Maybee, Michigan facts for kids
Bluebush Rd., facing west
Location in Monroe County and the state of Michigan
|• Total||1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)|
|• Land||1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||636 ft (194 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||556|
|• Density||562.0/sq mi (217.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0631766|
|Maybee Village Hall|
|Location||9051 Raisin Street|
|Coordinates||Script error: The function "coordinsert" does not exist.|
|Designated||March 15, 1988|
Maybee is a village in southwestern Exeter Township in Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan, established in 1873 and incorporated in 1899. The population was 562 at the 2010 census. Most of the village is served by Monroe Public Schools and is located in the extreme northwest portion of the district, but the westernmost strip of the village is located within the Dundee Community Schools district.
Maybee was named for Abram Maybee, who, along with Joseph Klotz, surveyed, platted, and sold the land that became the village between 1873 and 1875. The village was incorporated in 1899. Spurred on by the railroad, the village grew to include a grain elevator, grist mill, stone quarry, sand pit, hotel, three churches, two schools, and several small factories and stores. It is primarily an agricultural community. The grain elevator and quarry are still operating, along with several small businesses and restaurants.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), of which 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 562 people, 205 households, and 154 families residing in the village. The population density was 562.0 inhabitants per square mile (217.0/km2). There were 223 housing units at an average density of 223.0 per square mile (86.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 1.4% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 205 households of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.9% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.23.
The median age in the village was 34.9 years. 31% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 30.9% were from 45 to 64; and 5.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 505 people, 170 households, and 126 families residing in the village. The population density was 432.3 per square mile (166.7/km²). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 157.5 per square mile (60.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.42% White, 0.40% African American, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.78% of the population.
There were 170 households out of which 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.42.
In the village, the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 114.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $50,962, and the median income for a family was $60,000. Males had a median income of $42,386 versus $23,929 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,716. About 2.4% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.
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