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Kingsford is a city in Dickinson County, in the Iron Mountain metro area.

The community was named for Edward G. Kingsford, real estate agent and car dealer

The latitude of Kingsford is 45.808N. The longitude is -88.099W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,099 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,435.


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Median household income
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$33,165
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kingsford demographic reports
Developed around a Ford manufacturing plant built here in the 1920s. "Woody" station wagon bodies were built here
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cowboy Lake, Menominee River Park

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19% of Kingsford residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kingsford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kingsford was $17,615, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Kingsford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kingsford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $365.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.


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Dickinson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kingsford political report.

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The average commute time for Kingsford workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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