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Bruce is a township in Macomb County, in the Detroit metro area.
The township was named after the cheftain Robert Bruce from Scotland.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Bruce. For links to other places called Bruce, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bruce is 42.851N. The longitude is -83.03W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,158.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bruce demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macomb 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 48005 ZIP code.
24% of Bruce residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bruce ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bruce was $27,561, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Bruce residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bruce, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $421. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,362.
Macomb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bruce political report.
The average commute time for Bruce workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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