is a village located in Presque Isle County, Michigan
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 292. Posen has a strong Polish background and is home to the Posen Potato Festival with potato pancakes and polka dancing. Posen has a branch of the Presque Isle Library.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 2.6 km²
). 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 292 people, 126 households, and 73 families residing in the village. The population density
is 112.7/km² (291.6/mi²). There are 138 housing units at an average density of 53.3/km² (137.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 94.18% White, 3.77% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. 0.34% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 126 households out of which 25.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% are married couples living together, 7.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% are non-families. 36.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 24.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.24 and the average family size is 2.92.
In the village the population is spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $27,969, and the median income for a family is $39,250. Males have a median income of $26,406 versus $24,250 for females. The per capita income for the village is $12,708. 19.3% of the population and 8.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 20.0% are under the age of 18 and 18.8% are 65 or older.