Baroda, Michigan facts for kids
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Location within Berrien County
|• Type||Village council|
|• Total||0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)|
|• Land||0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||643 ft (196 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,230.13/sq mi (475.14/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2398036|
The first white settlers started to arrive in the 1830s and began clearing the land, draining the swamps, and building homes and farms. Michael Houser is considered the founder of Baroda, bargaining with the Indiana and Lake Michigan Railway Company to establish a station on his land. Houser platted the village ca. 1890. Houser named the community after Baroda in Gujarat, India. The village incorporated in 1907. The Baroda Post Office opened on January 1, 1891.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.72 square miles (1.86 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 873 people, 381 households, and 229 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,212.5 inhabitants per square mile (468.1/km2). There were 407 housing units at an average density of 565.3 per square mile (218.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.6% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.
There were 381 households, of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.9% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% 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 2.90.
The median age in the village was 37.8 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
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