Groveland Township, Michigan

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Township of Groveland, Michigan
Location of Groveland Township within Oakland County, Michigan.
Location of Groveland Township within Oakland County, Michigan.
Township of Groveland, Michigan is located in Michigan
Township of Groveland, Michigan
Township of Groveland, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°49′35″N 83°31′18″W / 42.82639°N 83.52167°W / 42.82639; -83.52167Coordinates: 42°49′35″N 83°31′18″W / 42.82639°N 83.52167°W / 42.82639; -83.52167
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOakland
Area
 • Total36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land35.5 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation
978 ft (298 m)
Population
 • Total5,476
 • Density150/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)248
FIPS code26-35640[1]
GNIS feature ID1626414[2]
WebsiteGrgrovelandtownship.net

Township of Groveland, or Groveland Township, is a civil township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 5,476 at the 2010 census.[3] Groveland Township was established in 1835.[4]

Communities[edit]

There are no incorporated villages in the Township but there are two unincorporated communities within the Township:

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.5 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), or 1.50%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,150 people, 2,106 households, and 1,714 families residing in the township. The population density was 173.1 per square mile (66.8/km²). There were 2,199 housing units at an average density of 61.9 per square mile (23.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.70% White, 0.85% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.46% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

There were 2,106 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 13.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.3% 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 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $72,188, and the median income for a family was $83,789. Males had a median income of $61,436 versus $26,414 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,574. About 4.7% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Groveland Township, Michigan
  3. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Groveland township, Oakland County, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 22, 2011.
  4. ^ Romig 1986, p. 243.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Austin Corners & GNIS in Google Map
  6. ^ Romig 1986.
  7. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Groveland Corners, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map

Sources[edit]

  • Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities. Great Lakes Books Series (Paperback). Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6.

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