Stevensville Michigan Real Estate
Stevensville is a village within the confines of the Lincoln Township located in Berrien County on the coast of Lake Michigan. From the time it was first settled, Stevensville was an ideal location, and the village maintains its pride today.
Stevensville, MI Geography
Stevensville covers an area of 1 square mile, and it is all land. The soil is and always has been fertile and ideal for growing fruit.
Stevensville, MI Demographics
There are about 1,200 people living in Stevensville in approximately 525 households – about 62% of which belong to families. Ethnically, the population of Stevensville is majority White, with Caucasians representing 95.45% of the local residents. The next highest represented group is African Americans at 1.26%. Next are: 2 or more races (1.18%), Asian (0.76%), Hispanic/Latino (0.76%), ‘other’ (0.34%), and Native American (0.25%). Females lead the male population by around 14%.
The median household income in Stevensville is roughly $42,500 and the median family income is $54K. The per capita income is just over $23K, and males generally earn about $8K more than females.
Stevensville, MI History
Thomas L. Stevens – a wealthy banker – purchased a plot of land in 1869 which he had platted out as a village by 1870. In 1872 the village of Stevensville was officially incorporated into Berrien County and would attract a series of entrepreneurs who would transform it into the society it s today.
Stevensville, MI Schools
Stevensville residents are included in the Lakeshore School District – which has schools operation in Stevensville, Holland, Grand Haven, and other surrounding areas. All of the schools within the Lakeshore district report fairly high student test scores and are considered to be some of the best schools in the state of Michigan.
Stevensville, MI Industry
Construction, professional services, and fruit farming are the leading industries in Stevensville. The village has been known for providing professional services and retail trade to residents in surrounding areas since it was first settled, and descendents of the village’s founders keep those enterprises alive today.