Groveland Township, Michigan


Groveland Township, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Groveland Township, Michigan
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Location of Groveland Township within Oakland County, Michigan.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Michigan
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Oakland

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area_total_km2 = 93.4
area_land_km2 = 92.0
area_water_km2 = 1.4
area_total_sq_mi = 36.1
area_land_sq_mi = 35.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.5

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 6150
population_density_km2 = 66.8
population_density_sq_mi = 173.1

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
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elevation_m = 298
elevation_ft = 978
latd = 42 |latm = 49 |lats = 35 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 31 |longs = 18 |longEW = W

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Groveland Township is a civil township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 6,150 at the 2000 census.

Communities

* Austin or Austin Corners is an unincorporated community and former post office on the southern boundary of the township with Springfield Township at coord|42|47|16|N|83|30|29|W|region:US-MI_type:city_scale:30000_source:GNIS|name=Austin Corners, Michigan| [gnis|620358|Austin Corners] The former post office was named for David Austin Wright, the first postmaster, who along with Horatio Wright established the office on March 2, 1848. The name was changed to Taylorsville on September 5, 1849, back to Austin on May 11, 1853, and closed on April 30, 1901.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]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93.4 km²), of which, 35.5 square miles (92.0 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²) of it (1.50%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 6,150 people, 2,106 households, and 1,714 families residing in the township. The population density was 173.1 per square mile (66.8/km²). There were 2,199 housing units at an average density of 61.9/sq mi (23.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.70% White, 0.85% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.46% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

There were 2,106 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 13.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $72,188, and the median income for a family was $83,789. Males had a median income of $61,436 versus $26,414 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,574. About 4.7% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.grovelandtownship.net/ Groveland Township]


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