Alabaster Township, Michigan

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Alabaster Township, Michigan
Alabaster Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Alabaster Township, Michigan
Alabaster Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°12′8″N 83°33′45″W / 44.20222°N 83.56250°W / 44.20222; -83.56250Coordinates: 44°12′8″N 83°33′45″W / 44.20222°N 83.56250°W / 44.20222; -83.56250
Country United States
State Michigan
County Iosco
 • Total 22.1 sq mi (57.4 km2)
 • Land 22.1 sq mi (57.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 633 ft (193 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 503
 • Density 22.7/sq mi (8.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-00760[1]
GNIS feature ID 1625808[2]

Alabaster Township is a civil township of Iosco County in the U.S. state of Michigan. the 2010 census has the township population of 487.


Alabaster Township was established in 1866.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.1 square miles (57 km2), all land.


As of the 2010 census,[4] there were 487 people, 222 households, and 172 families residing in the township. The population density was 22.7 per square mile (8.8/km²). There were 470 housing units at an average density of 21.2 per square mile (8.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.22% White, 1.39% Asian, 0.80% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.99% of the population.

There were 222 households out of which 17.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.55.

In the township the population was spread out with 14.5% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 18.3% from 25 to 44, 37.2% from 45 to 64, and 25.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,000, and the median income for a family was $50,341. Males had a median income of $40,417 versus $25,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,384. About 6.0% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 1.5% of those age 65 or over.