Gustin Township, Michigan

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Gustin Township, Michigan
Township
Gustin Township is located in Michigan
Gustin Township
Gustin Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°38′33″N 83°26′56″W / 44.64250°N 83.44889°W / 44.64250; -83.44889Coordinates: 44°38′33″N 83°26′56″W / 44.64250°N 83.44889°W / 44.64250; -83.44889
Country United States
State Michigan
County Alcona
Area
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 795
 • Density 22/sq mi (8.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-35740[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626416[2]

Gustin Township is a civil township of Alcona County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 795 at the 2010 census.[3]

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Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), or 0.44%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 696
1970 613 −11.9%
1980 796 29.9%
1990 823 3.4%
2000 832 1.1%
2010 795 −4.4%
Source: Census Bureau. Census 1960- 2000, 2010.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 832 people, 358 households, and 239 families residing in the township. The population density was 23.3 per square mile (9.0/km2). There were 483 housing units at an average density of 13.5 per square mile (5.2/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.44% White, 0.60% Native American, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 358 households out of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,350, and the median income for a family was $31,806. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $17,083 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,848. About 11.8% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.9% of those under age 18 and 21.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Alcona Community Schools campus is in Gustin Township.[8][9]

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