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Port Austin is a township in Huron County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Port Austin. For links to other places called Port Austin, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Port Austin is 44.040N. The longitude is -82.937W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,591.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Port Austin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Huron 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 48468 ZIP code.
22% of Port Austin residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Austin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Austin was $19,219, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Port Austin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Port Austin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $307. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $726.
Huron County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Austin political report.
The average commute time for Port Austin workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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