Central Lake, Michigan

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Central Lake, Michigan
Village
Location of Central Lake, Michigan
Location of Central Lake, Michigan
Coordinates: 45°4′8″N 85°15′39″W / 45.06889°N 85.26083°W / 45.06889; -85.26083
Country United States
State Michigan
County Antrim
Area[1]
 • Total 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Land 1.07 sq mi (2.77 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 952
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 946
 • Density 889.7/sq mi (343.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49622
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-14400[4]
GNIS feature ID 0623004[5]

Central Lake is a village in Antrim County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 952 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Central Lake Township.

Central Lake is situated on a lake which is in the center of a chain of lakes and rivers in the county, hence the name.[6]

History[edit]

Central Lake was given a post office in 1869. James M. Wadsworth (son of Elk Rapis founded Abram S. Wadsworth) started a store here in 1872. The village was platted in 1883. The Chicago and Western Railroad put a depot here in 1892. It was incorporated as a village in 1895.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), of which, 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2) of it is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 952 people, 387 households, and 253 families residing in the village. The population density was 889.7 inhabitants per square mile (343.5 /km2). There were 549 housing units at an average density of 513.1 per square mile (198.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 0.1% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 387 households of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 42 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 990 people, 388 households, and 261 families residing in the village. The population density was 944.8 per square mile (364.0/km²). There were 483 housing units at an average density of 460.9 per square mile (177.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.58% White, 1.62% Native American, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 388 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,173, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $34,022 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,133. About 7.3% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region has large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Central Lake has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[8]

Climate data for Central Lake, Michigan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −2
(29)
−1
(31)
4
(40)
12
(54)
20
(68)
25
(77)
27
(81)
26
(79)
22
(71)
15
(59)
7
(45)
1
(33)
13
(55.6)
Average low °C (°F) −10
(14)
−12
(11)
−7
(19)
−1
(31)
5
(41)
10
(50)
13
(55)
12
(54)
9
(48)
4
(39)
−1
(30)
−7
(20)
1.3
(34.3)
Precipitation cm (inches) 5
(2)
3
(1.2)
3.8
(1.5)
6.1
(2.4)
7.4
(2.9)
8
(3)
7.1
(2.8)
8.4
(3.3)
10
(4)
8.6
(3.4)
7.9
(3.1)
5.6
(2.2)
80.9
(31.8)
Source: Weatherbase [9]

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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 74. 
  7. ^ Walter Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 107
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Central Lake, Michigan
  9. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on September 22, 2013.

Coordinates: 45°04′12″N 85°15′52″W / 45.07000°N 85.26444°W / 45.07000; -85.26444CentralLakeNews.com