Morley, Michigan

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Morley, Michigan
Village
Location of Morley, Michigan
Location of Morley, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°29′27″N 85°26′38″W / 43.49083°N 85.44389°W / 43.49083; -85.44389
Country United States
State Michigan
County Mecosta
Area[1]
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 0.90 sq mi (2.33 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
Elevation 915 ft (279 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 493
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 501
 • Density 547.8/sq mi (211.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49336
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-55540[4]
GNIS feature ID 1620897[5]

Morley is a village in Deerfield Township, Mecosta County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 493 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), of which 0.90 square miles (2.33 km2) is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 493 people, 182 households, and 115 families residing in the village. The population density was 547.8 inhabitants per square mile (211.5/km2). There were 223 housing units at an average density of 247.8 per square mile (95.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.3% White, 1.0% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.7% of the population.

There were 182 households of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.8% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age in the village was 33.6 years. 30% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% 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[4] of 2000, there were 495 people, 194 households, and 120 families residing in the village. The population density was 536.9 per square mile (207.7/km²). There were 218 housing units at an average density of 236.5/sq mi (91.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.58% White, 0.20% African American, 1.01% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 194 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the village the population was spread out with 31.7% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 76.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $31,442, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,634. About 11.3% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under age 18 and 19.7% of those age 65 or over.

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