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Caseville, Michigan
—  Village  —
Location of Caseville, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°56′36″N 83°16′20″W / 43.94333°N 83.27222°W / 43.94333; -83.27222
Country United States
State Michigan
County Huron
 - Total 1.1 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 - Land 1.1 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 600 ft (183 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 888
 - Density 778.4/sq mi (300.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48725
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-13760[1]
GNIS feature ID 0622835[2]

Caseville is a village in Huron County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 888 at the 2000 census. The village is within Caseville Township. It is home to the 10-day Cheeseburger in Caseville festival, a tribute to Jimmy Buffett's song "Cheeseburger in Paradise". It has been also called the Perch Capital of Michigan for its extraordinary catches of the native fish yellow "perch".



  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (3.0 km²), all land with the exception of the Pigeon River which runs through the downtown area to the municpal harbor and out to Saginaw Bay.
  • It is considered to be part of the Thumb of Michigan, which in turn is a subregion of the Flint/Tri-Cities.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 888 people, 432 households, and 241 families residing in the village. The population density was 778.4 per square mile (300.8/km²). There were 698 housing units at an average density of 611.9/sq mi (236.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.52% White, 0.23% African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35% of the population.

There were 432 households out of which 19.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.2% were non-families. 39.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the village the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 26.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,065, and the median income for a family was $36,750. Males had a median income of $27,222 versus $20,982 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,501. About 7.8% of families and 13.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 17.1% of those age 65 or over.


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Coordinates: 43°56′28″N 83°16′17″W / 43.94111°N 83.27139°W / 43.94111; -83.27139



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