Casco Township, Allegan County, Michigan

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Casco Township, Michigan
Township
Casco Township is located in Michigan
Casco Township
Casco Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°28′16″N 86°12′33″W / 42.47111°N 86.20917°W / 42.47111; -86.20917Coordinates: 42°28′16″N 86°12′33″W / 42.47111°N 86.20917°W / 42.47111; -86.20917
Country United States
State Michigan
County Allegan
Area
 • Total 39.0 sq mi (100.9 km2)
 • Land 38.9 sq mi (100.7 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,823
 • Density 73/sq mi (28.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-13700[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626038[2]
Website www.cascotownship.org

Casco Township is a civil township of Allegan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,823 at the 2010 census.[3]

Casco Township was established in 1854 by the division of Ganges Township.

Communities[edit]

There no villages within the township but there are several unincorporated communities:

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 39.0 square miles (100.9 km2), of which 38.9 square miles (100.7 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 0.17%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,019 people, 1,083 households, and 794 families residing in the township. The population density was 77.7 per square mile (30.0/km²). There were 1,827 housing units at an average density of 47.0 per square mile (18.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 88.14% White, 3.41% African American, 0.70% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 5.47% from other races, and 1.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.39% of the population.

There were 1,083 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $45,043, and the median income for a family was $49,821. Males had a median income of $36,935 versus $27,412 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,356. About 4.3% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 2.3% 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: Casco Township, Allegan County, Michigan
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Casco township, Allegan County, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cedar Bluff, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hollywood, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map.
  6. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glenn Haven Shores, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map.
  7. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glenn Stores, Michigan
  8. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glenn Shores, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map.
  9. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hawkhead, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map
  10. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hawkhead Post Office (historical) Citation: Ellis, David M. Michigan Postal History, The Post Offices 1805-1986. 12-Dec-1993. & GNIS in Google Map
  11. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kibbie, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map
  12. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Leisure, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map
  13. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Leisure Post Office (historical) Citation: Ellis, David M. Michigan Postal History, The Post Offices 1805-1986. 12-Dec-1993. & GNIS in Google Map
  14. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Miami Park, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map
  15. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Pleasant, Michigan GNIS in Google Map
  16. ^ walter Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 226
  17. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: South Haven Highlands, Michigan GNIS in Google Map
  18. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spring Grove, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map.

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