Buckley, Michigan

Buckley is a village in Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan.[3] The population was 697 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Hanover Township.[4]

Buckley, Michigan
Village of Buckley
Location within Wexford County
Location within Wexford County
Buckley is located in Michigan
Buckley
Buckley
Location within the state of Michigan
Buckley is located in the United States
Buckley
Buckley
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 44°30′12″N 85°40′18″W / 44.50333°N 85.67167°W / 44.50333; -85.67167Coordinates: 44°30′12″N 85°40′18″W / 44.50333°N 85.67167°W / 44.50333; -85.67167
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyWexford
Founded1905
Incorporated1907
Government
 • TypeVillage council
 • PresidentDennis Kuhn
 • ClerkDennis Kuhn II
Area
 • Total1.89 sq mi (4.88 km2)
 • Land1.82 sq mi (4.72 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation
1,050 ft (320 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total775
 • Density425.59/sq mi (164.28/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49620
Area code(s)231
FIPS code26-11480[2]
GNIS feature ID2397486[3]

HistoryEdit

Buckley was originally founded in 1905 as a railroad station operated by the Manistee and North-Eastern Railroad, and the community was named for the local Buckley & Douglas Lumber Company. The Buckley post office was established on March 31, 1906. The community incorporated as a village in 1907.[5]

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.84 square miles (4.77 km2), of which 1.78 square miles (4.61 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (3.265) is water.[4]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910464
1920352−24.1%
1930236−33.0%
1940217−8.1%
1950194−10.6%
196024727.3%
1970244−1.2%
198035746.3%
199040212.6%
200055036.8%
201069726.7%
202077511.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 697 people, 246 households, and 175 families residing in the village. The population density was 391.6 inhabitants per square mile (151.2/km2). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 168.5 per square mile (65.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.3% White, 0.7% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.9% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 246 households, of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.9% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the village was 30.2 years. 31.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32% were from 25 to 44; 21.4% were from 45 to 64; and 7.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 550 people, 185 households, and 145 families residing in the village. The population density was 309.4 per square mile (119.3/km2). There were 212 housing units at an average density of 119.3 per square mile (46.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.64% White, 0.73% African American, 2.36% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 1.27% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.64% of the population.

There were 185 households, out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 31.5% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,667, and the median income for a family was $37,212. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,258. About 5.2% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 21, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Buckley, Michigan
  4. ^ a b "Michigan: 2010 Population and Housing Unit Counts 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). 2010 United States census. United States Census Bureau. September 2012. p. 45 Michigan. Retrieved January 30, 2022.
  5. ^ Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities. Great Lakes Books Series (Paperback). Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25.