Danby Township, Michigan

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Danby Township, Michigan
Township
Danby Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Danby Township, Michigan
Danby Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°48′16″N 84°53′8″W / 42.80444°N 84.88556°W / 42.80444; -84.88556Coordinates: 42°48′16″N 84°53′8″W / 42.80444°N 84.88556°W / 42.80444; -84.88556
Country United States
State Michigan
County Ionia
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land 35.3 sq mi (91.5 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,696
 • Density 76.4/sq mi (29.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-19720[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626158[2]

Danby Township is a civil township of Ionia County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,696 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.3 square miles (91 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) (2.22%) is water.

History[edit]

Danby Township was established in 1845.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,696 people, 914 households, and 762 families residing in the township. The population density was 76.4 per square mile (29.5/km²). There were 938 housing units at an average density of 26.6 per square mile (10.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.89% White, 0.22% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

There were 914 households out of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.6% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $55,662, and the median income for a family was $58,750. Males had a median income of $42,895 versus $28,255 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,574. About 0.4% of families and 0.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 1.1% of those age 65 or over.

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