is a village located in Cass County, Michigan
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 1,740. It is the county seat
of Cass County6
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 5.0 km²
). 4.5 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.33% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,740 people, 703 households, and 437 families residing in the village. The population density
is 383.9/km² (994.1/mi²). There are 780 housing units at an average density of 172.1/km² (445.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 54.60% White, 32.59% African American
, 0.57% Native American
, 3.62% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.80% from other races, and 7.82% from two or more races. 2.18% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 703 households out of which 33.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% are married couples living together, 16.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% are non-families. 33.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 3.13.
In the village the population is spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $28,696, and the median income for a family is $37,348. Males have a median income of $29,688 versus $21,036 for females. The per capita income for the village is $14,359. 13.9% of the population and 9.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.8% are under the age of 18 and 13.5% are 65 or older.