Grant Township, Iosco County, Michigan

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Grant Township, Michigan
Grant Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Grant Township, Michigan
Grant Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°18′52″N 83°41′17″W / 44.31444°N 83.68806°W / 44.31444; -83.68806Coordinates: 44°18′52″N 83°41′17″W / 44.31444°N 83.68806°W / 44.31444; -83.68806
Country United States
State Michigan
County Iosco
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land 34.9 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,560
 • Density 44.7/sq mi (17.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-34280[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626380[2]

Grant Township is a civil township of Iosco County in the U.S. state of Michigan. At the 2000 census the township population was 1,560.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2), of which 34.9 square miles (90 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (1.55%) is water.


At the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,560 people, 700 households, and 471 families residing in the township. The population density was 44.7 per square mile (17.2/km²). There were 1,576 housing units at an average density of 45.1 per square mile (17.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.95% White, 0.13% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 700 households out of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the township the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,625, and the median income for a family was $33,375. Males had a median income of $32,321 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,708. About 12.6% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.1% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.