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Bruce is a township in Chippewa County, in the Sault Ste. Marie metro area.
The community was named after Lord Bruce of the Shetland Islands
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Bruce. For links to other places called Bruce, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bruce is 46.321N. The longitude is -84.292W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,940.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bruce demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chippewa 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 49710 ZIP code.
14% of Bruce residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bruce ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bruce was $16,666, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Bruce residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bruce, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $393. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $776.
Chippewa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bruce political report.
The average commute time for Bruce workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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