Breedsville, Michigan

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Breedsville is a village in Van Buren County of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village had a population of 235. The village is within Columbia Township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 235 people, 73 households, and 58 families residing in the village. The population density was 350.7 per square mile (135.4/km²). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 126.9/sq mi (49.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 82.55% White, 3.40% African American, 4.68% Native American, 8.94% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.77% of the population.

There were 73 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.22 and the average family size was 3.53.

In the village the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $34,000. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,741. About 15.6% of families and 28.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 26.1% of those sixty five or over.


Ellis, Franklin (2005) [1880]. "Township of Columbia". History of Berrien and Van Buren counties, Michigan. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Library. pp. 432.;cc=micounty;q1=Berlamont;rgn=full%20text;idno=ARH7541.0001.001;didno=ARH7541.0001.001;view=image;seq=00000603. Retrieved 2006-09-29. 

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