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Michiana, Michigan

Michiana, Michigan
Village
Location of Michiana, Michigan
Location of Michiana, Michigan
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Michigan
County Berrien
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 607 ft (185 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 182
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 182
 • Density 491.9/sq mi (189.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49117
Area code(s) 269
FIPS code 26-53500[4]
GNIS feature ID 0632191[5]

Michiana is a village in New Buffalo Township, Berrien County in the extreme southwest corner of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 182 at the 2010 census.

Michiana is also the commonly used term to describe the south-west Michigan, north-west Indiana region. Hence the name "Mich-iana".

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
    • 2010 census 2.1
    • 2000 census 2.2
  • References 3

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics

Michiana is known for their log homes built in the 1920s. It has been a popular vacation home area for Chicago residents, who are only 67 miles (108 km) away.

Michiana is adjacent to Michiana Shores, Indiana.

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 182 people, 105 households, and 58 families residing in the village. The population density was 491.9 inhabitants per square mile (189.9/km2). There were 373 housing units at an average density of 1,008.1 per square mile (389.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.4% White, 1.1% African American, and 0.5% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 105 households of which 3.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.8% were non-families. 39.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.73 and the average family size was 2.21.

The median age in the village was 63 years. 4.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 7.6% were from 25 to 44; 43.8% were from 45 to 64; and 42.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 200 people, 108 households, and 60 families residing in the village. The population density was 512.0 per square mile (198.0/km²). There were 360 housing units at an average density of 921.5 per square mile (356.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.50% White, 4.00% African American, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.

There were 108 households out of which 7.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.4% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.85 and the average family size was 2.33.

In the village the population was spread out with 7.0% under the age of 18, 1.5% from 18 to 24, 18.5% from 25 to 44, 40.5% from 45 to 64, and 32.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55 years. For every 100 females there were 106.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $75,984, and the median income for a family was $110,991. Males had a median income of $65,500 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $63,558. None of the families and 1.1% of the population were living below the poverty line.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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