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Peninsula is a township in Grand Traverse County, in the Traverse City metro area.
The latitude of Peninsula is 44.894N. The longitude is -85.522W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,265.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Peninsula demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grand Traverse 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 49686 ZIP code.
23% of Peninsula residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peninsula ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peninsula was $40,753, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Peninsula residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Peninsula, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $486. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,410.
Libraries in Peninsula include Peninsula Community Library ... View libraries
Grand Traverse County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peninsula political report.
The average commute time for Peninsula workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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