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Sands is a township in Marquette County, in the Marquette metro area.
The latitude of Sands is 46.427N. The longitude is -87.431W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,073 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,127.
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19% of Sands residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sands ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sands was $21,943, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Sands residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sands, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $842.
Marquette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sands political report.
The average commute time for Sands workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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