Cambridge Township, Michigan

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Cambridge Township, Michigan
Township Offices, M-50 & Onsted Highway
Township Offices, M-50 & Onsted Highway
Cambridge Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Cambridge Township, Michigan
Cambridge Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°2′39″N 84°10′58″W / 42.04417°N 84.18278°W / 42.04417; -84.18278Coordinates: 42°2′39″N 84°10′58″W / 42.04417°N 84.18278°W / 42.04417; -84.18278
Country United States
State Michigan
County Lenawee
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land 32.0 sq mi (82.9 km2)
 • Water 3.5 sq mi (9.0 km2)
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,299
 • Density 165.5/sq mi (63.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49265 (Onsted)
FIPS code 26-12720[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626026[2]

Cambridge Township is a civil township of Lenawee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 5,299 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2), of which 32.0 square miles (83 km2) is land and 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2) is water, a total of 9.80%.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,299 people, 1,996 households, and 1,566 families residing in the township. The population density was 165.5 per square mile (63.9/km²). There were 2,686 housing units at an average density of 83.9 per square mile (32.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.30% White, 0.15% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.66% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.02% of the population.

There were 1,996 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.5% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $59,450, and the median income for a family was $70,246. Males had a median income of $52,005 versus $26,605 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,705. About 2.5% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

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