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Charlevoix County Information & Demographics

Charlevoix County is located in the northern part of the lower peninsula, east of Lake Michigan and traversed by US-31 and US-131. In addition to the mainland, the county includes the Beaver Island group of islands some 25 miles offshore in Lake Michigan.  The county is 421 square miles and is the state’s third smallest. Lake Charlevoix, the third largest in the state with a surface area of over 17,200 acres, is in Charlevoix County.  The county seat is Charlevoix. The retail and service industries dominate this tourist economy, though there is some manufacturing of automotive stampings, wiring devices, and engineering and scientific instruments. Fisherman’s Island State Park and the Mackinaw State Forest occupy much of the land. Skiing, hunting, fishing, and boating are all offered in abundance in the county.

Charlevoix County Economic Profile

Click below for a summary of transportation, county government, population data, workforce, income, major employers, and quality of life in Charlevoix County. CharlevoixCountyProfile-2016

Charlevoix County Census Profile 2000-2010

Charlevoix County Census Profile 2000-2010

Top 10 Charlevoix County Employers

Company Location Employees Business Type 
Boyne USA Inc Boyne Falls 565 Recreation Resort
EJ (East Jordan Iron Works Inc) East Jordan 500 Iron Foundary
Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital Charlevoix 400 Hospital; Health Services
LexaMar Corp Boyne City 345 Manufactures Plastic Products
Grandvue Medical Care Facility East Jordan 240 Assisted Living Facility
Summertree Residential Centers Boyne City 170 Mental Health Facilities
NW. Mich. Community Mental Health Charlevoix 169 Preventative Health Services
Harbor Industries Inc. Charlevoix 160 Window & Lobby Display Manuf.
Honeywell International Inc Boyne City 160 Manufactures Aircraft Parts and Equipment
St. Mary’s Cement Inc Charlevoix 124 Manufactures Cement

State of the Charlevoix County Economy

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