Atlas Township, Michigan


Atlas Township, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Atlas Township
settlement_type = Township
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pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Michigan
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Genesee

government_type = Supervisor-Board
leader_title = Supervisor
leader_name = Paul Amman
leader_title1 = Clerk
leader_name1 = Tere Onica
leader_title2 = Treasurer
leader_name2 = Ann Marie Slagle
leader_title3 = Trustee
leader_name3 = Barry June, Scott Statson
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area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 93.2
area_total_sq_mi = 36.0
area_land_km2 = 91.6
area_land_sq_mi = 35.4
area_water_km2 = 1.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.6
area_water_percent = 1.67
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population_as_of = 2000
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settlement_type = Township
population_total = 7257
population_density_km2 = 79.2
population_density_sq_mi = 205.2

timezone = EST
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 258
elevation_ft = 846
latd = 42 |latm = 55 |lats = 14 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 30 |longs = 34 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 48411, 48438
area_code = 810
website = http://www.atlastownship.org/
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 26-04000GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1625857 [gnis|1625857]
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Atlas Township is a general law township of Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 7,257.

Communities

*Atlas is an unincorporated community in the township, about ten miles southeast of Flint and about a mile north of Goodrich at coord|42|56|16|N|83|32|04|W|. The ZIP code is 48411 and the elevation is 846 feet above sea level. [gnis|620307|Atlas, Michigan]
*The Village of Goodrich is at the center of the township. The ZIP code is 48438.
*The northeast corner of the township is considered to be part of the Flint urban area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.2 km²), of which, 35.4 square miles (91.6 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²) of it (1.67%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 7,257 people, 2,442 households, and 2,053 families residing in the township. The population density was 205.2 per square mile (79.2/km²). There were 2,554 housing units at an average density of 72.2/sq mi (27.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.56% White, 0.33% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.

There were 2,442 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.3% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 106.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $73,720, and the median income for a family was $78,349. Males had a median income of $59,213 versus $32,156 for females. The per capita income for the township was $27,960. About 2.6% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.atlastownship.org/ Atlas Township]


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