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Whitefish is a township in Chippewa County, in the Sault Ste. Marie metro area.
The latitude of Whitefish is 46.597N. The longitude is -85.119W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 588.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Whitefish demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chippewa 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 49768 ZIP code.
20% of Whitefish residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whitefish ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitefish was $18,154, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Whitefish residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Whitefish, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.
Chippewa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whitefish political report.
The average commute time for Whitefish workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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