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Zeeland is a city in Ottawa County, in the Holland-Grand Haven metro area.

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

The latitude of Zeeland is 42.812N. The longitude is -86.018W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,645.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$45,611
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Zeeland demographic reports
Zeeland is in the Black River Valley.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Road to Perdition"
Local festivals include:
  • Pumpkinfest - Oct. 4-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Zeeland 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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Zeeland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ottawa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49464 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Zeeland residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Zeeland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Zeeland was $20,801, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Zeeland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Zeeland festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Zeeland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $526.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $961.


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Libraries in Zeeland include Howard Miller Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Zeeland workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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