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Marquette County, MI
The county was named for Jacques Marquette, Jesuit missionary and explorer

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Marquette County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.

The county is in the Marquette metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 64,874. This was an increase of  .37% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$35,548
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marquette County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Marquette County was $23,262. This was an increase of 17.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 75% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Marquette

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13% of Marquette County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marquette County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Marquette County include Bakkala Cemetery, Big Bay Cemetery, Forest Home Cemetery, Green Garden Cemetery, Gwinn Cemetery, Haglund Cemetery, Hillview Cemetery, Holy Cross Cemetery, Humboldt Cemetery, Ishpeming Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Marquette County include Big Bay, Champion, Chocolay, Ely, Ewing, Forsyth, Gwinn, Humboldt, Ishpeming, Ishpeming ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Marquette County include Northern Michigan University ... View colleges

School districts in Marquette County include Gwinn Area Community Schools, Ishpeming Public Schools District, Marquette Area Public Schools, N.I.C.E. Community Schools, Negaunee Public Schools, Powell Township Schools, Republic-Michigamme Schools, Wells Township Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Marquette County include Forsyth Township Public Library, Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, Negaunee Public Library, Peter White Public Library, Republic-Michigamme Public Library, Richmond Township Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Marquette County include Mining Journal ... View newspapers

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Politics

Marquette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marquette County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Marquette County include Sawyer International

Hotels in Marquette County include Best Western, Comfort Suites Marquette, Econo Lodge Lakeside, Holiday Inn Hotels, Knights Inn, Landmark Inn, Marquette Days Inn, Nordic Bay Lodge, Ramada Inn, Travelodge

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