Arthur Township, Michigan

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Arthur Township, Michigan
Arthur Township is located in Michigan
Arthur Township
Arthur Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°57′0″N 84°40′35″W / 43.95000°N 84.67639°W / 43.95000; -84.67639Coordinates: 43°57′0″N 84°40′35″W / 43.95000°N 84.67639°W / 43.95000; -84.67639
Country United States
State Michigan
County Clare
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 647
 • Density 18/sq mi (6.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-03620[1]
GNIS feature ID 1625851[2]

Arthur Township is a civil township of Clare County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the township population was 647.[3]


Arthur Township is located in eastern Clare County and is bordered on the east by Gladwin County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.8 km2), of which 36.0 square miles (93.3 km2) is land and 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2), or 0.51%, is water.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 667 people, 245 households, and 192 families residing in the township. The population density was 18.5 per square mile (7.1/km²). There were 330 housing units at an average density of 9.1 per square mile (3.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.50% White, 0.45% African American, 0.15% Native American, and 0.90% from two or more races.

There were 245 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% 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 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,148, and the median income for a family was $42,404. Males had a median income of $31,458 versus $21,979 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,380. About 6.2% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.


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