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Sherwood, Michigan
—  Village  —
Location of Sherwood, Michigan
Coordinates: 42°0′2″N 85°14′24″W / 42.00056°N 85.24°W / 42.00056; -85.24
Country United States
State Michigan
County Branch
Area
 - Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 - Land 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 879 ft (268 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 324
 - Density 320.8/sq mi (123.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49089
Area code(s) 517
FIPS code 26-73420[1]
GNIS feature ID 0637777[2]

Sherwood is a village in Branch County of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 324.

The village is located within Sherwood Township near the St. Joseph River.

Geography

Sherwood is at 42°00′05″N 85°14′19″W / 42.00139°N 85.23861°W / 42.00139; -85.23861. The ZIP code is 49089 and the FIPS place code is 73420. The elevation is 883 feet above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 324 people, 114 households, and 93 families residing in the village. The population density was 320.8 per square mile (123.9/km²). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 124.7/sq mi (48.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.60% White, 0.62% African American, 0.93% Native American, and 1.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

There were 114 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 109.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,844, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $31,429 versus $25,893 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,101. About 8.3% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.5% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
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