Le Roy, Michigan

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Le Roy, Michigan
Village
Location of Le Roy, Michigan
Location of Le Roy, Michigan
Coordinates: 44°2′16″N 85°27′10″W / 44.03778°N 85.45278°W / 44.03778; -85.45278
Country United States
State Michigan
County Osceola
Area[1]
 • Total 0.97 sq mi (2.51 km2)
 • Land 0.97 sq mi (2.51 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,260 ft (384 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 256
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 254
 • Density 263.9/sq mi (101.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49655
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-47100[4]
GNIS feature ID 0630237[5]
Website http://www.leroymichigan.org/

Le Roy is a village in Osceola County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 256 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Le Roy Township.

History[edit]

A post office called Le Roy has been in operation since 1872.[6] The village was named for an Indian chief.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.51 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 134
1890 452 237.3%
1900 375 −17.0%
1910 331 −11.7%
1920 642 94.0%
1930 270 −57.9%
1940 274 1.5%
1950 243 −11.3%
1960 267 9.9%
1970 248 −7.1%
1980 293 18.1%
1990 251 −14.3%
2000 267 6.4%
2010 256 −4.1%
Est. 2014 253 [8] −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 256 people, 97 households, and 68 families residing in the village. The population density was 263.9 inhabitants per square mile (101.9/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 114.4 per square mile (44.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.1% White, 1.6% African American, 0.8% Native American, and 1.6% from two or more races.

There were 97 households of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the village was 39.6 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 267 people, 100 households, and 74 families residing in the village. The population density was 275.1 per square mile (106.3/km²). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 109.2 per square mile (42.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.75% White, 0.37% Asian, and 1.87% from two or more races.

There were 100 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 74.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,188, and the median income for a family was $40,694. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,434. About 4.1% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those sixty five or over.

Notable person[edit]

Astronomer Forest Ray Moulton

References[edit]

Coordinates: 44°02′17″N 85°27′14″W / 44.03806°N 85.45389°W / 44.03806; -85.45389