Manistee County

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Manistee County, Michigan

415 3rd St
Manistee, MI 49660
Phone: (231) 723-3331
Fax: (231) 723-1492

On the northwest coast of MI, bordered on west by Lake Michigan; established Apr 1, 1840. Name Origin: For the Manistee River, which runs through it; from an Ojibway word possibly meaning 'sound of the winds,' 'lost river,' 'spirit of the woods,' 'crooked river,' or 'red river.'

Area (sq mi):: 1280.77 (land 543.61; water 737.16) Population per square mile: 46.40
Population 2005: 25,226 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 15.30% Population 2000: 24,527 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,204; median household $34,208; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,881-$22,775
Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The effects of the Stronach Dam removal on fish in the Pine River, Manistee County, Michigan.
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Sale of these interests, and a pending sale of interests in Manistee County, Michigan, are expected to generate an average of $500,000 in pre-tax income and $1.