Luce County, Michigan is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is home to over 8,000 people. The county has a total area of 1,902 square miles and is bordered by Mackinac, Chippewa, Alger, and Schoolcraft counties.
The economy of Luce County is largely based on natural resources, such as timber and minerals. The county is home to several logging companies, and the mineral industry is also important, with copper, silver, and iron ore being mined in the area. The county also has a strong agricultural sector, with dairy and beef cattle, poultry, and crops such as wheat and oats being produced.
The demographics of Luce County are largely rural, with the majority of the population living in small towns and villages. The median age of the population is 44.8 years, and the median household income is $37,851. The unemployment rate is 4.5%, which is slightly lower than the national average.
Education in Luce County is provided by several public school districts, as well as several private schools. The county is home to a branch of Lake Superior State University, which offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Real estate in Luce County is largely affordable, with the median home value being $83,400. The majority of homes in the county are single-family dwellings, and the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $619. The county also has a variety of recreational properties, such as lakefront cabins and hunting land.