Brant Township, Michigan

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Brant Township, Michigan
Township
Brant Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Brant Township, Michigan
Brant Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°15′42″N 84°13′12″W / 43.26167°N 84.22000°W / 43.26167; -84.22000Coordinates: 43°15′42″N 84°13′12″W / 43.26167°N 84.22000°W / 43.26167; -84.22000
Country United States
State Michigan
County Saginaw
Area
 • Total 37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Land 37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,023
 • Density 54.6/sq mi (21.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48614 (Brant),
48616 (Chesaning),
48655 (St. Charles)
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-10100[1]
GNIS feature ID 1625972[2]

Brant Township is a civil township of Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 2,023.

History[edit]

Brant Township was organized in 1858. Thomas Berry was elected the first supervisor that year.[3]

Communities[edit]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.1 square miles (96 km2), of which 37.1 square miles (96 km2) is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,023 people, 701 households, and 567 families residing in the township. The population density was 54.6 per square mile (21.1/km²). There were 734 housing units at an average density of 19.8 per square mile (7.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.73% White, 0.10% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.79% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.88% of the population.

There were 701 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,157, and the median income for a family was $49,438. Males had a median income of $42,167 versus $23,929 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,400. About 7.0% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brant Township, Michigan
  3. ^ History of Saginaw County, Michigan (Chicago: Charles C. Chapman & Co, 1881) p. 751
  4. ^ Saginaw County Map. J. Shively. State of Michigan Department of Information Technology Technology Center for Geographic Information. September 2007.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brant, Michigan
  6. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brant Post Office
  7. ^ 48614 5-Digit ZCTA, 486 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  8. ^ 48616 5-Digit ZCTA, 486 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  9. ^ 48655 5-Digit ZCTA, 486 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census