Washtenaw County

Washtenaw County, Michigan

PO Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Phone: (734) 222-6850
Fax: (734) 222-6715

In southeast MI, west of Detroit; original county; established Sept 10, 1822 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the small stream running through the county; from an Ojibway word meaning 'on the river' or 'far off.'

Area (sq mi):: 722.53 (land 709.94; water 12.59) Population per square mile: 481.50
Population 2005: 341,847 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 5.90%; 1990-2000 14.10% Population 2000: 322,895 (White 75.90%; Black or African American 12.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 6.30%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 10.30%. Median age: 31.30
Income 2000: per capita $27,173; median household $51,990; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $35,594-$38,323
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ann Arbor County seat (113,567)
  • Ypsilanti (22,214)

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    Operating three banking locations in Michigan, AAB operates two offices in Washtenaw County and one office in Jackson County.
    Established in January 2009, AAB operates three banking locations in Michigan serving Washtenaw County with two offices and Jackson County with one office.
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    In 2018, the African-American Cultural and Historical Museum, in partnership with the University of Michigan Arts of Citizenship Program, launched a series of bus tours that visited verified stops on the Underground Railroad in Washtenaw County. The project came to fruition after decades of research was conducted by university students and historians to uncover the area's history, and the tours told the stories of numerous enslaved people who traveled to Canada through Michigan to seek freedom.
    The case at the Supreme Court involves Shawn Cameron Jr., who was convicted of assault in Washtenaw County. As part of his sentence, he was ordered to pay $1,611 in court costs, based on a local formula that included a 10-year average of the Circuit Court's budget and an average number of felony cases.
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    Ann Arbor, MI, May 15, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Mighty Oak Youth Project is a new nonprofit organization based in Ann Arbor with an aim to increase accessibility and engagement in soccer for the youth of Washtenaw County. Through its cooperation with area youth clubs, TMOYP will provide scholarships for club soccer for families in need.
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    The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is still weighing the pros and cons and will discuss the issue again on July 6.
    It currently operates eight full-service branches located in Genesee, Livingston and Oakland Counties and one loan production office in Washtenaw County.