Hartland Township, Michigan
|• Total||37.7 sq mi (97.5 km2)|
|• Land||36.3 sq mi (94.1 km2)|
|• Water||1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)|
|Elevation||958 ft (292 m)|
|• Density||388.9/sq mi (150.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||248, 517, 810|
|GNIS feature ID||1626446|
Hartland Township is a civil township of Livingston County in the U.S. state of Michigan located along M-59. The population was 14,663 at the 2010 census. Recognized regionally for its warmth and community engagement, the Hartland Community tagline is Hartland: Friendly by Nature.
In 2013, Hartland Township opened two new parks: Hartland Heritage Park and Settlers Park. Hartland Heritage Park features fields to host lacrosse, soccer and football practices. The focal point of Settlers Park is a paved walking path that winds alongside midwest prairies and wooded areas.
- Hallers Corners is an unincorporated community at the border with Tyrone Township at Denton Hill and Holtforth roads ( ).
- Hartland is an unincorporated community situated near the center of the township, just north of the junction of U.S. 23 and M-59.
- Parshallville is an unincorporated community partially located in the northwest corner of the township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.7 square miles (98 km2), of which 36.3 square miles (94 km2) is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) (3.48%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 10,996 people, 3,696 households, and 3,108 families residing in the township. The population density was 302.5 per square mile (116.8/km²). There were 3,908 housing units at an average density of 107.5 per square mile (41.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.94% White, 0.27% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.
There were 3,696 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.1% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 12.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.24.
In the township the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $75,908, and the median income for a family was $79,524. Males had a median income of $60,797 versus $36,662 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,971. About 1.2% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.
Hartland Consolidated School District is composed of a number of schools. Their athletic teams are known as the Hartland Eagles, and they compete as a member of the Kensington Lakes Activities Association.
- Creekside Elementary School
- Lakes Elementary School
- Round Elementary School
- Village Elementary School
- Farms Intermediate
- Hartland Middle School at Ore Creek
- Hartland Community Education, Alternative Education (LEGACY) Located at the Old Hartland High School.
- Spicer's Orchards and Cider Mill, the Parshallville Grist Mill, Dunham Hills golf course, Hartland Glen golf course, and Waldenwoods (a four season resort, campground, and golf course).
- Farmers Market every Saturday at the "Old Hartland High School" off M-59.
- The Memorial Day Parade which is held annually in the Village of Hartland.
- Hartland Heritage Day, which is held the second Saturday in September.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hartland Township, Michigan
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hallers Corners, Michigan
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hartland, Michigan
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Parshaville, Michigan
- Hartland Township Website
- Hartland Consolidated Schools Homepage
- Cromaine Library
- Hartland Farms Website
- Waldenwoods Campground and Resort
- Spicers Orchards Farm Market and Cider Mill
- Florence B. Dearing Museum and Hartland Area Historical Society