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Alanson is a village in Emmet County.
The community was named for Alanson Cook, railroad official
The latitude of Alanson is 45.444N. The longitude is -84.786W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 617 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 807.
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22% of Alanson residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alanson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alanson was $20,703, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Alanson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Alanson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $428. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $699.
Libraries in Alanson include Alanson Area Public Library ... View libraries
Emmet County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alanson political report.
The average commute time for Alanson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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