Sharon Township, Michigan


Sharon Township, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Sharon 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 = 97.5
area_land_km2 = 97.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 37.6
area_land_sq_mi = 37.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 1678
population_density_km2 = 17.2
population_density_sq_mi = 44.6

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 300
elevation_ft = 984
latd = 42 |latm = 12 |lats = 31 |latNS = N
longd = 84 |longm = 4 |longs = 57 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 48158
area_code = 734
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 26-72760GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1627061 [gnis|1627061]
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Sharon Township is a civil township of Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,678 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.6 square miles (97.5 km²), of which, 37.6 square miles (97.5 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,678 people, 593 households, and 492 families residing in the township. The population density was 44.6 per square mile (17.2/km²). There were 609 housing units at an average density of 16.2/sq mi (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.66% White, 0.42% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.67% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.04% of the population.

There were 593 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.7% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 13.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $75,979, and the median income for a family was $81,249. Males had a median income of $55,139 versus $32,679 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,304. About 1.2% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

Relevant Links

[http://twp-sharon.org/ Sharon Township Official Website]
[http://www.city-data.com/township/Sharon-Washtenaw-MI.html City Data for Sharon Township]
[http://www.answers.com/topic/sharon-township-michigan Information About Sharon Township on Answers.com]

References


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