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Wheatland is a township in Mecosta County, in the Big Rapids metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Wheatland. For links to other places called Wheatland, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wheatland is 43.597N. The longitude is -85.146W.It is in the Ludington time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,474.
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37% of Wheatland residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wheatland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wheatland was $16,405, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Wheatland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wheatland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $277. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.
Libraries in Wheatland include Wheatland Township Library ... View libraries
Mecosta County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wheatland political report.
The average commute time for Wheatland workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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