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Hubbell

Hubbell

[huhb-uhl]
Hubbell, Carl Owen, 1903-88, American baseball player, b. Carthage, Mo. A left-handed pitcher, Hubbell played his entire major league career (1928-43) with the New York Giants. Hubbell, famous for his adept use of his "screwball" pitch, hurled brilliantly in the 1934 All-Star game, pitched 24 consecutive victories in the 1936-37 seasons, and won 253 games before he retired. Known as "the Meal Ticket," he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1947.
Hubbell is an unincorporated community in Houghton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The U.S. Census Bureau has defined an area around the community as a Census-designated place (CDP) for statistical purposes. As of the 2000 census, the CDP population was 1,105. The area defined as a CDP is partially within Torch Lake Township and partially within Osceola Township.

The community is on the west shore of Torch Lake on M-26, about two miles south of the village of Lake Linden at . The ZIP code is 49934 and the FIPS place code is 39680. It is named after Jay Abel Hubbell, a U.S. Representative (1873-1882) from the area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km²), of which, 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²) of it is land and 0.53% is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,105 people, 411 households, and 286 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 592.2 people per square mile (228.2/km²). There were 467 housing units at an average density of 250.3/sq mi (96.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.64% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population. 23.7% were of Finnish, 18.4% French, 11.9% German, 10.9% French Canadian, 8.9% English and 6.9% Italian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 411 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $29,612, and the median income for a family was $35,481. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $25,781 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,260. About 10.5% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.1% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.

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