Doyle Township, Michigan

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Doyle Township, Michigan
Township
Doyle Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Doyle Township, Michigan
Doyle Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 46°7′1″N 86°1′51″W / 46.11694°N 86.03083°W / 46.11694; -86.03083Coordinates: 46°7′1″N 86°1′51″W / 46.11694°N 86.03083°W / 46.11694; -86.03083
Country United States
State Michigan
County Schoolcraft
Area
 • Total 154.0 sq mi (398.9 km2)
 • Land 147.4 sq mi (381.7 km2)
 • Water 6.7 sq mi (17.3 km2)
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 630
 • Density 4.3/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-22960[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626192[2]

Doyle Township is a civil township of Schoolcraft County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 630 at the 2000 census.

Communities[edit]

  • Gulliver is an unincorporated community in the township on U.S. 2 on the shores of Gulliver Lake.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 154.0 square miles (398.9 km2), of which 147.4 square miles (381.8 km2) is land and 6.7 square miles (17.4 km2) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 630 people, 256 households, and 193 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.3 per square mile (1.7/km²). There were 524 housing units at an average density of 3.6 per square mile (1.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 91.43% White, 0.48% African American, 5.24% Native American, and 2.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 256 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.9% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 107.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $39,018. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,740. About 4.8% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

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