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Suttons Bay is a township in Leelanau County, in the Traverse City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Suttons Bay. For links to other places called Suttons Bay, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Suttons Bay is 45.000N. The longitude is -85.632W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,982.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Suttons Bay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Leelanau 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 49670 ZIP code.
21% of Suttons Bay residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Suttons Bay ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Suttons Bay was $22,640, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Suttons Bay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Suttons Bay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,044.
Leelanau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Suttons Bay political report.
The average commute time for Suttons Bay workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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