Wise Township, Michigan

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Wise Township, Michigan
Township
Wise Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Wise Township, Michigan
Wise Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°46′18″N 84°40′29″W / 43.77167°N 84.67472°W / 43.77167; -84.67472Coordinates: 43°46′18″N 84°40′29″W / 43.77167°N 84.67472°W / 43.77167; -84.67472
Country United States
State Michigan
County Isabella
Area
 • Total 36.7 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Land 36.6 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,301
 • Density 35.5/sq mi (13.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-88040[1]
GNIS feature ID 1627283[2]

Wise Township is a civil township of Isabella County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,301 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.7 square miles (95 km2), of which 36.6 square miles (95 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 1,301 people, 464 households, and 360 families residing in the township. The population density was 35.5 per square mile (13.7/km²). There were 517 housing units at an average density of 14.1 per square mile (5.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.62% White, 0.08% African American, 4.38% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.

There were 464 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,333, and the median income for a family was $45,208. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $21,111 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,346. About 5.5% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.

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