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Temperance is in Monroe County, in the Monroe metro area.
So named because the Women's Christian Temperance Union owned land here, selling lots with a provision that no liquor be served
The latitude of Temperance is 41.779N. The longitude is -83.568W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,757.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Temperance demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe 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 48182 ZIP code.
29% of Temperance residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Temperance ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Temperance was $24,237, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Temperance residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Temperance, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $527. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,048.
Libraries in Temperance include Bedford Branch Library ... View libraries
Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Temperance political report.
The average commute time for Temperance workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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