is a village located in Benzie County, Michigan
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 363. It is the county seat
of Benzie County6
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 1.2 km²
). 1.2 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 363 people, 190 households, and 102 families residing in the village. The population density
is 311.5/km² (798.2/mi²). There are 359 housing units at an average density of 308.0/km² (789.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 98.35% White, 0.00% African American
, 0.83% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.55% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. 1.65% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 190 households out of which 17.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.9% are married couples living together, 12.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 46.3% are non-families. 39.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 21.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.91 and the average family size is 2.49.
In the village the population is spread out with 14.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 27.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 49 years. For every 100 females there are 84.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $31,250, and the median income for a family is $43,750. Males have a median income of $26,458 versus $22,396 for females. The per capita income for the village is $22,389. 17.2% of the population and 12.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.3% are under the age of 18 and 15.5% are 65 or older.