Overview

Introduction to Tecumseh, Michigan

Tecumseh, Michigan, in Lenawee county, is 21 miles SW of Ann Arbor, Michigan and 30 miles NW of Toledo, Ohio. The city is home to some 8,574 residents.

Tecumseh History

Tecumseh is surrounded by Tecumseh Township, but is politically autonomous. Lenawee County was formed out of Monroe County in 1826. The first European settlement in the county occurred in 1824. The famous Dynamic Kernels tithing project took place in Tecumseh.

Tecumseh and nearby Attractions

  • Ann Arbor Art Center
  • Croswell Opera House
  • W.J. Hayes State Park
  • Hidden Lake Gardens
  • Mount Holly
  • Lenawee County Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Tecumseh

Local museums include the Ann Arbor Art Center, the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, the Gerald R. Ford Library and the Lenawee County Historical Society Museum. Nearby historical sites include the Croswell Opera House, Fallen Timbers, Fort Meigs and Fair Lane. Hidden Lake Gardens, the Schedel Arboretum and Gardens, and the Toledo Botanical Garden are all accessible from Tecumseh as well.

Tecumseh Transportation

Bishop International Airport is located nearby.

Tecumseh Higher Education

Nearby colleges include the University of Michigan, Adrian College, Concordia University-Ann Arbor and Siena Heights University.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,346
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+4,041
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married49.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.1%
Median Earnings25+$37,126
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,770
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,639

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,502
% Above Poverty Level90.9%
% Below Poverty Level9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.9%
Median Gross Rent$782
Median House Value$129,300

Ancestry

Irish15.3%
English13.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.3%
Polish6.8%
Scottish4.5%
French Except Basque4.1%
Canadian3.3%
Dutch3.1%
Italian2.9%
Swedish1.4%
Greek1.3%
Welsh1%
Arab0.9%
Hungarian0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
German0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Czech0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
African0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
US/American0.1%
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Tecumseh Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLenawee County
Standard Zip Codes49286
Phone Area Codes517
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42
Approximate Longitude-83.94

Tecumseh Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationADRIAN 2 NNE
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip35.2 inches
StationMILAN 4 ESE
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip30.4 inches
StationANN ARBOR UNIV OF MICH
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adrian20,640$46,734
Blissfield3,194$61,625
Britton643$68,333
Deerfield926$75,667
Manchester2,037$80,750
Onsted1,005$79,063

Tecumseh Public Libraries

Tecumseh District Library
215 NORTH OTTAWA STREET
Tecumseh, Michigan
(517) 423-2238

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Tecumseh Hospitals

Herrick Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
500 E Pottawatamie Street

Tecumseh Public Schools

Herrick Park Elementary School
600 Herrick Park Dr
ZIP: 49286
(517) 423-2324
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
Patterson Elementary School
401 North Van Buren St
ZIP: 49286
(517) 423-3331
Primary
Total Enrollment 235
Tecumseh Acres Elementary School
600 South Adrian St
ZIP: 49286
(517) 423-9744
Primary
Total Enrollment 285
Tecumseh High School
760 Brown St
ZIP: 49286
(517) 423-6008
High
Total Enrollment 847
Tecumseh Middle School
307 North Maumee St
ZIP: 49286
(517) 423-1105
Middle
Total Enrollment 844
Tecumseh Options Institute
212 North Ottawa St
ZIP: 49286
(517) 424-6508
High
Total Enrollment 58
Tecumseh Virtual Academy
760 Brown St
ZIP: 49286
(517) 423-6008
Other
Total Enrollment 59
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