Norway, Michigan

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Norway is a city in Dickinson County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,959 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Iron Mountain, MI–WI Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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 (10 km) west in Iron Mountain and with US 41 about 21 miles (34 km) to the east. US 141 north merges with US 2 about four miles (6 km) west of the city. US 8 has its eastern terminus in the city and crosses the Menominee River to continue west in Wisconsin.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.9 square miles (23.0 km²), of which, 8.8 square miles (22.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.56%) is water.

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Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,959 people, 1,288 households, and 812 families residing in the city. The population density was 335.6 per square mile (129.5/km²). There were 1,392 housing units at an average density of 157.9/sq mi (60.9/km²). 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. 18.7% were of Italian, 14.7% German, 10.0% French, 9.3% Polish, 7.5% Swedish, 7.1% English and 5.6% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

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