- Summit Township, Mason County, Michigan
official_name = Summit Township, Michigan
settlement_type = Township
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 37.1
area_land_km2 = 33.3
area_water_km2 = 3.7
area_total_sq_mi = 14.3
area_land_sq_mi = 12.9
area_water_sq_mi = 1.4
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1021
population_density_km2 = 30.7
population_density_sq_mi = 79.4
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 204
elevation_ft = 669
latd = 43 |latm = 50 |lats = 52 |latNS = N
longd = 86 |longm = 24 |longs = 54 |longEW = W
Summit Township is a
civil townshipof Mason County in the U.S. stateof Michigan. The population was 1,021 at the 2000 census.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 14.3 square miles (37.1 km²), of which, 12.9 square miles (33.3 km²) of it is land and 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²) of it (10.13%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,021 people, 398 households, and 308 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 79.4 per square mile (30.7/km²). There were 790 housing units at an average density of 61.4/sq mi (23.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.36% White, 0.10% African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.88% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.35% of the population.
There were 398 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the township the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $44,432, and the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $35,875 versus $23,625 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $20,335. About 1.0% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.8% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.
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