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Encyclopedia > Norway, Michigan

Norway is a city in Dickinson County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,959 at the 2000 census. Dickinson County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


The city is in the southwest of Norway Township, but is politically independent. It is on US 2, which connects with M-95 about six miles west in Iron Mountain and with US 41 about 21 miles to the east. US 141 north merges with US 2 about four miles west of the city. US 8 has its eastern terminus in the city and crosses the Menominee River to continue west in Wisconsin. Norway Township is a township located in Dickinson County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... United States Highway 2 is an east-west United States Highway. ... M-95 is a medium-length state trunkline in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from Kingsford to near Champion in Humboldt Township. ... Iron Mountain is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... U.S. Route 41 is a north-south United States Highway that runs from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Miami, Florida. ... U.S. Highway 141 is a north-south highway in the U.S. states of Michigan and Wisconsin. ... United States Route 8 is a United States highway that runs primarily east-west for 281 miles (452 km), mostly within the state of Wisconsin. ... The Menominee River is a river in northwestern Michigan and northeastern Wisconsin in the United States. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.0 km² (8.9 mi²). 22.8 km² (8.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.56%) is water. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias MI county maps by Seth Ilys. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,959 people, 1,288 households, and 812 families residing in the city. The population density was 129.5/km² (335.6/mi²). There were 1,392 housing units at an average density of 60.9/km² (157.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.53% White, 0.95% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 1,288 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.91. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $31,059, and the median income for a family was $37,533. Males had a median income of $31,595 versus $21,350 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,681. About 7.5% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable native

  • [[Bob Coombs}}-Survivor of 3rd Degree Bacne

Art Van Damme (born April 9, 1920 in Norway, Michigan) is a jazz accordionist. ...

External links

  • City of Norway

Coordinates: 45°47′13″N, 87°54′13″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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