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Michigamme is a township in Marquette County, in the Marquette metro area.
The community name derives from Ojibway for "big lake"
The latitude of Michigamme is 46.534N. The longitude is -88.11W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,801 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 377.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Michigamme demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marquette 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 49861 ZIP code.
15% of Michigamme residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Michigamme ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Michigamme was $24,549, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Michigamme residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Michigamme, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $443.
Marquette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Michigamme political report.
The average commute time for Michigamme workers is 41 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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