Ravenna Township, Michigan

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Ravenna Township, Michigan
Township
Ravenna Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Ravenna Township, Michigan
Ravenna Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°09′22″N 85°58′15″W / 43.15611°N 85.97083°W / 43.15611; -85.97083Coordinates: 43°09′22″N 85°58′15″W / 43.15611°N 85.97083°W / 43.15611; -85.97083
Country United States
State Michigan
County Muskegon
Area
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land 36.3 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 709 ft (216 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,856
 • Density 78.6/sq mi (30.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49451
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-67300[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626954[2]

Ravenna Township is a civil township of Muskegon County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 2,856. The Village of Ravenna is located within the township.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,856 people, 1,004 households, and 797 families residing in the township. The population density was 78.6 per square mile (30.3/km²). There were 1,044 housing units at an average density of 28.7 per square mile (11.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.95% White, 0.32% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 1.51% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.05% of the population.

There were 1,004 households out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,315, and the median income for a family was $49,113. Males had a median income of $38,429 versus $25,903 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,440. About 6.4% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.7% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.

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