Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan


Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Superior 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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area_total_km2 = 92.2
area_land_km2 = 91.6
area_water_km2 = 0.6
area_total_sq_mi = 35.6
area_land_sq_mi = 35.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.2

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 10740
population_density_km2 = 117.3
population_density_sq_mi = 303.7

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
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elevation_m = 250
elevation_ft = 820
latd = 42 |latm = 17 |lats = 38 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 36 |longs = 23 |longEW = W

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blank_info = 26-77560GR|2
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blank1_info = 1627141 [gnis|1627141]
website = http://www.superior-twp.org/
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Superior Charter Township is a charter township of Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 10,740 at the 2000 census.

The unincorporated community of Dixboro is within the township, near its western edge. The township is surrounded by the nearby, larger communities of Canton Township, Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor. The township is largely rural north of Geddes Road, which has been designated by the township government as the northern limit of high density development.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92.2 km²), of which, 35.4 square miles (91.6 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.65%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 10,740 people, 3,961 households, and 2,911 families residing in the township. The population density was 303.7 per square mile (117.3/km²). There were 4,097 housing units at an average density of 115.9/sq mi (44.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 63.01% White, 30.81% African American, 0.47% Native American, 2.30% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.71% from other races, and 2.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 3,961 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $56,622, and the median income for a family was $64,916. Males had a median income of $50,351 versus $35,417 for females. The per capita income for the township was $31,093. About 8.4% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

* [http://www.superior-twp.org/ Superior Township website]


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