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Fraser is a city in Macomb County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named after Alex Frazer, founder
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Fraser. For links to other places called Fraser, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fraser is 42.539N. The longitude is -82.949W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,120.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fraser demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macomb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48026 ZIP code.
21% of Fraser residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fraser ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fraser was $22,864, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Fraser residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fraser, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,124.
Libraries in Fraser include Fraser Public Library ... View libraries
Macomb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fraser political report.
The average commute time for Fraser workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fraser between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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