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Beulah, Michigan
Village
Location within Benzie County
Location within Benzie County
Beulah, Michigan is located in Michigan
Beulah, Michigan
Beulah, Michigan
Location in Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Benzie
Township Benzonia
Area
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.08 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
607 ft (185 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 342
 • Estimate 
(2019)
345
 • Density 833.33/sq mi (321.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49617
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-08100
GNIS feature ID 2398114

Beulah is a village in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Benzie County. The population was 342 at the 2010 census. It is located in Benzonia Township at the southeast end of Crystal Lake, about one mile (1.6 km) north of Benzonia on U.S. Highway 31 (US 31).

Beulah was founded in 1880 by Charles E. Bailey. Its name comes from Isaiah 62:4. The Beulah post office was established in 1892.

Library

Darcy Library of Beulah

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 378
1950 458 21.2%
1960 436 −4.8%
1970 461 5.7%
1980 454 −1.5%
1990 421 −7.3%
2000 363 −13.8%
2010 342 −5.8%
2019 (est.) 345 0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 342 people, 161 households, and 81 families living in the village. The population density was 795.3 inhabitants per square mile (307.1/km2). There were 375 housing units at an average density of 872.1 per square mile (336.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.0% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 161 households, of which 12.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.0% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 0.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 49.7% were non-families. 43.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.81 and the average family size was 2.44.

The median age in the village was 52.7 years. 10.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.6% were from 25 to 44; 37.2% were from 45 to 64; and 24.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

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