Hampton Township, Michigan

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Hampton Charter Township, Michigan
Charter township
Hampton Charter Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Hampton Charter Township, Michigan
Hampton Charter Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°36′4″N 83°48′4″W / 43.60111°N 83.80111°W / 43.60111; -83.80111Coordinates: 43°36′4″N 83°48′4″W / 43.60111°N 83.80111°W / 43.60111; -83.80111
Country United States
State Michigan
County Bay
Area
 • Total 32.5 sq mi (84.2 km2)
 • Land 27.1 sq mi (70.1 km2)
 • Water 5.5 sq mi (14.2 km2)
Elevation 584 ft (178 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,652
 • Density 366.0/sq mi (141.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-36260[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626426[2]

Hampton Charter Township is a charter township of Bay County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The township's population was 9,652 as of the 2010 Census and is included in the Bay City Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.5 square miles (84 km2), of which 27.0 square miles (70 km2) is land and 5.5 square miles (14 km2) (16.82%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,902 people, 4,137 households, and 2,610 families residing in the township. The population density was 366.0 per square mile (141.3/km²). There were 4,341 housing units at an average density of 160.5 per square mile (62.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.05% White, 1.33% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 0.75% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.58% of the population.

There were 4,137 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,579, and the median income for a family was $48,904. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $25,812 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,857. About 9.3% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

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