Iosco County

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Iosco County, Michigan

PO Box 778
Tawas City, MI 48764
Phone: (989) 362-4212
Fax: (989) 984-1002
iosco.m33access.com

On the east-central coast of MI bordered on east by Lake Huron; organized as Kanotin County Apr 1, 1840 from unorganized territory; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: From an Indian word meaning 'shining water' or 'water of light.'

Area (sq mi):: 1890.77 (land 549.11; water 1341.66) Population per square mile: 49.20
Population 2005: 26,992 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 -9.50% Population 2000: 27,339 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 44.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,115; median household $31,321; Population below poverty level: 12.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,900-$20,740
Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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