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Dryden is a township in Lapeer County, in the Detroit metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Dryden. For links to other places called Dryden, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dryden is 42.931N. The longitude is -83.166W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,624.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dryden demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lapeer 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 48428 ZIP code.
22% of Dryden residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dryden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dryden was $26,902, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Dryden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dryden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $546. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,123.
Lapeer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dryden political report.
The average commute time for Dryden workers is 41 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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