McBain, Michigan

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McBain, Michigan
City
Location of McBain, Michigan
Location of McBain, Michigan
Coordinates: 44°11′37″N 85°12′48″W / 44.19361°N 85.21333°W / 44.19361; -85.21333Coordinates: 44°11′37″N 85°12′48″W / 44.19361°N 85.21333°W / 44.19361; -85.21333
Country United States
State Michigan
County Missaukee
Area[1]
 • Total 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Land 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,237 ft (377 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 656
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 669
 • Density 520/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49657
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-49980[4]
GNIS feature ID 631799[5]

McBain is a city in Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 656 at the 2010 census. This small city, the eight smallest city in Michigan, has the very small roadside Wayside Chapel.[6]

History[edit]

McBain began as a settlement around a sawmill in Riverside Township, founded by Gillis McBain in 1887.[7] A station on the Toledo, Ann Arbor and North Michigan Railway opened on August 27, 1888[7] and a post office with the named "Owens" opened on September 10, 1888.[8] The post office was renamed McBain on September 17, 1889.[8] McBain incorporated as a village in 1893[citation needed] and as a city in 1907.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 709
1910 546 −23.0%
1920 547 0.2%
1930 463 −15.4%
1940 489 5.6%
1950 506 3.5%
1960 551 8.9%
1970 520 −5.6%
1980 519 −0.2%
1990 692 33.3%
2000 584 −15.6%
2010 656 12.3%
Est. 2016 669 [3] 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 656 people, 249 households, and 159 families residing in the city. The population density was 524.8 inhabitants per square mile (202.6/km2). There were 275 housing units at an average density of 220.0 per square mile (84.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 2.6% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 249 households of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 45.9 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 22.3% were from 45 to 64; and 28.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 42.1% male and 57.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 584 people, 246 households, and 154 families residing in the city. The population density was 478.6 per square mile (184.8/km²). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 222.1 per square mile (85.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.12% White, 0.86% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.17% Asian, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population.

There were 246 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 77.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,156, and the median income for a family was $43,594. Males had a median income of $31,538 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,356. About 3.8% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

McBain Rural Agricultural School and Northern Michigan Christian School[10] serves the community.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to !hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, McBain has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: McBain, Michigan
  6. ^ a b "The 18 tiniest cities in Michigan". Flint Journal. Mlive Media Group. December 4, 2016. p. 13. Retrieved December 5, 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Romig 1986, pp. 339.
  8. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: McBain Post Office
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Northern Michigan Christian School - McBain, MI". nmcs.us. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 
  11. ^ "McBain, Michigan Köppen Climate Classification (Weatherbase)". Weatherbase. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 

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