Missaukee County

Missaukee County, Michigan

PO Box 800
Lake City, MI 49651
Phone: (231) 839-4967
Fax: (231) 839-3684

In north-central MI, east of Cadillac; established Apr 1, 1840 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For an Ottawa chief

Area (sq mi):: 573.82 (land 566.75; water 7.08) Population per square mile: 27.00
Population 2005: 15,299 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 19.20% Population 2000: 14,478 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,072; median household $35,224; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,296-$19,043
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Cadillac banking market is defined as Missaukee County, Wexford County, and the northern half of Osceola County, including Burdell, Sherman, Highland, Marion, Le Roy, Rose Lake, Hartwick, and Middle Branch Townships, all of Michigan.
In January 2010, Encana Corp drilled the State Pioneer 1-3 HD1 well in Missaukee County, one of Michigan's first shale wells.
The plants will be located in Watervliet, Berrien County, in the southwest corner of the state, and in McBain, Missaukee County, in the central part of northern Lower Michigan.
Two "hotspots" for puma reports are the Black Lake region of Presque Isle and Cheboygan counties and the Deadstream Swamp region of northern Missaukee County (Rusz 2001).