Cedar Creek Township, Wexford County, Michigan

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Cedar Creek Township, Michigan
Cedar Creek Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Cedar Creek Township, Michigan
Cedar Creek Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°22′42″N 85°24′10″W / 44.37833°N 85.40278°W / 44.37833; -85.40278Coordinates: 44°22′42″N 85°24′10″W / 44.37833°N 85.40278°W / 44.37833; -85.40278
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wexford
 • Total 34.2 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 • Land 34.2 sq mi (88.5 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,283 ft (391 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,489
 • Density 43.6/sq mi (16.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-14120[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626048[2]

Cedar Creek Township is a civil township of Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,489 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.2 square miles (89 km2), of which, 34.2 square miles (89 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.06%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,489 people, 504 households, and 416 families residing in the township. The population density was 43.6 per square mile (16.8/km²). There were 611 housing units at an average density of 17.9 per square mile (6.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.25% White, 0.40% African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.21% of the population.

There were 504 households out of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,566, and the median income for a family was $40,313. Males had a median income of $31,435 versus $21,711 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,645. About 9.0% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.