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Suttons Bay is a village in Leelanau County, in the Traverse City metro area.
The community was named after Harry C. Sutton, landowner
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Suttons Bay. For links to other places called Suttons Bay, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Suttons Bay is 44.976N. The longitude is -85.65W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 590.
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23% of Suttons Bay residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Suttons Bay ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Suttons Bay was $24,097, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Suttons Bay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Suttons Bay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $553. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,089.
Libraries in Suttons Bay include Suttons Bay Area District Library ... View libraries
Leelanau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Suttons Bay political report.
The average commute time for Suttons Bay workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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