Gilmore Township, Isabella County, Michigan

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Gilmore Township, Michigan
Gilmore Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Gilmore Township, Michigan
Gilmore Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°46′30″N 84°54′39″W / 43.77500°N 84.91083°W / 43.77500; -84.91083Coordinates: 43°46′30″N 84°54′39″W / 43.77500°N 84.91083°W / 43.77500; -84.91083
Country United States
State Michigan
County Isabella
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,376
 • Density 38.5/sq mi (14.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-32200[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626354[2]

Gilmore Township is a civil township of Isabella County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,376 at the 2000 census.


Gilmore Township was organized in 1870.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (0.94%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,376 people, 511 households, and 400 families residing in the township. The population density was 38.5 per square mile (14.9/km²). There were 742 housing units at an average density of 20.8 per square mile (8.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.37% White, 0.07% African American, 1.45% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 1.16% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.63% of the population.

There were 511 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,000, and the median income for a family was $39,911. Males had a median income of $30,179 versus $23,194 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,277. About 6.6% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.