Georgetown Township, Michigan


Georgetown Township, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Georgetown Charter Township, Michigan
settlement_type = Township


imagesize =
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mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Georgetown Township within Michigan|.


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = Michigan
subdivision_name2 = Ottawa
established_title = Settled
established_date = 1836
established_title2 = Organized
established_date2 = 1840
established_title3 = Chartered
established_date3 = 1965
government_type =
leader_title = Supervisor
leader_name = Bill Holland
area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 88.3
area_land_km2 = 86.7
area_water_km2 = 1.7
area_total_sq_mi = 34.1
area_land_sq_mi = 33.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.6
elevation_m = 205
elevation_ft = 673
latd = 42 |latm = 54 |lats = 0 |latNS = N
longd = 85 |longm = 49 |longs = 46 |longEW = W
population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_note =
population_total = 41,658
population_metro = 1306768 (Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland MSA)
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
postal_code_type =
postal_code =
area_code =
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 26-31880GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1626346 [gnis|1626346]
footnotes =
website = http://www.gtwp.com

Georgetown Charter Township is a charter township of Ottawa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 41,658 at the 2000 census. It includes the community of Jenison, which includes about half the township's population.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.1 square miles (88.3 km²), of which, 33.5 square miles (86.7 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it (1.91%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 41,658 people, 14,099 households, and 11,138 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,244.9 per square mile (480.7/km²). There were 14,442 housing units at an average density of 431.6/sq mi (166.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.99% White, 0.58% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

There were 14,099 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.0% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $58,936, and the median income for a family was $65,557. Males had a median income of $50,111 versus $28,894 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,323. About 1.9% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.georgetown-mi.gov/ Georgetown Charter Township]


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