Deckerville, Michigan

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Deckerville, Michigan

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High Points

Deckerville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

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Comparative Profile of Deckerville, Michigan

Comparing Deckerville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Racial Diversity 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 4
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Deckerville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles NE of Flint, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles N of Detroit, Michigan
County Sanilac
Standard Zip Codes 48427
Phone Area Codes 810
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.526
Longitude -82.735

Deckerville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
Station BAD AXE
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 27 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Distance 40.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
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Deckerville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 944 100%
Male 432 45.8%
Female 512 54.2%
Under 18 223 23.6%
18+ 721 76.4%
65+ 210 22.2%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 3.02
White 894 94.7%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 30 3.2%
Mixed Race 13 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 76 8.1%

Estimated Deckerville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 928
Growth -16
Growth % -1.7%

Deckerville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 31.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
English 9.7%
US/American 9%
Polish 7.3%
Irish 6.5%
French (except Basque) 4.8%
Scottish 3.9%
Italian 3.7%
Hungarian 2.2%
Swedish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Norwegian 1.7%
French Canadian 1.5%
Canadian 1.1%
Belgian 1%
Dutch 0.8%
Austrian 0.6%
Greek 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Slovak 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Deckerville 944 $39,063
Applegate 287 $36,094
Carsonville 502 $37,679
Minden City 242 $35,625
Port Sanilac 658 $38,250
Sandusky 2,745 $44,622
Ubly 873 $49,875

Deckerville Public Libraries

Deckerville Public Library
Deckerville, Michigan
(810) 376-8015
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Deckerville High Schools (2004)

Serves 411 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.7

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