Presque Isle County

Presque Isle County, Michigan

PO Box 110
Rogers City, MI 49779
Phone: (989) 734-3288
Fax: (989) 734-7635

On the northeast coast of MI, bordered on east by Lake Huron; established Apr 1, 1840 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: French 'almost an island,' i.e., a peninsula

Area (sq mi):: 2572.75 (land 660.07; water 1912.68) Population per square mile: 21.70
Population 2005: 14,330 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 4.90% Population 2000: 14,411 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 45.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,363; median household $31,656; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,105-$21,454
Unemployment (2004): 11.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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