Marquette County

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Marquette County, Michigan

234 W Baraga Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: (906) 225-8330
Fax: (906) 228-1572

On the north coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI on Lake Superior; organized Mar 9, 1843 from Schoolcraft County. Name Origin: For Jacques Marquette (1637-75), known as Pere Marquette, French Jesuit missionary and explorer with Louis Joliet (1645-1700)

Area (sq mi):: 3425.17 (land 1821.05; water 1604.12) Population per square mile: 35.60
Population 2005: 64,760 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 -8.80% Population 2000: 64,634 (White 94.70%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,070; median household $35,548; Population below poverty level: 10.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,315-$24,191
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Marquette County seat (20,664)

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    Marquette County, Wisconsin

    PO Box 186
    Montello, WI 53949
    Phone: (608) 297-9136
    Fax: (608) 297-7609

    In south- central WI, west of Lake Winnebago; established Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Marquette District. Name Origin: For Jacques Marquette (1637-75), French missonary known as Pere Marquette; explorer with Louis Jolliet (1645-1700) of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers

    Area (sq mi):: 464.42 (land 455.49; water 8.94) Population per square mile: 33.50
    Population 2005: 15,237 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.80%; 1990-2000 28.50% Population 2000: 15,832 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 3.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 40.90
    Income 2000: per capita $16,924; median household $35,746; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,567-$22,590
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    The Marquette office, located in Marquette County, is one of 27 Aspen Dental practices in Michigan, a state where 75 of 83 counties, including Marquette, have dental health professional shortage areas as designated by the U.
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    The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) reported that from November 13, 2010 to March 31, 2011, the 35 bath salts abusers who visited the emergency rooms in Marquette County exhibited signs of acute intoxication.
    There are several reliable records of people seeing pumas in the late 1930s and early 1940s, including one documented record of a cougar from the Huron Mountains of Marquette County in 1937 (Manville 1948).
    Merging the resulting images with a DEM image p roduces shaded relief maps of the Marquette County region.
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    Marquette County (Lead Agency): $211,188, to demolish 29 blighted residential structures in Alger County, Delta County, Gogebic County, Houghton County, and Marquette County.
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