is a city located in Arenac County, Michigan
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 1,581. It is the county seat
of Arenac County6
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 5.5 km²
). 5.5 km² (2.1 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,581 people, 619 households, and 362 families residing in the city. The population density
is 285.2/km² (738.1/mi²). There are 672 housing units at an average density of 121.2/km² (313.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.52% White, 0.25% African American
, 0.63% Native American
, 0.89% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.82% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 2.02% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 619 households out of which 32.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.4% are married couples living together, 14.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.4% are non-families. 37.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 3.08.
In the city the population is spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $22,212, and the median income for a family is $31,719. Males have a median income of $28,523 versus $20,333 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,608. 19.1% of the population and 16.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.5% are under the age of 18 and 14.7% are 65 or older.