Rolland Township, Michigan

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Rolland Township, Michigan
Township
Rolland Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Rolland Township, Michigan
Rolland Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°30′35″N 85°1′35″W / 43.50972°N 85.02639°W / 43.50972; -85.02639Coordinates: 43°30′35″N 85°1′35″W / 43.50972°N 85.02639°W / 43.50972; -85.02639
Country United States
State Michigan
County Isabella
Area
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 889 ft (271 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,210
 • Density 33.9/sq mi (13.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-69300[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626997[2]

Rolland Township is a civil township of Isabella County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,210 at the 2000 census.

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Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.20%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,210 people, 465 households, and 346 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.9 per square mile (13.1/km²). There were 512 housing units at an average density of 14.3 per square mile (5.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.95% White, 0.99% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 465 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% 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 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 112.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,643, and the median income for a family was $40,536. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,145. About 7.7% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

  • Merze Tate, professor, scholar and expert on United States diplomacy, was born in rural Blanchard.

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