Casnovia, Michigan

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Casnovia, Michigan
Village
Location of Casnovia, Michigan
Location of Casnovia, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°14′5″N 85°47′18″W / 43.23472°N 85.78833°W / 43.23472; -85.78833
Country United States
State Michigan
Counties Kent, Muskegon
Area[1]
 • Total 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Land 1.08 sq mi (2.80 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 319
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 322
 • Density 295.4/sq mi (114.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49318
Area code(s) 616
FIPS code 26-13820[4]
GNIS feature ID 0622844[5]

Casnovia is a village in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is situated on the boundary between Muskegon and Kent counties and lies partially within both. The population was 319 at the 2010 census. The village is located partially within Casnovia Township.

History[edit]

Casnovia was founded in 1850 by Lot Fulkerson and gained a post office in 1851. It was platted in 1862 and incorporated as a village in 1875. The name is derived from the Latin words case for home and nova for new.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2), of which 1.08 square miles (2.80 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 319 people, 121 households, and 94 families residing in the village. The population density was 295.4 inhabitants per square mile (114.1 /km2). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 121.3 per square mile (46.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 88.4% White, 0.3% African American, 1.9% Native American, 4.4% from other races, and 5.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.6% of the population.

There were 121 households of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.3% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 41.9 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 32.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 315 people, 122 households, and 91 families residing in the village. The population density was 287.6 per square mile (110.6/km²). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 115.0 per square mile (44.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.73% White, 0.32% Native American, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 122 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 107.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,019, and the median income for a family was $47,188. Males had a median income of $36,563 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,962. About 1.2% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Walter Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 102

Coordinates: 43°14′05″N 85°47′26″W / 43.23472°N 85.79056°W / 43.23472; -85.79056