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Greenbush is a township in Alcona County.
The community was named for Greenbush, NY, which was the hometown of the lumber mill employee who suggested they build the town's first sawmill.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Greenbush. For links to other places called Greenbush, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Greenbush is 44.566N. The longitude is -83.351W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 636 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,499.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenbush demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alcona County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48738 ZIP code.
24% of Greenbush residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenbush ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenbush was $18,248, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Greenbush residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Greenbush, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $663.
Alcona County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenbush political report.
The average commute time for Greenbush workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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