Genesee County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 436,141, with the 2007 Census Bureau estimate showing the population to have slightly fallen to 434,715. The county seat and population center is Flint. It is the state's fifth most populous county in terms of population.
The Genesee County Health Department is nationally recognized for its innovative approaches to improving the public's health. The GCHD hosts a nationally known public health conference every April. Genesee County table/maps1835
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Most of the land in the county is very flat, but the southern end is hilly and covered by several lakes.
The county is mostly drained by the Flint River, which is dammed into Mott Lake and the Holloway Reservoir in the northeast corner of the county. The southeast corner and southern end are drained by the Shiawassee River.
There were 169,825 households out of which 33.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.40% were married couples living together, 16.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.70% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 92.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.50 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $41,951, and the median income for a family was $50,090. Males had a median income of $44,255 versus $27,418 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,883. About 10.20% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.10% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over.
The county government operates the jail, maintains rural roads, operates the major local courts, keeps files of deeds and mortgages, maintains vital records, administers public health regulations and safeguards public health, and participates with the state in the provision of welfare and other social services. The county board of commissioners controls the budget but has only limited authority to make laws or ordinances. In Michigan, most local government functions — police and fire, building and zoning, tax assessment, street maintenance, etc. — are the responsibility of individual cities and townships.
|Executive Offices||officeholder||political party|
|Prosecuting Attorney||David Leyton||Democrat|
|Sheriff||Robert J. Pickell||Democrat|
|County Clerk||Michael J. Carr||Democrat|
|County Treasurer||Daniel T. Kildee||Democrat|
|Register of Deeds||Melvin P. McCree||Democrat|
|Drain Commissioner & County Water Agent||Jeffrey Wright||Democrat|
|County Surveyor||Carl H. Carlson||Democrat|
|Board of Commissioners|
|1st||Raynetta P. Speed||Democrat|
|2nd; Chair||Woodrow Stanley||Democrat|
|3rd||Jamie W. Curtis||Democrat|
|4th||John W. Northrup||Democrat|
|5th||Miles T. Gadola||Republican|
|6th||Patricia A. Lockwood||Democrat|
|7th||Archie H. Bailey||Democrat|
|8th, Vice Chair||Ted Henry||Democrat|
|Circuit Court Judge|
| Chief Judge |
|Archie L. Hayman|
| Chief Judge Pro-Tem |
|Richard B. Yuille|
|Family||Duncan M. Beagle|
|Civil/Criminal||Joseph J. Farah|
|Civil/Criminal||Judith A. Fullerton|
|Family||John A. Gadola|
|Civil/Criminal||Geoffrey L. Neithercut|
|Family||David J. Newblatt|
|Family||Michael J. Theile|
| Fenton Court,|
| Mt. Morris Court|
Chief Judge Pro Tem
|Davison Court||John Conover|
|Flushing Court||David Goggins|
|4th (Grand Blanc)||Christopher R. Odette|
|Burton Court||Richard Hughes|
|U.S. Representative||5th||Dale E. Kildee||Democrat|
|State Senator||26th||Deborah Cherry||Democrat|
|27th||John J. Gleason||Democrat|
|State Representative||34th||Brenda J. Clack||Democrat|
|48th||Richard E. Hammel||Democrat|
|51st||David B. Robertson||Republican|
|Community College||C.S. Mott||Multiple; see article||Non-partisan|
Chair of the Genesee County Legislature and Nysac President Mary Pat Hancock, President Pro Tempe of Batavia City Council Patti Pacino and President of Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Lynn Freeman Hail Pension Reform Savings
Mar 22, 2012; ALBANY, NY -- The following information was released by the office of the governor of New York: Lieutenant Governor Duffy today...
CHAIR OF GENESEE COUNTY LEGISLATURE AND NYSAC PRESIDENT MARY PAT HANCOCK, PRESIDENT PRO TEMPE OF BATAVIA CITY COUNCIL PATTI PACINO AND PRESIDENT OF GENESEE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LYNN FREEMAN HAIL PENSION REFORM SAVINGS
Mar 25, 2012; ALBANY, N. Y., March 22 -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued the following press release: Lieutenant Governor Duffy today joined...