Dundee, Michigan

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Dundee is a village in Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,522 at the 2000 census. The village is located within Dundee Township. Through a series of annexations and land transfers, the village has greatly increased in size over the past several years. The village and the surrounding township are served by Dundee Community Schools.

Dundee is well known for its Cabela's sporting goods store, located near the intersection of M-50 and U.S. Route 23. Settled in as early as 1823, the Dundee Historic District offers a collection of shops and restaurants along the River Raisin. Dundee is nicknamed the "Hub of the Highways" due to the intersection of major historic thoroughfares at the village's center.

On June 6, 2010 around 2:17am EST a EF2 tornado struck the area doing major damage to Cabela's, Splash Universe Waterpark, and restaurants in the area. There were no major injuries but there are reports of major damage to the village. {NWS Detroit/Pontiac}

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.4 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,522 people, 1,389 households, and 913 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,091.5 per square mile (421.0/km²). There were 1,477 housing units at an average density of 457.7/sq mi (176.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.91% White, 0.65% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 1,389 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 17.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males. The median income for a household in the village was $41,563, and the median income for a family was $49,479. Males had a median income of $40,612 versus $24,908 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,389. About 5.5% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

Two Baptist churches one Independent (Calvary Baptist) the other Southern Baptist (Dundee Baptist), One Assembly of God church, One Catholic Church, One Nazarene church, One United Methodist church and One Lutheran church.

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