About This Place
Port Austin is a village in Huron County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 737 at the 2000 census. The village is within Port Austin Township.
As of the census of 2000, there were 737 people, 370 households, and 206 families residing in the village. The population density was 733.7 per square mile (284.6/km²). There were 622 housing units at an average density of 619.2 per square mile (240.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.96% White, 0.27% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.
There were 370 households out of which 16.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.3% were non-families. 41.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.58.