Emmet County

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Emmet County, Iowa

609 1st Ave N
Estherville, IA 51334
Phone: (712) 362-4261
Fax: (712) 362-7454
www.emmetcountyia.com

On central northern border of IA, northwest of Fort Dodge; established Jan 15, 1851 from Kossuth and Dickinson counties. Name Origin: For Robert W. Emmet (1778-1803), Irish patriot executed by the English for revolutionary acts. Places were named for him during a time when leaders of rebellions were honored by Americans

Area (sq mi):: 402.38 (land 395.74; water 6.63) Population per square mile: 26.60
Population 2005: 10,534 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.50%; 1990-2000 -4.70% Population 2000: 11,027 (White 94.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 4.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,619; median household $33,305; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,772-$26,382
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Emmet County, Michigan

200 Division St
Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone: (231) 348-1744
Fax: (231) 348-0602
www.co.emmet.mi.us

On the northwest coast of MI, bordered on west by Lake Michigan; established as Tonedagana County Apr 1, 1840 from Mackinac County; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: For Robert W. Emmet (1778-1803), Irish rebel executed by the British; named for him during a time when rebel leaders were honored by Americans

Area (sq mi):: 882.26 (land 467.82; water 414.44) Population per square mile: 71.80
Population 2005: 33,580 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 6.80%; 1990-2000 25.50% Population 2000: 31,437 (White 93.80%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.80%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $21,070; median household $40,222; Population below poverty level: 7.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,459-$30,467
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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