Burleigh Township, Michigan

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Burleigh Township, Michigan
Burleigh Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Burleigh Township, Michigan
Burleigh Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°12′11″N 83°49′30″W / 44.20306°N 83.82500°W / 44.20306; -83.82500Coordinates: 44°12′11″N 83°49′30″W / 44.20306°N 83.82500°W / 44.20306; -83.82500
Country United States
State Michigan
County Iosco
 • Total 34.7 sq mi (89.9 km2)
 • Land 34.7 sq mi (89.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 775
 • Density 22.3/sq mi (8.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-11740[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626003[2]

Burleigh Township is a civil township of Iosco County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 775.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.7 square miles (90 km2), of which 34.7 square miles (90 km2) is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 775 people, 301 households, and 225 families residing in the township. The population density was 22.3 per square mile (8.6/km²). There were 409 housing units at an average density of 11.8 per square mile (4.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.19% White, 0.26% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.26% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.55% of the population.

There were 301 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 100.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,542, and the median income for a family was $37,868. Males had a median income of $29,911 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,726. About 9.8% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.