Gratiot County

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Gratiot County, Michigan

County Courthouse 214 E Center St PO Box 437
Ithaca, MI 48847
Phone: (989) 875-5215
Fax: (989) 875-5284
www.gratiotcounty.org

In central MI, north of Lansing; established Mar 2, 1831 from Saginaw County. Name Origin: For Gen. Charles Gratiot (1786-1855), U.S. army officer who built Ft. Gratiot at Port Huron (1814); chief engineer of U.S. Army (1828-38)

Area (sq mi):: 571.61 (land 570.13; water 1.48) Population per square mile: 74.30
Population 2005: 42,345 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 42,285 (White 89.90%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 4.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,118; median household $37,262; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,048-$22,287
Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.50% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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