Originally platted in 1870 and incorporated in 1893, the Village of Deckerville is an agriculturally rich community nestled in northeast Sanilac County - part of Michigan's Thumb.
As of the census of 2010, there were 830 people, 311 households, and 201 families residing in the village. The population density was 664.0 inhabitants per square mile (256.4/km2). There were 388 housing units at an average density of 310.4 per square mile (119.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.7% White, 0.2% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 2.2% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.7% of the population.
There were 311 households of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.4% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.01.
Age of Residents
Beyond the population