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Ishpeming is a township in Marquette County, in the Marquette metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Ishpeming. For links to other places called Ishpeming, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ishpeming is 46.628N. The longitude is -87.69W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,447 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,522.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ishpeming demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marquette 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 49808 ZIP code.
8% of Ishpeming residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ishpeming ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ishpeming was $17,736, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Ishpeming residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ishpeming, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $315. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.
Marquette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ishpeming political report.
The average commute time for Ishpeming workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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