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Bangor is a township in Van Buren County, in the Kalamazoo-Portage metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Bangor. For links to other places called Bangor, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bangor is 42.288N. The longitude is -86.17W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,121.
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24% of Bangor residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bangor ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bangor was $16,759, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Bangor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bangor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.
Van Buren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bangor political report.
The average commute time for Bangor workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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