Stony Point, Michigan

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Stony Point, Michigan
Census-designated place & Unincorporated community
Stony Point from the air, looking southwest.
Stony Point from the air, looking southwest.
Location of Stony Point in Monroe County, Michigan
Location of Stony Point in Monroe County, Michigan
Coordinates: 41°56′29″N 83°15′54″W / 41.94139°N 83.26500°W / 41.94139; -83.26500Coordinates: 41°56′29″N 83°15′54″W / 41.94139°N 83.26500°W / 41.94139; -83.26500
Country United States
State Michigan
County Monroe
Township Frenchtown Charter Township
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 577 ft (176 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,724
 • Density 1,600/sq mi (570/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-76720[1]
GNIS feature ID 0638920[2]

Stony Point is an unincorporated community in Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a census-designated place (CDP) used for statistical purposes and does not have any legal status as an incorporated municipality. The population was 1,724 at the 2010 census.[3]

The community is in Frenchtown Charter Township on the shore of Lake Erie about 7 miles (11 km) northeast of downtown Monroe. The area defined by the CDP is bounded on the west by Burke Road, on the northwest by Brest Road, and on the north by Point aux Peaux Road. The CDP of Woodland Beach is about 3 miles (5 km) to the west. The Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant is adjacent to the north.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), of which 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) is land and 0.86% is water.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2000 census,[1] there were 1,775 people, 616 households and 492 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,553.6 per square mile (601.2/km²). There were 674 housing units at an average density of 589.9 per square mile (228.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.17% White, 0.56% African American, 1.30% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.25% of the population.

There were 616 households, of which 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.1% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.23.

30.5% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 109.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.

The median household income was $49,167 and the median family income was $59,583. Males had a median income of $46,542 compared with $30,385 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,667. About 3.3% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

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