Olivet, Michigan

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Olivet, Michigan
City
Location of Olivet inside Eaton County
Location of Olivet inside Eaton County
Coordinates: 42°26′29″N 84°55′27″W / 42.44139°N 84.92417°W / 42.44139; -84.92417Coordinates: 42°26′29″N 84°55′27″W / 42.44139°N 84.92417°W / 42.44139; -84.92417
Country United States
State Michigan
County Eaton
Founded 1844
Government
 • Mayor Gary Peterson
Area[1]
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,605
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,609
 • Density 1,573.5/sq mi (607.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49076
Area code(s) 269
FIPS code 26-60580[4]
GNIS feature ID 0634039[5]
Website http://www.cityofolivet.org/

Olivet is a city in Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,605 at the 2010 census. Olivet College is located in the city.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,605 people, 426 households, and 247 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,573.5 inhabitants per square mile (607.5 /km2). There were 483 housing units at an average density of 473.5 per square mile (182.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.8% White, 6.8% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.

There were 426 households of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.0% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 21.7 years. 15.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 47.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.9% were from 25 to 44; 15% were from 45 to 64; and 6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,758 people, 474 households, and 293 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,735.0 people per square mile (672.0/km²). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 481.6 per square mile (186.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.30% White, 9.61% African American, 1.65% Native American, 1.65% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.76% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.10% of the population.

There were 474 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.1% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% 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 3.20.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 41.5% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 11.8% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,474, and the median income for a family was $40,781. Males had a median income of $30,602 versus $19,904 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,682. About 8.0% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

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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. 

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