Luce County

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Luce County, Michigan

407 W Harrie St
Newberry, MI 49868
Phone: (906) 293-5521
Fax: (906) 293-0050

On the northern coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI on Lake Superior; established Mar 1, 1887 from Chippewa County. Name Origin: For Cyrus Gray Luce (1824-1905), MI legislator, member of MI Constitutional Convention (1867), and governor (1887-96)

Area (sq mi):: 1911.89 (land 903.08; water 1008.80) Population per square mile: 7.50
Population 2005: 6,789 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.30%; 1990-2000 21.90% Population 2000: 7,024 (White 82.40%; Black or African American 7.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 9.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,828; median household $32,031; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,184-$18,829
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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THE BILL RUSHFORD BUCK Luce County, Michigan Total points 14 (8R, 6L) Greatest spread 23 1/8 Inside spread 20 7/8 Main beams 26 4/8, 26 7/8 Longest tine 11 3/8 Antler bases 5 3/8, 5 4/8 Abnormal points 17 4/8 Gross typical 182 3/8 Deductions 2 4/8 Net NT score 197 3/8