Menominee County


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Menominee County, Wisconsin

PO Box 279
Keshena, WI 54135
Phone: (715) 799-3311
Fax: (715) 799-1322
www.wisconline.com/counties/menominee/

In east-central WI, northwest of Lake Winnebago; organized May 1, 1961 from Shawano and Oconto counties. Name Origin: For the Menominee Indians, a tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock, who lived in the lake region where wild rice grows. The name probably means 'wild rice people.'

Area (sq mi):: 364.99 (land 357.96; water 7.03) Population per square mile: 12.80
Population 2005: 4,580 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 17.30% Population 2000: 4,562 (White 11.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.00%; Other 88.30%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 27.70
Income 2000: per capita $10,625; median household $29,440; Population below poverty level: 28.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,966-$18,449
Unemployment (2004): 10.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Menominee County, Michigan

839 10th Ave
Menominee, MI 49858
Phone: (906) 863-9968
Fax: (906) 863-8839
www.menomineecounty.com

On the south-central coast of the Upper Peninsula of MI on Green Bay; established as Bleecker County Mar 19, 1863 from Marquette County; name changed Mar 19, 1863. Name Origin: For the Menominee Indians, a tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock; name means 'wild rice people.'

Area (sq mi):: 1337.99 (land 1043.52; water 294.47) Population per square mile: 24.00
Population 2005: 24,996 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 25,326 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,909; median household $32,888; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,945-$22,558
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Perhaps the great evidence of termination's failure is this; in the first year of termination, Menominee County paid all but $59,000 of its expenses to the federal government, in 1973 Menominee County received more than $20,000,000 in federal and state aid (Herzberg 1978).
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The researchers also found a wide variance in drinking rates among counties--from the lowest rate of binge drinking, 5.9 percent, in Madison County, Idaho to a high of 36 percent in Menominee County, Wisconsin.
Palmer drought severity index (PDSI) data from 1800 to 2003 was obtained from the nearest location to Menominee County (PDSI cell Id: 216) (Palmer, 1965; Cook et al., 2004).
Aquila Resources Limited (Aquila Resources) (AQA.AU), a company that deals with exploration, evaluation and potential development of the Back Forty Project in Menominee County, is issuing bonus shares to increase liquidity.
McLeod proved unsuccessful, MAJ Jakubiak contacted the Menominee County Sheriff's Department to report the theft of the Flesserts' belongings by Mr.
scapularis established in the state before 2002 were in Menominee County in the Upper Peninsula (1,2).
Relative to the snakes, a single record of Heterodon platirhinos occurs in Region IV in southwestern Menominee County, but this record is contiguous with populations of this snake in Wisconsin.
This "forced change" ultimately left the Menominees helpless and Menominee County a "pocket of poverty." As stated in a report on the termination to the Senate, "All of these effects are the result of termination, and they combine to threaten the very identity of our people as an Indian community--an identity which we shall never want to relinquish." (3) With the lumber mill as their only industry and a tax base too small to support Menominee County, by 1967 80 percent of families earned an annual income below the poverty level.