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North Star is a township in Gratiot County, in the Alma metro area.
The latitude of North Star is 43.248N. The longitude is -84.541W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 996.
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23% of North Star residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Star ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Star was $19,246, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of North Star residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in North Star, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $669.
Gratiot County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North Star political report.
The average commute time for North Star workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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