- Utica, Michigan
official_name = Utica, Michigan
image_caption = Downtown Utica welcome sign
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Utica, Michigan
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 4.6
area_land_km2 = 4.6
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.8
area_land_sq_mi = 1.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 4577
population_density_km2 = 995.4
population_density_sq_mi = 2578.2
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 198
elevation_ft = 650
latd = 42 |latm = 37 |lats = 42 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 1 |longs = 33 |longEW = W
Utica is a city in Macomb County in the
U.S. stateof Michigan. The population was 4,577 at the 2000 census.
The city now known as Utica was platted by Joseph Stead in 1829, who preferred to call it "Harlow." Others referred to the city as "Hog Hollow" or "McDougalville," until a few years later it was finally named Utica by settlers from
New York, in honor of the city of the same name in that state. This was common of settlers in this region, and is reflected in the names of nearby cities such as Rochester and Troy that are also named for New York cities.
The nation's largest
Sam's Clubis located in Utica. It offers over convert|140000|sqft|m2|abbr=on of space.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), all land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,577 people, 1,952 households, and 1,184 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 2,578.2 per square mile (992.8/km²). There were 2,005 housing units at an average density of 1,129.4/sq mi (434.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.77% White, 0.92% African American, 0.37% Native American, 2.56% Asian, 0.74% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.10% of the population.
There were 1,952 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $38,683, and the median income for a family was $57,156. Males had a median income of $36,912 versus $26,353 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $21,615. About 4.8% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 17.3% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://cityofutica.org/ Office Website of the City of Utica]
* [http://www.libcoop.net/utica Utica Public Library]
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