- Aloha Township, Michigan
official_name = Aloha Township, Michigan
settlement_type = Township
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 83.6
area_land_km2 = 76.1
area_water_km2 = 7.5
area_total_sq_mi = 32.3
area_land_sq_mi = 29.4
area_water_sq_mi = 2.9
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1041
population_density_km2 = 13.7
population_density_sq_mi = 35.4
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 194
elevation_ft = 636
latd = 45 |latm = 29 |lats = 48 |latNS = N
longd = 84 |longm = 25 |longs = 12 |longEW = W
coordinates_type = region:US-MI_type:adm2nd_source:GNIS
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 26-01720GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1625831 [gnis|1625831]
website = http://www.alohatownship.com/
Aloha Township is a
civil townshipof Cheboygan County in the U.S. stateof Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,041.
*Aloha is an
unincorporated communityon the east shore of Mullett Lakeat coord|45|31|35|N|84|28|00|W|region:US-MI_type:city_scale:30000_source:GNIS|name=Aloha, Michigan|. [gnis|620015|Aloha, Michigan] It is on M-212, which is a short spur off M-33 about 8 miles south of Cheboygan. Aloha State Parkis just to the south. The settlement formed around the James B. Patterson sawmill and the F. Hout general store. It was a station on the Detroit and Mackinac Railway. The name was selected by Mr. Patterson, who had made a trip to Hawaii. A post office opened on December 17, 1903 with Lillian Hout as the first postmaster. cite book | last = Romig | first = Walter | authorlink=Walter Romig | year = 1986 | title = Michigan Place Names | origyear= 1973 | publisher = Wayne State University Press | location = Detroit, Michigan | id = ISBN 0-8143-1838-X] The post office closed on October 12, 1942. [gnis|2369425|Aloha Post Office (historical)]
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.3 square miles (83.6 km²), of which, 29.4 square miles (76.1 km²) of it is land and 2.9 square miles (7.5 km²) of it (8.95%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,041 people, 423 households, and 321 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 35.4 per square mile (13.7/km²). There were 670 housing units at an average density of 22.8/sq mi (8.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.29% White, 2.50% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 1.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.
There were 423 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.80.
In the township the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $34,853, and the median income for a family was $41,406. Males had a median income of $32,955 versus $22,206 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $18,656. About 9.6% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.alohatownship.com/ Aloha Township Official Site]
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