Greenwood Township, Wexford County, Michigan

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Greenwood Township, Michigan
Township
Greenwood Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Greenwood Township, Michigan
Greenwood Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°28′6″N 85°31′37″W / 44.46833°N 85.52694°W / 44.46833; -85.52694Coordinates: 44°28′6″N 85°31′37″W / 44.46833°N 85.52694°W / 44.46833; -85.52694
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wexford
Area
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Land 35.3 sq mi (91.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 965 ft (294 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 542
 • Density 15.3/sq mi (5.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-35240[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626406[2]

Greenwood Township is a civil township of Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 542.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (92 km2), of which 35.3 square miles (91 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.11%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 542 people, 197 households, and 147 families residing in the township. The population density was 15.3 per square mile (5.9/km²). There were 346 housing units at an average density of 9.8 per square mile (3.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.60% White, 0.55% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.18% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.85% of the population.

There were 197 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% were non-families. 16.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% 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 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $39,250. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,009. About 9.6% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Township Supervisor is Robin Hartoon