About This Place
Mecosta is a village in Mecosta County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 440 at the 2000 census. The village is within Morton Township. Mecosta Township, which is also in Mecosta county, is located several miles to the west.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (3.0 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 440 people, 167 households, and 112 families residing in the village. The population density was 384.7 per square mile (149.0/km²). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 174.8 per square mile (67.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 88.18% White, 2.27% African American, 0.45% Native American, 1.36% from other races, and 7.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.73% of the population.