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Lennon, Michigan
Village
Village of Lennon
Motto(s): 
Gateway to Two Counties
Location within Genesee County (right) and Shiawassee County (left)
Location within Genesee County (right) and Shiawassee County (left)
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Coordinates: 42°59′08″N 83°55′57″W / 42.98556°N 83.93250°W / 42.98556; -83.93250Coordinates: 42°59′08″N 83°55′57″W / 42.98556°N 83.93250°W / 42.98556; -83.93250
Country United States
State Michigan
Counties Genesee and Shiawassee
Townships Clayton and Venice
Established 1888
Government
 • Type Village council
Area
 • Total 0.91 sq mi (2.37 km2)
 • Land 0.91 sq mi (2.37 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
784 ft (239 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 511
 • Estimate 
(2019)
482
 • Density 527.93/sq mi (203.76/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48449
Area code(s) 810 and 989
FIPS code 26-46880
GNIS feature ID 2398419

Lennon is a village in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 511 at the 2010 census. The village is located along M-13 within Venice Township in Shiawassee County to the west and Clayton Township in Genesee County to the east.

History

The village was founded by Peter Lennon. He got the Grand Trunk Western Railroad routed through the settlement and a depot built there. He built a grain elevator, which was followed by other businesses. A post office was established in Genesee County in July 1880 with Lennon as the first postmaster. The office was transferred to Shiawassee County in February 1889.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.91 square miles (2.36 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 600
1990 534 −11.0%
2000 517 −3.2%
2010 511 −1.2%
2019 (est.) 482 −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 511 people, 181 households, and 133 families living in the village. The population density was 561.5 inhabitants per square mile (216.8/km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 213.2 per square mile (82.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.5% White, 0.4% African American, 2.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.

There were 181 households, of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.5% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.22.

The median age in the village was 40.5 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

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