Fillmore Township, Michigan

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Fillmore Township, Michigan
Fillmore Township is located in Michigan
Fillmore Township
Fillmore Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°43′39″N 86°4′4″W / 42.72750°N 86.06778°W / 42.72750; -86.06778Coordinates: 42°43′39″N 86°4′4″W / 42.72750°N 86.06778°W / 42.72750; -86.06778
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyAllegan
Area
 • Total28.4 sq mi (73.5 km2)
 • Land28.3 sq mi (73.4 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
679 ft (207 m)
Population
 • Total2,681
 • Density95/sq mi (36.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-28120[1]
GNIS feature ID1626283[2]
Websitewww.fillmoretownship.com

Fillmore Township is a civil township of Allegan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,681 at the 2010 census.[3] It was established in 1849 by a division of Manlius Township.

The city of Holland is at the northwest corner of the township.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.4 square miles (73.5 km2), of which 28.3 square miles (73.4 km2) is land and 0.039 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.08%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19601,877
19702,12613.3%
19802,3078.5%
19902,71017.5%
20002,7561.7%
20102,681−2.7%
Source: Census Bureau. Census 1960- 2000, 2010.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,756 people, 937 households, and 725 families residing in the township. The population density was 96.5 per square mile (37.2/km²). There were 977 housing units at an average density of 34.2 per square mile (13.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.10% White, 0.62% African American, 0.22% Native American, 1.23% Asian, 1.78% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.54% of the population.

There were 937 households out of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.7% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.36.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $52,969, and the median income for a family was $61,333. Males had a median income of $40,268 versus $26,538 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,166. About 2.9% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fillmore Township, Michigan
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fillmore township, Allegan County, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 6, 2013.

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