Pittsford Township, Michigan

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Pittsford Township, Michigan
Township
Pittsford Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Pittsford Township, Michigan
Pittsford Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 41°51′45″N 84°25′45″W / 41.86250°N 84.42917°W / 41.86250; -84.42917Coordinates: 41°51′45″N 84°25′45″W / 41.86250°N 84.42917°W / 41.86250; -84.42917
Country United States
State Michigan
County Hillsdale
Area
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land 35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,014 ft (309 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,600
 • Density 45.1/sq mi (17.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49271
Area code(s) 517
FIPS code 26-64620[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626910[2]

Pittsford Township is a civil township of Hillsdale County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,600 at the 2000 census.

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Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92 km2), of which, 35.5 square miles (92 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (0.42%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,600 people, 574 households, and 455 families residing in the township. The population density was 45.1 per square mile (17.4/km²). There were 611 housing units at an average density of 17.2 per square mile (6.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.50% White, 0.25% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.75% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population.

There were 574 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% 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 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,539, and the median income for a family was $51,818. Males had a median income of $37,431 versus $26,302 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,852. About 2.6% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.8% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.

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