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Caledonia is a charter township in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.

Caledonia's name was inspired by Caledonia, New York.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Caledonia. For links to other places called Caledonia, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Caledonia is 42.813N. The longitude is -85.485W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,964.


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Median household income
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$63,032
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Caledonia demographic reports
Year founded: 1838

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21% of Caledonia residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Caledonia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Caledonia was $25,710, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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33% of Caledonia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Caledonia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $470.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,210.


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

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The average commute time for Caledonia workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other MI communities named Caledonia:
  �Kent County village
  �Alcona County township
  �Shiawassee County charter township

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