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Menominee County, Wisconsin

PO Box 279
Keshena, WI 54135
Phone: (715) 799-3311
Fax: (715) 799-1322
www.wisconline.com/counties/menominee/

In east-central WI, northwest of Lake Winnebago; organized May 1, 1961 from Shawano and Oconto counties. Name Origin: For the Menominee Indians, a tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock, who lived in the lake region where wild rice grows. The name probably means 'wild rice people.'

Area (sq mi):: 364.99 (land 357.96; water 7.03) Population per square mile: 12.80
Population 2005: 4,580 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 17.30% Population 2000: 4,562 (White 11.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.00%; Other 88.30%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 27.70
Income 2000: per capita $10,625; median household $29,440; Population below poverty level: 28.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,966-$18,449
Unemployment (2004): 10.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Menominee County, Michigan

839 10th Ave
Menominee, MI 49858
Phone: (906) 863-9968
Fax: (906) 863-8839
www.menomineecounty.com

On the south-central coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI on Green Bay; established as Bleecker County Mar 19, 1863 from Marquette County; name changed Mar 19, 1863. Name Origin: For the Menominee Indians, a tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock; name means 'wild rice people.'

Area (sq mi):: 1337.99 (land 1043.52; water 294.47) Population per square mile: 24.00
Population 2005: 24,996 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 25,326 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,909; median household $32,888; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,945-$22,558
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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