Eagle Township, Michigan

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Eagle Township, Michigan
Eagle Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Eagle Township, Michigan
Eagle Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°48′35″N 84°47′1″W / 42.80972°N 84.78361°W / 42.80972; -84.78361Coordinates: 42°48′35″N 84°47′1″W / 42.80972°N 84.78361°W / 42.80972; -84.78361
Country United States
State Michigan
County Clinton
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,332
 • Density 66.5/sq mi (25.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48822
Area code(s) 517
FIPS code 26-23580[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626200[2]

Eagle Township is a civil township of Clinton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,332 at the 2000 census.


  • The village of Eagle is within the township near Interstate 96.
  • A portion of Grand Ledge is at the southeast corner of the township. Although the city is administratively autonomous, development from the city extends into the adjacent township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (92 km2), of which 35.1 square miles (91 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (0.99%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,332 people, 848 households, and 689 families residing in the township. The population density was 66.5 per square mile (25.7/km²). There were 870 housing units at an average density of 24.8 per square mile (9.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.24% White, 0.17% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.56% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.23% of the population.

There were 848 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.2% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $61,129, and the median income for a family was $67,847. Males had a median income of $46,607 versus $34,063 for females. The per capita income for the township was $32,160. None of the families and 1.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 1.4% of those over 64.