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Escanaba is a city in Delta County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Chippewa term for "flat rock"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Escanaba. For links to other places called Escanaba, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Escanaba is 45.745N. The longitude is -87.064W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,778.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Escanaba demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delta County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49894 ZIP code.
18% of Escanaba residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Escanaba ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Escanaba was $17,589, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Escanaba residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Escanaba, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $651.
Libraries in Escanaba include Escanaba Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Escanaba include Daily Press
TV stations in Escanaba include WJMN.
Delta County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Escanaba political report.
The average commute time for Escanaba workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Escanaba between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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