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St. Johns, Michigan

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St. Johns, Michigan
City
The Clinton County Courthouse, July 2014
The Clinton County Courthouse, July 2014
Location of St. Johns, Michigan
Location of St. Johns, Michigan

Coordinates: 43°0′3″N 84°33′24″W / 43.00083°N 84.55667°W / 43.00083; -84.55667Coordinates: 43°0′3″N 84°33′24″W / 43.00083°N 84.55667°W / 43.00083; -84.55667{{#coordinates:43|0|3|N|84|33|24|W|type:city(7865)_region:US-MI |primary |name=

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Country United States
State Michigan
County Clinton
Area[1]
 • Total 3.87 sq mi (10.02 km2)
 • Land 3.87 sq mi (10.02 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 7,865
 • Estimate (2014[3]) 7,971
 • Density 2,032.3/sq mi (784.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-70940[4]
GNIS feature ID 0636718[5]

St. Johns is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 7,865 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Clinton County.[6]

Geography

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Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.

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2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 7,865 people, 3,147 households, and 2,011 families residing in the city. The population density was Script error: No such module "convert".. There were 3,451 housing units at an average density of Script error: No such module "convert".. The racial makeup of the city was 93.9% White, 1.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.2% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.

There were 3,147 households of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 37.2 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

Culture

St. Johns celebrates the Mint Festival on the second weekend of each August, during the approximate time that mint farms surrounding the city harvest their mint. The mint festival is a weekend long event that brings in vendors that sell goods. The homemade crafts available in the past have included toys, clothing, jewelry, home decor, candles/incense, games, and personalized trinkets. There are also various food vendors and a large area of tents and tables set up for a flea market. The mint festival also features family friendly entertainment such as concerts, laser tag, wagon rides through the mint fields and volleyball games. In past years the St. Johns public library has had a donation-based book sale, consisting of redundant and/or rarely checked out titles. The Mint Pageant is held at the St. Johns High School Auditorium two weeks before the festival.

A recent addition to the city park is the Music Performance Shell. The completion of this modern facility has allowed a variety of acts, including military bands, dance troupes, and drama presentations, as well as musical performances of all genres, from country to classical to rock to perform for the community. This Performance Shell was funded by donations from the local businesses and citizens and replaced an aged and outdated much smaller shell.

Transportation

Highways

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Airports

Notable Residents

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, St. Johns has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[7]

Crime Rate

Crime in St. Johns is significantly lower when compared to the national average, and average-to-high when compared to surrounding cities.

Violent Crime Rate in 2012 (note: higher number means more dangerous)[8]

Reported Incidents from 2001-2012 in St. Johns, MI :[9]

References

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