Coopersville, Michigan facts for kids
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Location of Coopersville in Ottawa County, Michigan
|incorporated||1871 (as village)
January 1, 1967 (as city)
|• Total||4.81 sq mi (12.47 km2)|
|• Land||4.81 sq mi (12.46 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||636 ft (193.8 m)|
|• Density||1,003.74/sq mi (387.17/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||616 Exchange: 997|
|GNIS feature ID||0623797|
The city is located within Polkton Township, though it is administratively autonomous. It lies just north of Interstate 96 along the eastern township boundary, adjacent to Wright Township on the east. There are two exits on I-96, one at the southeast corner of the city and the other at the southwest corner.
Coopersville served as the primary filming location for the 2012 football film Touchback.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.81 square miles (12.46 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2020, there were 4,828 people, 1,755 households, and 1,568 families living in the city. The population density was 1003.74/sq mi. There were 1813 housing units. The racial makeup of the city was 89.02% White, 1.36% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 2.26% from other races, and 6.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.47% of the population.
There were 1,755 households, of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.25% were married couples living together, 10.14% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present. The average family size was 3.38.
The median age in the city was 30.5 years. 30.4% of residents were under the age of 18, and 12.1% were 65 years of age or older.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,275 people, 1,604 households, and 1,103 families living in the city. The population density was 888.8 inhabitants per square mile (343.2/km2). There were 1,742 housing units at an average density of 362.2 per square mile (139.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.
There were 1,604 households, of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.2% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.23.
The median age in the city was 32.8 years. 29.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 22% were from 45 to 64; and 11.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
Coopersville and Marne Railway
Primary and secondary schools
- Coopersville High School
- Coopersville Middle School
- South Elementary
- East Elementary
- West Early Childhood Center
- Butch Miller, a NASCAR driver
- Del Shannon, 1960s rock singer and guitarist
- Tim Steele, an ARCA racer
In Spanish: Coopersville para niños
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