Sanilac County

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Sanilac County, Michigan

60 W Sanilac Ave Rm 203
Sandusky, MI 48471
Phone: (810) 648-3212
Fax: (810) 648-5466
www.sanilaccounty.net

On the east-central coast of MI bordered on the east by Lake Huron; established Sep 10, 1822 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Wyandot chief who is the main character in Henry Whiting's poem "Sannilac." The name was spelled with only one 'n' in the proclamation by Gov. Lewis Cass (1782-1866) that announced the formation of the county

Area (sq mi):: 1590.22 (land 963.80; water 626.42) Population per square mile: 46.40
Population 2005: 44,752 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 44,547 (White 95.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,089; median household $36,870; Population below poverty level: 10.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,350-$24,811
Unemployment (2004): 9.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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