Bridgewater Township, Michigan


Bridgewater Township, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Bridgewater Township, Michigan
settlement_type = Township
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pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Michigan
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Washtenaw

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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 95.5
area_land_km2 = 94.7
area_water_km2 = 0.7
area_total_sq_mi = 36.9
area_land_sq_mi = 36.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.3

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1646
population_density_km2 = 17.4
population_density_sq_mi = 45.0

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
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elevation_m = 257
elevation_ft = 843
latd = 42 |latm = 7 |lats = 47 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 57 |longs = 37 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 48115
area_code = 734
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blank_info = 26-10560GR|2
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blank1_info = 1625979 [gnis|1625979]
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Bridgewater Township is a civil township of Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,646.

Communities

*Bridgewater is an unincorporated community in section one in the northeast corner of the township. It is situated approximately 15 miles southwest of Ann Arbor at coord|42|09|39|N|83|54|08|W|. [gnis|621974|Bridgewater, Michigan] The ZIP code is 48115.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.9 square miles (95.5 km²), of which, 36.6 square miles (94.7 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (0.76%) is water.

The River Raisin runs through the western part of the township, while the Saline River has its headwaters in Joslin Lake in the northeast of the township.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,646 people, 598 households, and 477 families residing in the township. The population density was 45.0 per square mile (17.4/km²). There were 615 housing units at an average density of 16.8/sq mi (6.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.15% White, 0.12% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.06% Asian, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 598 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.4% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $68,011, and the median income for a family was $73,375. Males had a median income of $51,360 versus $29,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $27,120. About 1.9% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

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