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Fruitport is a charter township in Muskegon County, in the Muskegon-Norton Shores metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Fruitport. For links to other places called Fruitport, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fruitport is 43.147N. The longitude is -86.152W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,533.
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19% of Fruitport residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fruitport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fruitport was $20,582, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Fruitport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fruitport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $453. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.
Muskegon County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fruitport political report.
The average commute time for Fruitport workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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