Dundee, Michigan facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
|Village of Dundee|
Dundee Historic District along M-50
Location within Monroe County
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|• Type||Village council|
|• Total||5.28 sq mi (13.68 km2)|
|• Land||5.24 sq mi (13.58 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)|
|Elevation||666 ft (203 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||877.55/sq mi (338.84/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0624990|
Dundee is a village in Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,957 at the 2010 census. The village is within Dundee Township and is served by Dundee Community Schools.
Settled as early as 1823, Dundee was incorporated as a village in 1855. The downtown Dundee Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, which also includes the Old Mill Museum and the Macon Reservation of the River Raisin National Battlefield Park. The village is nicknamed the "Hub of the Highways" due to the intersection of major historic thoroughfares at the village's center (specifically present-day M-50 and U.S. Route 23).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.08 square miles (15.75 km2), of which 6.04 square miles (15.64 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,957 people, 1,539 households, and 1,035 families living in the village. The population density was 655.1 inhabitants per square mile (252.9/km2). There were 1,742 housing units at an average density of 288.4 per square mile (111.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.5% White, 0.9% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.
There were 1,539 households, of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.7% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.14.
The median age in the village was 34.3 years. 27% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.1% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 11.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
- Catharine Hitchcock Tilden Avery, author and educator who was born in Dundee
- Joel Dean, founder of Dean & DeLuca.
Images for kids
Old Mill Museum in 2008
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