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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    References in periodicals archive ?
    NAPP AND HIS STUDENTS run Wisconsin School Bowls for Hunger, an annual soup dinner that raises both cash and food donations for the Care and Share Food Bank in Marquette County, Wisconsin.