|Village of Lennon|
Location of Lennon, Michigan
|• President||Byron Vowell|
|• Clerk||William Sprague|
|• Treasurer||Gayle Raymond|
|• Total||0.91 sq mi (2.36 km2)|
|• Land||0.91 sq mi (2.36 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||784 ft (239 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||503|
|• Density||561.5/sq mi (216.8/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||810 and 989|
|GNIS feature ID||2398419|
Lennon is a village in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 511 at the 2010 census. The village is situated on M-13, the boundary between Venice Township in Shiawassee County and Clayton Township in Genesee County and is partially in both.
The village was founded by Peter Lennon. He got the Grand Trunk Western Railroad routed through the settlement and a depot built there. He built a grain elevator, which was followed by other businesses. A post office was established in Genesee County in July 1880 with Lennon as the first postmaster. The office was transferred to Shiawassee County in February 1889.
As of the census of 2010, there were 511 people, 181 households, and 133 families residing in the village. The population density was 561.5 inhabitants per square mile (216.8/km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 213.2 per square mile (82.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.5% White, 0.4% African American, 2.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.
There were 181 households of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.5% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.22.
The median age in the village was 40.5 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 517 people, 179 households, and 146 families residing in the village. The population density was 560.7 per square mile (217.0/km²). There were 189 housing units at an average density of 205.0 per square mile (79.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.26% White, 0.39% African American, 0.39% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.13% of the population.
There were 179 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.5% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.9% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the village the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $48,583, and the median income for a family was $50,227. Males had a median income of $40,972 versus $30,833 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,148. About 2.1% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.
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