Oceana County

Oceana County, Michigan

100 State St Suite 1
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: (231) 873-4328
Fax: (231) 873-1391

On the west-central coast of MI, bordered on west by Lake Michigan; established Mar 2, 1831 (prior to statehood) from Newaygo County. Name Origin: For its long shoreline on the "fresh water ocean" of Lake Michigan

Area (sq mi):: 1306.73 (land 540.46; water 766.27) Population per square mile: 52.70
Population 2005: 28,473 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 19.70% Population 2000: 26,873 (White 85.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 11.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 9.00%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,878; median household $35,307; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,234-$21,995
Unemployment (2004): 8.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The following is a statement from the Oceana County Planning Commission.
The Oceana County Planning Commission today released information that in-depth research and investigation into energy company Scandia Wind LLC's proposed plans for a large scale, industrial Lake Michigan-based wind farm was not feasible as presented by the company.
Goddard of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Michigan announced today that ATF will conduct an intensive joint investigation with the Michigan State Police (MSP) -- Hart Post, into the theft of explosives from rural Oceana County.
Branch County, Delta Township Fire Department, Oceana County, Delta County, and Barry County join the growing list of Codespear Customers.
The Michigan Strategic Fund board also approved the first two Agricultural Processing Renaissance Zones for Oceana County in the City of Hart and Hart Township.
Oceana County Economic Development Corporation: The local contact is Ron Steiner, Oceana County Economic Development Corporation, 231-873-7141.
Oceana Good Samaritan Ministry, $5,000 to purchase food items, meals, medicine, gas money and Christmas and Thanksgiving baskets for those in need in Oceana County.
Project Literacy, Muskegon YMCA, $6,460 to purchase materials to establish an "English as a Second Language" program for Oceana County.
Hardest hit areas include Wayland, Allendale, Allegan, all of Oceana County, northern Newaygo County, Montcalm County, Mecosta County, Osceola County and Lake County.
A substation serving central Oceana County has lost power due to transmission line problems, and another substation serving Chase Farms in Oceana County has also lost power due to transmission line problems.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Two exploratory wells drilled and operated by Domain Energy (NYSE: DXD) in Oceana County, Michigan, have tested at a combined flow rate of 15 million cubic feet of gas and more than 500 barrels of condensate per day.