Washtenaw County

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Washtenaw County, Michigan

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

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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