Carleton, Michigan facts for kids
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|Village of Carleton|
Downtown Carleton along Monroe Street
Location within Monroe County
|• Total||0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)|
|• Land||0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||617 ft (188 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||2,375.38/sq mi (916.73/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0622719|
Carleton, which was named after Michigan poet Will Carleton, was platted in 1872 by Daniel Matthews and incorporated into a village in 1911. Primarily an agricultural community with an operating grain elevator, the village also contains several small businesses and restaurants.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,345 people, 953 households, and 631 families living in the village. The population density was 2,368.7 inhabitants per square mile (914.6/km2). There were 1,048 housing units at an average density of 1,058.6 per square mile (408.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 953 households, of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.8% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.02.
The median age in the village was 37.2 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
The village of Carleton is served by Airport Community Schools.
In Spanish: Carleton (Míchigan) para niños
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