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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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References in periodicals archive ?
(17) The Shawano market is defined as Menominee County, Wisconsin, plus Shawano County, Wisconsin (except Angelica, Maple Grove, Aniwa, Birnamwood, Wittenberg, and Germania townships).
Soil Resources and Forest Ecology of Menominee County, Wisconsin. Bulletin 85, Soil Series 60, p.
Soil survey of Menominee County, Wisconsin, United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, in cooperation with the Research Division of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin, and the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin.