Clam Union Township, Michigan

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Clam Union Township, Michigan
Township
Clam Union Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Clam Union Township, Michigan
Clam Union Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°12′23″N 85°1′54″W / 44.20639°N 85.03167°W / 44.20639; -85.03167Coordinates: 44°12′23″N 85°1′54″W / 44.20639°N 85.03167°W / 44.20639; -85.03167
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyMissaukee
Area
 • Total36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation1,142 ft (348 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total882
 • Density24.6/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes49632 (Falmouth)
49657 (McBain)
49665 (Marion)
FIPS code26-15900[1]
GNIS feature ID1626084[2]

Clam Union Township is a civil township of Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 882 at the 2000 census.

Communities[edit]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.8 square miles (93 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.56%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 882 people, 311 households, and 238 families residing in the township. The population density was 24.6 per square mile (9.5/km2). There were 473 housing units at an average density of 13.2 per square mile (5.1/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.53% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.68% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

There were 311 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the township the population was spread out with 33.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,542, and the median income for a family was $36,793. Males had a median income of $30,078 versus $20,547 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,542. About 7.7% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clam Union Township, Michigan
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Falmouth, Michigan
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prosper, Michigan
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prosper Post Office (historical)
  6. ^ a b Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.
  7. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vogel Center, Michigan
  8. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vogel Center Post Office (historical)
  9. ^ 49657 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  10. ^ 49665 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census