Wheatfield Township, Michigan
|Wheatfield Township, Michigan|
|• Total||29.1 sq mi (75.3 km2)|
|• Land||29.1 sq mi (75.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||909 ft (277 m)|
|• Density||56.4/sq mi (21.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1627254|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.1 square miles (75 km2), all land.
Wheatfield Township was organized in 1841.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,641 people, 570 households, and 466 families residing in the township. The population density was 56.4 per square mile (21.8/km²). There were 588 housing units at an average density of 20.2 per square mile (7.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.26% White, 0.49% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.98% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.
There were 570 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.6% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 13.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the township the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $63,636, and the median income for a family was $70,078. Males had a median income of $47,679 versus $32,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,540. About 1.0% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wheatfield Township, Michigan
- Walter Romig, Michigan Place Naes, p. 84