Osceola Township, Osceola County, Michigan


Osceola Township, Osceola County, Michigan
Osceola Township, Michigan
—  Township  —
Osceola Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Osceola Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°55′29″N 85°15′7″W / 43.92472°N 85.25194°W / 43.92472; -85.25194Coordinates: 43°55′29″N 85°15′7″W / 43.92472°N 85.25194°W / 43.92472; -85.25194
Country United States
State Michigan
County Osceola
Area
 – Total 34.5 sq mi (89.3 km2)
 – Land 34.2 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 – Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 1,142 ft (348 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 1,118
 – Density 32.7/sq mi (12.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-61280[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626863[2]

Osceola Township is a civil township of Osceola County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,118 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.5 square miles (89.3 km²), of which, 34.2 square miles (88.6 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (0.75%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,118 people, 401 households, and 299 families residing in the township. The population density was 32.7 per square mile (12.6/km²). There were 543 housing units at an average density of 15.9 per square mile (6.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.62% White, 0.98% African American, 1.07% Native American, 0.98% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population.

There were 401 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 111.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,346, and the median income for a family was $37,375. Males had a median income of $30,781 versus $23,047 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,236. About 4.5% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

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