Washtenaw County

Washtenaw County, Michigan

PO Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Phone: (734) 222-6850
Fax: (734) 222-6715

In southeast MI, west of Detroit; original county; established Sept 10, 1822 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the small stream running through the county; from an Ojibway word meaning 'on the river' or 'far off.'

Area (sq mi):: 722.53 (land 709.94; water 12.59) Population per square mile: 481.50
Population 2005: 341,847 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 5.90%; 1990-2000 14.10% Population 2000: 322,895 (White 75.90%; Black or African American 12.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 6.30%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 10.30%. Median age: 31.30
Income 2000: per capita $27,173; median household $51,990; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $35,594-$38,323
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ann Arbor County seat (113,567)
  • Ypsilanti (22,214)

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    Washtenaw County in Southeastern Michigan has shared these challenges, but we have been fortunate to have a group of visionary leaders who are transforming healthcare in our community.
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    Washtenaw County Prosecutor Brian Mackie announced the decision Friday following a two-week investigation into a case that has helped generate calls for reform in collegiate wrestling.
    The campaign came out of a community mobilization effort supported by AIDS Partnership Michigan (APM), HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC) and community members from Detroit, Pontiac and Washtenaw County.
    Ann Arbor SPARK collaborates with business, academic, government, and community investor partners including the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Washtenaw Community College, Washtenaw County, Livingston County, the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone (LDFA), Washtenaw County etcs/Michigan Works
    We are excited to see our sales increase as the economy stabilizes and look forward to seeing more families move back to Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County.