Marquette County

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Marquette County, Michigan

234 W Baraga Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: (906) 225-8330
Fax: (906) 228-1572
www.co.marquette.mi.us

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
    www.co.marquette.wi.us

    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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