- Elk Rapids, Michigan
official_name = Elk Rapids, Michigan
settlement_type = Village
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Elk Rapids, Michigan
area_total_km2 = 5.2
area_land_km2 = 4.3
area_water_km2 = 0.9
area_total_sq_mi = 2.0
area_land_sq_mi = 1.7
area_water_sq_mi = 0.3
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1700
population_density_km2 = 391.6
population_density_sq_mi = 1014.3
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 182
elevation_ft = 597
latd = 44 |latm = 53 |lats = 49 |latNS = N
longd = 85 |longm = 24 |longs = 38 |longEW = W
Elk Rapids is a village in Antrim County in the
U.S. stateof Michigan. The population was 1,700 at the 2000 census. The village is located within Elk Rapids Township. It is physically divided into two by the Elk River, a conduit between nearby Elk Lake and Grand Traverse Bay. Elk Rapids is the home to Elk Rapids High School.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), of which, 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (17.33%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,700 people, 769 households, and 483 families residing in the village. The population densitywas 1,014.3 per square mile (390.7/km²). There were 1,056 housing units at an average density of 630.1/sq mi (242.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.00% White, 0.29% African American, 1.00% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.12% of the population.
There were 769 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the village the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $31,382, and the median income for a family was $45,179. Males had a median income of $30,845 versus $23,167 for females. The
per capita incomefor the village was $19,735. About 7.6% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.elkrapids.com/ Village and Township of Elk Rapids, MI]
* [http://www.erschools.com/ Elk Rapids Public Schools]
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