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Lapeer is a township in Lapeer County, in the Detroit metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Lapeer. For links to other places called Lapeer, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lapeer is 43.014N. The longitude is -83.271W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,078.
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23% of Lapeer residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lapeer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lapeer was $23,383, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Lapeer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lapeer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,009.
Lapeer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lapeer political report.
The average commute time for Lapeer workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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