Grand Traverse County

Grand Traverse County, Michigan

400 Boardman Ave
Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone: (231) 922-4760
Fax: (231) 922-4658

On the northwest coast of MI on Grand Traverse Bay; organized as Omeena County Apr 1, 1840; name changed Apr 17, 1851. Name Origin: From French Le Grand Traverse 'the long crossing,' for the trail across the foot of Traverse Bay.

Area (sq mi):: 601.13 (land 465.07; water 136.06) Population per square mile: 180.60
Population 2005: 83,971 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 8.10%; 1990-2000 20.80% Population 2000: 77,654 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $22,111; median household $43,169; Population below poverty level: 5.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,912-$29,662
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 20.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Traverse City County seat (14,508)

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