Beecher, Michigan

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Beecher is an unincorporated community in Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan.[2] It is a census-designated place (CDP)[3] for statistical purposes and has no legal status as a municipality. The population was 12,793 at the 2000 census.

The CDP area is situated on the east side of Mount Morris Township where Interstate 475 turns westward between the cities of Flint and Mount Morris. A small portion is also in the southwest corner of Genesee Township.[4]

The southern part of the CDP is served by the Flint ZIP codes of 48504 and 48505.[5][6] The northern portion is served by the Mount Morris ZIP code 48458.[7]

The name "Beecher" is used for a number of institutions near the community:

Beecher Road also runs through Genesee County, but it lies mostly in Flint Township and Clayton Township and not Beecher itself.


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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15.3 km²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 12,793 people, 4,476 households, and 3,280 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,159.8 per square mile (834.4/km²). There were 5,002 housing units at an average density of 844.5/sq mi (326.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 28.01% White, 65.96% Black or African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.92% from other races, and 3.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.96% of the population.

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