Newaygo County

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Newaygo County, Michigan

1087 Newell St
White Cloud, MI 49349
Phone: (231) 689-7200
Fax: (231) 689-7205

In west-central MI, north of Grand Rapids; established Apr 1, 1840 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For the Ojibway Indian chief, signer of the Saginaw Treaty of 1819

Area (sq mi):: 861.39 (land 842.37; water 19.03) Population per square mile: 59.40
Population 2005: 50,019 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 25.30% Population 2000: 47,874 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,976; median household $37,130; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,123-$22,123
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 31.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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