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Schoolcraft is a village in Kalamazoo County, in the Kalamazoo-Portage metro area.
The community was named after Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, explorer and ethnologist
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Schoolcraft. For links to other places called Schoolcraft, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Schoolcraft is 42.114N. The longitude is -85.637W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,549.
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24% of Schoolcraft residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schoolcraft ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schoolcraft was $20,223, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Schoolcraft residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Schoolcraft, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $442. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $868.
Libraries in Schoolcraft include Schoolcraft Community Library ... View libraries
Kalamazoo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schoolcraft political report.
The average commute time for Schoolcraft workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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