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Sunfield is a township in Eaton County, in the Lansing metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Sunfield. For links to other places called Sunfield, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sunfield is 42.728N. The longitude is -85.01W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,177.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sunfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Eaton 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 48861 ZIP code.
30% of Sunfield residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sunfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sunfield was $19,291, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Sunfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sunfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $454. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $826.
Eaton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sunfield political report.
The average commute time for Sunfield workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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