Barryton, Michigan

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Barryton, Michigan
Village
Location of Barryton in Mecosta, Michigan
Location of Barryton in Mecosta, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°45′2″N 85°8′37″W / 43.75056°N 85.14361°W / 43.75056; -85.14361Coordinates: 43°45′2″N 85°8′37″W / 43.75056°N 85.14361°W / 43.75056; -85.14361
Country United States
State Michigan
County Mecosta
Area[1]
 • Total 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land 0.96 sq mi (2.49 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation 981 ft (299 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 355
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 361
 • Density 369.8/sq mi (142.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49305
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-05580[4]
GNIS feature ID 2398039[5]

Barryton is a village in Mecosta County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 355 at the 2010 census. The village is located in Fork Township on M-66. It was established in 1894.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), of which 0.96 square miles (2.49 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 411
1920 364 −11.4%
1930 331 −9.1%
1940 342 3.3%
1950 445 30.1%
1960 418 −6.1%
1970 368 −12.0%
1980 422 14.7%
1990 393 −6.9%
2000 381 −3.1%
2010 355 −6.8%
Est. 2015 357 [7] 0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 355 people, 154 households, and 89 families residing in the village. The population density was 369.8 inhabitants per square mile (142.8/km2). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 203.1 per square mile (78.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.0% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 154 households of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.2% were non-families. 39.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 41.2 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.7% were from 25 to 44; 21.1% were from 45 to 64; and 23.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 381 people, 159 households, and 104 families residing in the village. The population density was 402.6 per square mile (154.8/km²). There were 188 housing units at an average density of 198.7 per square mile (76.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.28% White, 1.84% African American, 0.79% Native American, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.57% of the population.

There were 159 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $23,333, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,166. About 15.1% of families and 18.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.8% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.

Culture[edit]

Barryton is home to the Barryton Lilac Festival. The annual festival is held in May and includes a car show, carnival rides, 5k race, flea market, and parade.[9]

Education[edit]

Barryton has one elementary school, Barryton Elementary. The school was built in 1935 and has about 260 students from preschool to fourth grade. [10] The school is part of Chippewa Hills School District.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Barryton, Michigan
  6. ^ Romig 1986, p. 44.
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Barryton Lilac Festival". Michigan.org. 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-05-26. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "Barryton Elementary" (webpage). http://chsd.us/barryton/index.htm Chippewa Hills School District. 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2015.  External link in |publisher= (help)

Sources[edit]

  • Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities. Great Lakes Books Series (Paperback). Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6.