Clinton Township, Oscoda County, Michigan

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Clinton Township, Michigan
Location within Oscoda County
Location within Oscoda County
Clinton Township is located in Michigan
Clinton Township
Clinton Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°49′09″N 84°00′27″W / 44.81917°N 84.00750°W / 44.81917; -84.00750Coordinates: 44°49′09″N 84°00′27″W / 44.81917°N 84.00750°W / 44.81917; -84.00750
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOscoda
Government
 • SupervisorChristopher Neff
Area
 • Total71.7 sq mi (185.6 km2)
 • Land70.3 sq mi (182.1 km2)
 • Water1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
Elevation
994 ft (303 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total511
 • Density7.3/sq mi (2.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48619, 48621, 48647, 48728
Area code(s)989
FIPS code26-16540[1]
GNIS feature ID1626101[2]

Clinton Township is a civil township of Oscoda County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 511 at the 2000 census.

The unincorporated community of Comins is in the township on M-33 at 44°48′18″N 84°03′05″W / 44.80500°N 84.05139°W / 44.80500; -84.05139.[3] Comins Township is adjacent to the south of Clinton Township.

Communities

  • Comins was an unincorporated community developed around a rail station and mainly focused on lumbering. It had a post office beginning in 1885.[4]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 71.7 square miles (186 km2), of which 70.3 square miles (182 km2) is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) (1.88%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 511 people, 223 households, and 158 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.3 per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 541 housing units at an average density of 7.7 per square mile (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.46% White, 0.20% African American, 1.57% Native American, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.

There were 223 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the township the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $31,528 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,549. About 4.8% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

  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: Clinton Township, Oscoda County, Michigan
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Comins, Michigan
  4. ^ Walter Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 128