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Mattawan, Michigan
Village
Location of Mattawan, Michigan
Location of Mattawan, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Van Buren
Area
 • Total 3.83 sq mi (9.92 km2)
 • Land 3.81 sq mi (9.87 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,997
 • Estimate (2012) 1,977
 • Density 524.1/sq mi (202.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49071
Area code(s) 269
FIPS code 26-52380
GNIS feature ID 0631736
Website http://www.mattawanmi.com/

Mattawan is a village in Antwerp Township, Van Buren County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,997 at the 2010 census.

History

The town was named after Matteawan, New York (now Beacon, New York), a village on the Hudson River.[1]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.83 square miles (9.92 km2), of which 3.81 square miles (9.87 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 240
1970 1,569
1980 2,143 36.6%
1990 2,456 14.6%
2000 2,536 3.3%
2010 1,997 −21.3%
Est. 2015 1,947 −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,997 people, 788 households, and 533 families residing in the village. The population density was 524.1 inhabitants per square mile (202.4/km2). There were 873 housing units at an average density of 229.1 per square mile (88.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.9% White, 2.2% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 788 households of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.4% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the village was 36.5 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 11.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,536 people, 961 households, and 711 families residing in the village. The population density was 615.4 per square mile (237.7/km²). There were 1,024 housing units at an average density of 248.5 per square mile (96.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.16% White, 1.89% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 1.22% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.12% of the population.

There were 961 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village, the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $88,241, and the median income for a family was $98,259. Males had a median income of $75,967 versus $64,647 for females. The per capita income for the village was $67,971. About 3.2% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including .8% of those under age 18 and 1.6% of those age 65 or over.

Business

Although a rural village, Mattawan is home to many local area businesses and offices. The downtown area underwent a revitalization of sorts beginning in 2009. The original downtown area remains the same, but new construction has begun at the corner of Main Street and McGillen Ave. Recent additions to the area include a dry-cleaning business, coffee shop, computer repair store, nail salon, pharmacy and multiple restaurants. North of the I-94 division lies another retail/restaurant area. Below are just some of the area businesses:

  • Chinn-Chinn Asian Bistro
  • Java Joint
  • Main Street Pub
  • Mancino's
  • Medicine Tree Pharmacy
  • MPI Research
  • Nadean's Coffee and Bakery
  • Neighborhood Dry Cleaners
  • Pizza Hut
  • Subway
  • Tek 21 Computer & Electronics
  • Nonla Vietnamese Street Food
  • Halftime C-Store

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