Lyndon Township, Michigan

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Lyndon Township, Michigan
Township
Farm on N. Territorial
Farm on N. Territorial
Lyndon Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Lyndon Township, Michigan
Lyndon Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°23′14″N 84°4′11″W / 42.38722°N 84.06972°W / 42.38722; -84.06972Coordinates: 42°23′14″N 84°4′11″W / 42.38722°N 84.06972°W / 42.38722; -84.06972
Country United States
State Michigan
County Washtenaw
Area
 • Total 35.1 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Land 32.0 sq mi (82.9 km2)
 • Water 3.1 sq mi (8.0 km2)
Elevation 1,014 ft (309 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,720
 • Density 78/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-49780[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626648[2]
Website twp-lyndon.org

Lyndon Township is a civil township of Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,720 as of the 2010 census.[3]

Communities[edit]

  • Collins Plains was an unincorporated community founded in 1833.[4]

Geography[edit]

The township is located in the northwest corner of Washtenaw County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.1 square miles (90.9 km2), of which 32.0 square miles (82.9 km2) is land and 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), or 8.77%, is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,728 people, 877 households, and 697 families residing in the township. The population density was 85.1 per square mile (32.8/km²). There were 1,055 housing units at an average density of 32.9 per square mile (12.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 89.85% White, 6.12% African American, 1.17% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 1.28% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.49% of the population.

There were 877 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.4% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 14.2% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 131.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 141.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $71,595, and the median income for a family was $77,326. Males had a median income of $48,372 versus $30,054 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,297. About 0.6% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Township Hall, N. Territorial
Green Lake, from M-52

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