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Kingsley, Michigan
—  Village  —
Location of Kingsley, Michigan
Coordinates: 44°35′3″N 85°32′14″W / 44.58417°N 85.53722°W / 44.58417; -85.53722
Country United States
State Michigan
County Grand Traverse
 - Total 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 - Land 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 968 ft (295 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,469
 - Density 1,324.8/sq mi (511.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49649
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-43340[1]
GNIS feature ID 0629725[2]

Kingsley is a village in Paradise Township, Grand Traverse County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,469 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), all land. The Kingsley ZIP code, 49649, serves the majority of Paradise Township, as well as the southwest corner of Union Township, the western portion of Fife Lake Township, a portion of northern Greenwood Township, the northeast corner of Hanover Township, a large portion of western Mayfield Township, and the southwest corner of Blair Township.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,469 people, 501 households, and 375 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,324.8 per square mile (511.0/km²). There were 524 housing units at an average density of 472.6/sq mi (182.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.28% White, 0.27% African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.75% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.77% of the population.

There were 501 households out of which 47.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the village the population was spread out with 33.9% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 15.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,614, and the median income for a family was $37,875. Males had a median income of $30,263 versus $21,196 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,945. About 8.7% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ 49649 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Burea, 2000 census

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