- Atlas Township, Michigan
official_name = Atlas Township
settlement_type = Township
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
government_type = Supervisor-Board
Ann Marie Slagle
Barry June, Scott Statson
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
population_as_of = 2000
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]
*Atlas is an
unincorporated communityin 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 codeis 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 codeis 48438.
*The northeast corner of the township is considered to be part of the Flint urban area.
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.
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 densitywas 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 incomefor 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.
* [http://www.atlastownship.org/ Atlas Township]
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