Honor, Michigan

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Honor, Michigan
Village
Location of Honor, Michigan
Location of Honor, Michigan
Coordinates: 44°39′56″N 86°1′20″W / 44.66556°N 86.02222°W / 44.66556; -86.02222
Country United States
State Michigan
County Benzie
Area[1]
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 643 ft (196 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 328
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 326
 • Density 607.4/sq mi (234.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49640
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-39080[4]
GNIS feature ID 0628533[5]

Honor is a village in Benzie County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 328 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Homestead Township on U.S. Highway 31 along the Platte River.

Honor was founded in 1895. It was once a major logging town. Honor was incorporated as a village in 1914.

Honor hosts the Coho Festival during the month of August in celebration of the area's most important fish, the Coho Salmon.

Honor also has the only drive-in theater left in Northern Michigan;[6] the Cherry Bowl Diner is located in Honor on U.S. 31.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), of which 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 328 people, 135 households, and 87 families residing in the village. The population density was 607.4 inhabitants per square mile (234.5/km2). There were 186 housing units at an average density of 344.4 per square mile (133.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.0% White, 0.3% African American, 2.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 4.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 135 households of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 38 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 22.6% were from 45 to 64; and 20.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 299 people, 129 households, and 82 families residing in the village. The population density was 543.1 per square mile (209.9/km²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 277.9 per square mile (107.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 86.29% White, 6.02% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 3.01% from other races, and 4.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.34% of the population.

There were 129 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $22,273 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,274. About 4.1% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 3.9% of those sixty five 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. 
  6. ^ http://cherrybowldrivein.com/

Coordinates: 44°39′50″N 86°01′05″W / 44.66389°N 86.01806°W / 44.66389; -86.01806