W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,535.


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Median household income
Local
$34,447
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saint Ignace demographic reports
Saint Ignace is on the Straits of Mackinac
Father Jacques Marquette established a mission here in 1671. Developed in the 19th century as a lumber and fishing town

The local economy was bolstered by the opening of the Mackinac Bridge in 1957

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Autumn Apple Days - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Saint Ignace web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Straits State Park
Historic sites and museums: Father Marquette National Memorial and Museum, Maritime Shipwreck Museum, Museum of Ojibwa Culture, Museum Ship Maple, Fort de Buade Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Saint Ignace demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mackinac 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 49781 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Saint Ignace residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saint Ignace ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saint Ignace was $17,340, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Saint Ignace residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Saint Ignace, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $806.


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Libraries in Saint Ignace include Saint Ignace Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Saint Ignace include Saint Ignace News

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Mackinac County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saint Ignace political report.

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The average commute time for Saint Ignace workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Saint Ignace include Best Western Harbour Pointe Lakefront, Comfort Inn Beachside, Days Inn, Days Inn Lakefront & Suites, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Straits Breeze, Holiday Inn Express, Rodeway Inn, Super 8.

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