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Ashley, Michigan

Ashley is a village located in Gratiot County, Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 526.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.7 km² (0.6 mi²). 1.7 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 526 people, 193 households, and 141 families residing in the village. The population density is 317.3/km² (815.9/mi²). There are 206 housing units at an average density of 124.3/km² (319.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 99.24% White, 0.38% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. 0.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 193 households out of which 33.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% are married couples living together, 9.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% are non-families. 23.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 2.91. In the village the population is spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.0 males. The median income for a household in the village is $32,917, and the median income for a family is $35,833. Males have a median income of $33,125 versus $19,500 for females. The per capita income for the village is $15,714. 14.1% of the population and 10.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.4% are under the age of 18 and 23.5% are 65 or older.