Wolverine, Michigan

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For the unincorporated community in Houghton County, see Wolverine, Houghton County, Michigan.
Wolverine, Michigan
Village
Location of Wolverine, Michigan
Location of Wolverine, Michigan
Coordinates: 45°16′21″N 84°36′21″W / 45.27250°N 84.60583°W / 45.27250; -84.60583Coordinates: 45°16′21″N 84°36′21″W / 45.27250°N 84.60583°W / 45.27250; -84.60583
Country United States
State Michigan
County Cheboygan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 244
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 241
 • Density 249.0/sq mi (96.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49799
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-88240[4]
GNIS feature ID 1616712[5]

Wolverine is a village in Cheboygan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 244 at the 2010 census.

The village is in the sparsely populated southwest corner of Cheboygan County, lying mostly within Nunda Township, though a small portion lies in adjacent Wilmot Township. It is on Interstate 75, 19 miles north of Gaylord and 9 miles south of Indian River and about 34 miles south of the Mackinac Bridge.

Geography[edit]

Wolverine is situated on the Sturgeon River where the west branch joins the main branch at 45°16′24″N 84°36′16″W / 45.27333°N 84.60444°W / 45.27333; -84.60444.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), of which 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 244 people, 94 households, and 64 families residing in the village. The population density was 249.0 inhabitants per square mile (96.1 /km2). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 149.0 per square mile (57.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.3% White, 0.8% Asian, and 4.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 94 households of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.9% were non-families. 25.5% 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 2.60 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the village was 40.3 years. 27% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.3% male and 53.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 359 people, 131 households, and 91 families residing in the village. The population density was 403.5 per square mile (155.7/km²). There were 158 housing units at an average density of 177.6 per square mile (68.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.33% White and 1.67% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $22,813, and the median income for a family was $26,500. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $17,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $9,612. About 14.4% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.6% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over.

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.