Keego Harbor, Michigan

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Keego Harbor is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,769 at the 2000 census. The city originated as a real estate investment and planned resort established by Pontiac lawyer Joseph E. Sawyer around 1900. The name "Keego" is said to mean "big fish" in an Indian language. [1] There is no harbor associated with Keego Habor, but the community lays along Cass Lake, one of the lakes that make up the lakes district of western Oakland County, an area renowned for its water recreation resources.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,769 people, 1,223 households, and 664 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,388.9 per square mile (2,096.3/km²). There were 1,317 housing units at an average density of 2,563.1/sq mi (997.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.08% White, 0.61% African American, 1.16% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 1.26% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.37% of the population.

There were 1,223 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.7% were non-families. 37.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 41.1% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 108.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,552, and the median income for a family was $49,015. Males had a median income of $37,031 versus $34,038 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,305. About 5.2% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.


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