Bridgehampton Township, Michigan

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Bridgehampton Township, Michigan
Bridgehampton Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Bridgehampton Township, Michigan
Bridgehampton Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°28′1″N 82°42′19″W / 43.46694°N 82.70528°W / 43.46694; -82.70528Coordinates: 43°28′1″N 82°42′19″W / 43.46694°N 82.70528°W / 43.46694; -82.70528
Country United States
State Michigan
County Sanilac
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 911
 • Density 25.2/sq mi (9.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 48419 (Carsonville),
48427 (Deckerville)
FIPS code 26-10420[1]
GNIS feature ID 1625976[2]

Bridgehampton Township is a civil township of Sanilac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 911.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), of which 36.2 square miles (94 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.08%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 911 people, 333 households, and 252 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.2 per square mile (9.7/km²). There were 376 housing units at an average density of 10.4 per square mile (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.13% White, 0.44% Native American, 0.22% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.32% of the population.

There were 333 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,604, and the median income for a family was $37,857. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $19,485 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,580. About 8.9% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.