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Gagetown, Michigan
Village
Location of Gagetown, Michigan
Location of Gagetown, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Tuscola
Area
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 388
 • Estimate (2012) 382
 • Density 395.9/sq mi (152.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48735
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-31180
GNIS feature ID 0626592

Gagetown is a village in Tuscola County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 388 at the 2010 census. It is located in the northeastern corner of Elmwood Township.

Gagetown is northeast of the Saginaw metropolitan area as well as the village of Caro.

History

Gagetown began around a mill founded by Joseph Gage in 1869. The village was platted in 1871 and incorporated in 1887.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 237
1900 329 38.8%
1910 358 8.8%
1920 440 22.9%
1930 368 −16.4%
1940 354 −3.8%
1950 401 13.3%
1960 376 −6.2%
1970 408 8.5%
1980 428 4.9%
1990 337 −21.3%
2000 389 15.4%
2010 388 −0.3%
Est. 2015 379 −2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 388 people, 150 households, and 107 families residing in the village. The population density was 395.9 inhabitants per square mile (152.9/km2). There were 171 housing units at an average density of 174.5 per square mile (67.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 1.0% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.

There were 150 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the village was 38.2 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 389 people, 154 households, and 103 families residing in the village. The population density was 406.3 per square mile (156.5/km²). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 174.4 per square mile (67.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 91.52% White, 1.03% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 2.83% from other races, and 3.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.20% of the population.

There were 154 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% 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 3.00.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $34,444. Males had a median income of $26,354 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,165. About 11.7% of families and 14.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Coordinates: 43°39′26″N 83°14′42″W / 43.65722°N 83.245°W / 43.65722; -83.245

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