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Cement City, Michigan
Village of Cement City
Cement City village office
Cement City village office
Location within Jackson County (top) and Lenawee County (bottom)
Location within Jackson County (top) and Lenawee County (bottom)
Cement City, Michigan is located in Michigan
Cement City, Michigan
Cement City, Michigan
Location in Michigan
Cement City, Michigan is located in the United States
Cement City, Michigan
Cement City, Michigan
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Michigan
Counties Jackson and Lenawee
Townships Columbia and Woodstock
Incorporated 1953
 • Type Village council
 • Total 0.93 sq mi (2.40 km2)
 • Land 0.89 sq mi (2.31 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)
1,056 ft (322 m)
 • Total 438
 • Estimate 
 • Density 479.24/sq mi (184.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
Area code(s) 517
FIPS code 26-14260
GNIS feature ID 0622963

Cement City is a village in the U.S. state of Michigan. The village is located within Woodstock Township in Lenawee County, with a small northern portion within Columbia Township in Jackson County. The population was 438 at the 2010 census.


The location first was given a post office named Woodstock after the township on January 3, 1838 with postmaster Almer Smith. While the post office was closed on October 13, 1859 but quickly reopened On December 3. The post was open until May 5, 1871 then again from January 27, 1881 to May 21, 1887.

Kelly's Corners post office, named after local early landowner Orson Kelly opened with John E. Turk as postmaster on February 17, 1868. On December 6, 1886 Kelly's Corner was renamed as Woodstock then to Cement on February 21, 1901. This after the 1900 formation of a unincorporated village under William Cohan in 1900 and named for the pending coming of a cement company. On March 5, 1901, the post office was renamed one final time to Cement City. Cement City was incorporated as a village in 1953.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.95 square miles (2.46 km2), of which 0.91 square miles (2.36 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 471
1970 531 12.7%
1980 539 1.5%
1990 493 −8.5%
2000 452 −8.3%
2010 438 −3.1%
2019 (est.) 427 −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 438 people, 174 households, and 115 families living in the village. The population density was 481.3 inhabitants per square mile (185.8/km2). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 205.5 per square mile (79.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.7% White, 0.7% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 174 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 40.4 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 30.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.


Cement City is served by the Columbia School District.

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