Hanover, Michigan

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Hanover is a village in Jackson County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 424 at the 2000 census. The village is located within Hanover Township.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), of which, 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²) of it is land and 2.38% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 424 people, 155 households, and 121 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,031.2 per square mile (399.3/km²). There were 164 housing units at an average density of 398.9/sq mi (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.82% White, 0.94% African American and 0.24% Native American.

There were 155 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the village the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $39,167. Males had a median income of $35,833 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,254. About 17.5% of families and 18.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.6% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.


The Lee Conklin Organ Museum is the main attraction within the town. More details can be obtained from the Hanover-Horton Area Historical Society web page. There is also a yearly Fourth of July parade and fireworks display.



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