Marinette County

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Marinette County, Wisconsin

1926 Hall Ave
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: (715) 732-7406
Fax: (715) 732-7532
www.marinettecounty.com

On northeastern border of WI, north of Green Bay; organized Feb 27, 1879 from Oconto County. Name Origin: For Marguerite Chevallier (1784-1865), a successful female fur trader, also known as Marinette, a combined form of Marie Antoinette (1755-93), then Queen of France.

Area (sq mi):: 1550.07 (land 1401.76; water 148.32) Population per square mile: 31.00
Population 2005: 43,406 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 7.00% Population 2000: 43,384 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,492; median household $35,256; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,706-$25,448
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Marinette County seat (11,374)

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