Cleveland Township, Michigan

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Cleveland Township, Michigan
Town hall
Town hall
Cleveland Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Cleveland Township, Michigan
Cleveland Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°54′8″N 85°51′45″W / 44.90222°N 85.86250°W / 44.90222; -85.86250Coordinates: 44°54′8″N 85°51′45″W / 44.90222°N 85.86250°W / 44.90222; -85.86250
Country United States
State Michigan
County Leelanau
 • Total 70.7 sq mi (183.0 km2)
 • Land 30.9 sq mi (80.2 km2)
 • Water 39.7 sq mi (102.8 km2)
Elevation 584 ft (178 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,040
 • Density 33.6/sq mi (13.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-16400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626097[2]

Cleveland Township is a civil township of Leelanau County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,040 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 70.7 square miles (183 km2), of which 31.0 square miles (80 km2) is land and 39.7 square miles (103 km2) (56.21%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,040 people, 436 households, and 312 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.6 per square mile (13.0/km²). There were 778 housing units at an average density of 25.1 per square mile (9.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.98% White, 0.19% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 436 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 107.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $45,625, and the median income for a family was $55,000. Males had a median income of $36,518 versus $26,417 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,796. About 4.4% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.


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