Harvey, Michigan

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Harvey, Michigan
Location of Harvey, Michigan
Location of Harvey, Michigan
Coordinates: 46°29′41″N 87°21′16″W / 46.49472°N 87.35444°W / 46.49472; -87.35444
Country United States
State Michigan
County Marquette
Township Chocolay
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Land 2.0 sq mi (5.3 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,321
 • Density 646.9/sq mi (249.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 49855
Area code(s) 906
FIPS code 26-37080[1]
GNIS feature ID 0627901[2]

Harvey is an unincorporated community and suburb of Marquette, Michigan, known in the early years as "Harvey Location", in Chocolay Township, Marquette County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a census-designated place (CDP) for statistical purposes and has no legal status as an incorporated municipality. The population was 1,321 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), of which 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) (20.93%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,321 people, 565 households, and 346 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 646.9 per square mile (250.0/km²). There were 646 housing units at an average density of 316.4 per square mile (122.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.79% White, 1.06% African American, 2.42% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 565 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,321, and the median income for a family was $48,365. Males had a median income of $41,471 versus $25,536 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,733. About 2.9% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harvey, Michigan

Coordinates: 46°29′41″N 87°21′16″W / 46.49472°N 87.35444°W / 46.49472; -87.35444