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Jenison is in Ottawa County, in the Holland-Grand Haven metro area.
The community was named after brothers Luman and Lucius Jenison, founders
The latitude of Jenison is 42.907N. The longitude is -85.791W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,211.
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17% of Jenison residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jenison ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jenison was $21,021, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Jenison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jenison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $764. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $956.
Libraries in Jenison include Georgetown Township Public Library ... View libraries
Ottawa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jenison political report.
The average commute time for Jenison workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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