Copemish, Michigan facts for kids
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Location of Copemish, Michigan
|• Total||0.98 sq mi (2.53 km2)|
|• Land||0.93 sq mi (2.42 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)|
|Elevation||817 ft (249 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||206.64/sq mi (79.82/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0623800|
Copemish was platted in 1889. It was incorporated as a village in 1891. It had previously been used as a site to hold councils by the Ojibwe.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.51 km2), of which 0.93 square miles (2.41 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
From the 1940s into the early 1970s, it was the center of a thriving pickling community with multiple large label pickle producers in the area. Since then, farming has become more localized and the community now centers around Crystal Mountain, a luxury resort to the north, as well as a regular flea market and auction.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 194 people, 78 households, and 53 families residing in the village. The population density was 208.6 inhabitants per square mile (80.5/km2). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 117.2 per square mile (45.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.3% White, 1.5% Native American, and 5.2% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.4% of the population.
There were 78 households, of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.1% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.79.
The median age in the village was 42.8 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.6% male and 47.4% female.
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