Deckerville, Michigan

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Deckerville, Michigan
Village
Motto: "The Sunrise Side of the State"[1]
Location of Deckerville, Michigan
Location of Deckerville, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°31′33″N 82°44′18″W / 43.52583°N 82.73833°W / 43.52583; -82.73833
Country United States
State Michigan
County Sanilac
Area[2]
 • Total 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Land 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 830
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 814
 • Density 664.0/sq mi (256.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48427
Area code(s) 810
FIPS code 26-21100[5]
GNIS feature ID 0624443[6]
Website Deckerville, Michigan

Deckerville is a village in Sanilac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 830 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The village was named after Charles Decker, a local settler.[7]

Deckerville was platted in 1870 and incorporated in 1893.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 830 people, 311 households, and 201 families residing in the village. The population density was 664.0 inhabitants per square mile (256.4/km2). There were 388 housing units at an average density of 310.4 per square mile (119.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.7% White, 0.2% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 2.2% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.7% of the population.

There were 311 households of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.4% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the village was 38.6 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 944 people, 369 households, and 215 families residing in the village. The population density was 738.5 inhabitants per square mile (284.8/km²). There were 411 housing units at an average density of 321.5 per square mile (124.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.70% White, 0.32% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 3.18% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.05% of the population.

There were 369 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 35.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,083, and the median income for a family was $39,063. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $22,102 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,791. About 8.9% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.3% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deckerville, Michigan". Deckerville, Michigan. Retrieved August 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Deckerville, Michigan, MI". ePodunk. Retrieved August 24, 2012. 
  8. ^ Walter Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 149

Coordinates: 43°31′36″N 82°44′07″W / 43.52667°N 82.73528°W / 43.52667; -82.73528