Bloomfield Township, Missaukee County, Michigan

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Bloomfield Township, Michigan
Bloomfield Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Bloomfield Township, Michigan
Bloomfield Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°28′33″N 85°16′17″W / 44.47583°N 85.27139°W / 44.47583; -85.27139Coordinates: 44°28′33″N 85°16′17″W / 44.47583°N 85.27139°W / 44.47583; -85.27139
Country United States
State Michigan
County Missaukee
 • Total 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 475
 • Density 13.3/sq mi (5.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-09080[1]
GNIS feature ID 1625951[2]

Bloomfield Township is a civil township of Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 475.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 475 people, 182 households, and 141 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.3 per square mile (5.1/km²). There were 329 housing units at an average density of 9.2 per square mile (3.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.58% White, 0.63% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.63% from other races, and 2.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.95% of the population.

There were 182 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.2% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 116.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,500, and the median income for a family was $40,357. Males had a median income of $33,958 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,658. About 6.8% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.