Garden, Michigan

There is also Garden City in Wayne County.

Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 221 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Garden Township.

Garden, Michigan
Aerial view of the village of Garden
Aerial view of the village of Garden
Location within Delta County
Location within Delta County
Garden is located in Michigan
Garden
Garden
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 45°46′28″N 86°33′06″W / 45.77444°N 86.55167°W / 45.77444; -86.55167
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyDelta
TownshipGarden
Incorporated1886
Government
 • PresidentConnie Wilson
Area
 • Total1.03 sq mi (2.68 km2)
 • Land0.83 sq mi (2.14 km2)
 • Water0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
Elevation
591 ft (180 m)
Population
 • Total221
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
211
 • Density255.45/sq mi (98.68/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49835
Area code(s)906
FIPS code26-31380[4]
GNIS feature ID0626629[5]

M-183 runs through the village, connecting with Fayette eight miles (13 km) southwest and with U.S. Highway 2 at Garden Corners, nine miles (14 km) to the north.

HistoryEdit

When this area was first settled around 1850 by Metis it was known as Garden Bay or Haley's Bay. It was incorporated as a village in 1886.[6]

GeographyEdit

The village is situated on the Garden Peninsula where the Garden Creek flows into Garden Bay, a small inlet off the Big Bay de Noc, which opens onto Green Bay, on Lake Michigan.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), of which 0.81 square miles (2.10 km2) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) is water.[7]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890458
19004651.5%
19104976.9%
1920395−20.5%
1930371−6.1%
194046224.5%
1950399−13.6%
1960380−4.8%
1970336−11.6%
1980296−11.9%
1990268−9.5%
2000240−10.4%
2010221−7.9%
2019 (est.)211[3]−4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 221 people, 99 households, and 63 families living in the village. The population density was 272.8 inhabitants per square mile (105.3/km2). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 165.4 per square mile (63.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 87.3% White, 5.0% Native American, and 7.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 99 households, of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.65.

The median age in the village was 49.4 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.7% were from 25 to 44; 34.8% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 240 people, 104 households, and 74 families living in the village. The population density was 283.1 per square mile (109.0/km2). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 152.2 per square mile (58.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 80.42% White, 8.75% Native American, and 10.83% from two or more races.

There were 104 households, out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 24.2% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $46,500. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $30,469 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,605. About 3.0% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.2% of those 65 or over.

ClimateEdit

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, Garden has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

Notable peopleEdit

These notable people were born in Garden, Michigan.

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. ^ Romig 1986, p. 217.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ Climate Summary for Garden, Michigan
  10. ^ "Rep. John Bennett Dies in Maryland". The Escanaba Daily Press. Associated Press. 10 August 1964. Retrieved 18 June 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "James Dotsch Seeks Office". The Escanaba Daily Press. 24 July 1934. p. 5. Retrieved 18 June 2017 – via Newspapers.com.

SourcesEdit

  • 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. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6.

Coordinates: 45°46′29″N 86°33′03″W / 45.77472°N 86.55083°W / 45.77472; -86.55083