Kingsley, Michigan

Kingsley is a rural village in Paradise Township, Grand Traverse County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,480 at the 2010 census.

Kingsley, Michigan
Village of Kingsley
Official logo of Kingsley, Michigan
Location within Grand Traverse County
Location within Grand Traverse County
Kingsley is located in Michigan
Kingsley
Kingsley
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°35′03″N 85°32′14″W / 44.58417°N 85.53722°W / 44.58417; -85.53722Coordinates: 44°35′03″N 85°32′14″W / 44.58417°N 85.53722°W / 44.58417; -85.53722
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyGrand Traverse
TownshipParadise
Government
 • PresidentRodney Bogart
Area
 • Total1.22 sq mi (3.17 km2)
 • Land1.22 sq mi (3.15 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
968 ft (295 m)
Population
 • Total1,480
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
1,621
 • Density1,323.19/sq mi (510.72/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49649
Area code(s)231
FIPS code26-43340[4]
GNIS feature ID0629725[5]
WebsiteOfficial website
Kingsley village limit sign on eastbound M-113
Looking westward into Kingsley from M-113

GeographyEdit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.44 square miles (3.73 km2), of which 1.42 square miles (3.68 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[6] The Kingsley ZIP code, 49649, serves the majority of Paradise Township, as well as the southwest corner of Union Township, the western portion of Fife Lake Township, a portion of northern Greenwood Township, the northeast corner of Hanover Township, a large portion of western Mayfield Township, and the southwest corner of Blair Township.[7]

GovernmentEdit

The village president of Kingsley is Rodney Bogart. The president pro tempore is Dan Walton. The five village trustees are Chris McPherson, Nate Alger, Eric Weger, Jason Hamilton, and Jim King.[8]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1900419
191049718.6%
1920350−29.6%
1930302−13.7%
194038527.5%
195042510.4%
196058637.9%
19706327.8%
19806645.1%
199073811.1%
20001,46999.1%
20101,4800.7%
Est. 20181,621[3]9.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,480 people, 519 households, and 380 families living in the village. The population density was 1,042.3 inhabitants per square mile (402.4/km2). There were 568 housing units at an average density of 400.0 per square mile (154.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.6% White, 0.7% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 519 households of which 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.8% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% 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 3.26.

The median age in the village was 32.6 years. 31.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 22.1% were from 45 to 64; and 9.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,469 people, 501 households, and 375 families living in the village. The population density was 1,324.8 per square mile (511.0/km²). There were 524 housing units at an average density of 472.6 per square mile (182.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.28% White, 0.27% African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.75% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.77% of the population.

There were 501 households out of which 47.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the village, the population was spread out with 33.9% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 15.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,229, and the median income for a family was undetermined. Males had a median income of more than females. The per capita income for the village was $16,508. About 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line.

TransportationEdit

RoadwaysEdit

  •   M-113 runs east–west through downtown Kingsley as Main Street
  •   M-37 runs north–south approximately six miles (9.7 km) west of town, with access to US 31 and Traverse City.
  •   M-186 provides a direct connection with M-113 and nearby Fife Lake, about six miles (9.7 km) east of town.
  •   US 131 is a north-south highway connecting Petoskey and Indiana, about 8 12 miles (13.7 km) east of town, in Fife Lake.
  • Garfield Road and Summit City Road (CR 611), a major north–south county road providing direct service between Kingsley and Traverse City.
  • Indian Trails bus service runs through the town.

Air travelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved January 19, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 2, 2012. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
  7. ^ "49649 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. 2000.
  8. ^ "Village Council - Village of Kingsley, Michigan". www.villageofkingsley.com. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.