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Bingham is a township in Leelanau County, in the Traverse City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Bingham. For links to other places called Bingham, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bingham is 44.904N. The longitude is -85.643W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,425.
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24% of Bingham residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bingham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bingham was $25,936, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Bingham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bingham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $575. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,006.
Leelanau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bingham political report.
The average commute time for Bingham workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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