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White Pigeon is a village in Saint Joseph County, in the Sturgis metro area.
The community was named after Indian chief
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named White Pigeon. For links to other places called White Pigeon, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of White Pigeon is 41.798N. The longitude is -85.643W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 817 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,619.
Sections below provide additional information and links about White Pigeon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Joseph 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 49099 ZIP code.
27% of White Pigeon residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the White Pigeon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in White Pigeon was $16,895, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of White Pigeon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in White Pigeon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.
Libraries in White Pigeon include White Pigeon Township Library ... View libraries
Saint Joseph County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our White Pigeon political report.
The average commute time for White Pigeon workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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