Alamo Township, Michigan

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Alamo Township, Michigan
Alamo Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Alamo Township, Michigan
Alamo Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°22′51″N 85°41′38″W / 42.38083°N 85.69389°W / 42.38083; -85.69389Coordinates: 42°22′51″N 85°41′38″W / 42.38083°N 85.69389°W / 42.38083; -85.69389
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.4 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Land36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
771 ft (235 m)
 • Total3,883[1]
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-00840[2]
GNIS feature ID1625810[3]

Alamo Township is a civil township of Kalamazoo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 3,820.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.4 square miles (94 km2), of which 36.3 square miles (94 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.41%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,820 people, 1,378 households, and 1,091 families residing in the township. The population density was 105.3 per square mile (40.6/km²). There were 1,424 housing units at an average density of 39.2 per square mile (15.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.60% White, 0.97% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.89% of the population.

There were 1,378 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.9% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,409, and the median income for a family was $58,964. Males had a median income of $40,536 versus $29,566 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,116. About 4.3% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Alamo Township, Michigan

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