Greenleaf Township, Michigan

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Greenleaf Township, Michigan
Greenleaf Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Greenleaf Township, Michigan
Greenleaf Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°38′0″N 83°3′39″W / 43.63333°N 83.06083°W / 43.63333; -83.06083Coordinates: 43°38′0″N 83°3′39″W / 43.63333°N 83.06083°W / 43.63333; -83.06083
Country United States
State Michigan
County Sanilac
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 804
 • Density 22.4/sq mi (8.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-35020[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626399[2]

Greenleaf Township is a civil township of Sanilac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 804.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.9 square miles (93 km2) is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 804 people, 276 households, and 218 families residing in the township. The population density was 22.4 per square mile (8.6/km²). There were 317 housing units at an average density of 8.8 per square mile (3.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.63% White, 0.37% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 276 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 110.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,643, and the median income for a family was $37,679. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,067. About 11.7% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.