Ubly, Michigan

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Ubly, Michigan
Village
wind farm near Ubly
wind farm near Ubly
Location of Ubly, Michigan
Location of Ubly, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°42′36″N 82°55′54″W / 43.71000°N 82.93167°W / 43.71000; -82.93167Coordinates: 43°42′36″N 82°55′54″W / 43.71000°N 82.93167°W / 43.71000; -82.93167
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyHuron
TownshipBingham Township
Area
 • Total1.34 sq mi (3.47 km2)
 • Land1.34 sq mi (3.47 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
784 ft (239 m)
Population
 • Total858
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
817
 • Density640/sq mi (250/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
48475
Area code(s)989
FIPS code26-81200[4]
GNIS feature ID1615315[5]

Ubly is a village in Huron County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 858 at the 2010 census. The village is within Bingham Township.

On February 25, 2004, a wolverine was spotted near Ubly, the first one sighted in Michigan for more than 200 years.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.34 square miles (3.47 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900432
19104422.3%
19204552.9%
19304805.5%
194059724.4%
195074324.5%
196081910.2%
19708999.8%
1980862−4.1%
1990821−4.8%
20008736.3%
2010858−1.7%
Est. 2016817[3]−4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 858 people, 382 households, and 224 families residing in the village. The population density was 640.3 inhabitants per square mile (247.2/km2). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 311.9 per square mile (120.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.1% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 382 households of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.1% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.4% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 40.8 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 19.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 873 people, 374 households, and 235 families residing in the village. The population density was 989.0/sq mi (381.9/km2). There were 405 housing units at an average density of 458.8/sq mi (177.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.9% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 374 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 33.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,729, and the median income for a family was $49,875. Males had a median income of $31,765 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,140. About 8.1% of families and 12.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.7% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

Historic building[edit]

Built in 1907 by local contractor David Pierce, the Citizens Bank Block also housed a harness shop and a library. Albert Sleeper (1862-1934), who served in the Michigan State Senate and as governor, co-founded the bank with his uncle A. W. Merrell, taking sole ownership in 1900. Sleeper owned several other banks and extensive real estate. Sleeper and his wife, Mary Moore, set up a library in the space above the bank in 1908. [8]

Notable people[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ubly, Michigan
  6. ^ "First Michigan wolverine spotted in 200 years", MSNBC
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ "Big Brother Cast: Nicole Franzel". CBS. Retrieved 2016-10-17.

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