Everett Township, Michigan

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Everett Township, Michigan
Everett Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Everett Township, Michigan
Everett Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°31′0″N 85°44′52″W / 43.51667°N 85.74778°W / 43.51667; -85.74778Coordinates: 43°31′0″N 85°44′52″W / 43.51667°N 85.74778°W / 43.51667; -85.74778
Country United States
State Michigan
County Newaygo
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,985
 • Density 55.8/sq mi (21.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-26700[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626256[2]

Everett Township is a civil township of Newaygo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,985.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.6 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.67%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,985 people, 706 households, and 537 families residing in the township. The population density was 55.8 per square mile (21.6/km²). There were 894 housing units at an average density of 25.1 per square mile (9.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.50% White, 3.12% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 1.11% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.72% of the population.

There were 706 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $36,067. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $20,508 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,164. About 13.7% of families and 16.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.