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Tecumseh is a city in Lenawee County.

The community was named after the Shawnee chief.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Tecumseh. For links to other places called Tecumseh, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Tecumseh is 42.003N. The longitude is -83.945W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,751.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$46,106
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tecumseh demographic reports
Tecumseh is on the River Raisin.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Appleumpkin - Oct. 13-14, 2007
  • Native American Pow Wow - June 30-July 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Tecumseh web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Ancestry & family history

27% of Tecumseh residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tecumseh ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tecumseh was $22,797, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Tecumseh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tecumseh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $510.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $978.


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

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The average commute time for Tecumseh workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Tecumseh, MI

Pros: A quiet small town with beautiful old houses, surrounded by creeks and rivers where I spent my youth.

Cons: Winter weather, summer mosquitoes, stagnant economy.

This is a good place to Be born and grow up, then leave.

General info: Only 40 miles to Toledo and Ann Arbor and 60 miles to Detroit, Tecumseh is located near major cultural and shopping centers.

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