Carsonville, Michigan facts for kids
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Location of Carsonville, Michigan
|• Total||1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)|
|• Land||1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||810 ft (247 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||427.46/sq mi (165.09/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0622798|
Carsonville is a village in Sanilac County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 527 at the 2010 census. The village is situated at on the boundary between Bridgehampton Township and Washington Township, with about half the village in each.
The village began with a store built in 1853 operated by Silas C. Hall, who also became the first postmaster in 1857. The place was initially called Hall's Corners. It was renamed in 1884 after local store-owner and businessman Arthur Carson, who built his first store there in 1864. The village incorporated in 1887.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.13 square miles (2.93 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 527 people, 195 households, and 134 families living in the village. The population density was 466.4 inhabitants per square mile (180.1/km2). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 198.2 per square mile (76.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.
There were 195 households, of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.05.
The median age in the village was 35.6 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
- M-46 passes through Carsonville going east and west.
- Local freight rail service is provided by shortline Huron and Eastern Railway (HESR).
- Carsonville-Port Sanilac Schools has a combined high school and middle school off M-46 east of Carsonville. The elementary school is located within the village limits on M-46 (Chandler Street).
In Spanish: Carsonville (Míchigan) para niños
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