Haight Township, Michigan

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Haight Township, Michigan
Haight Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Haight Township, Michigan
Haight Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 46°22′51″N 89°12′26″W / 46.38083°N 89.20722°W / 46.38083; -89.20722Coordinates: 46°22′51″N 89°12′26″W / 46.38083°N 89.20722°W / 46.38083; -89.20722
Country United States
State Michigan
County Ontonagon
 • Total 107.1 sq mi (277.4 km2)
 • Land 105.8 sq mi (274.0 km2)
 • Water 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
Elevation 1,512 ft (461 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 228
 • Density 2.2/sq mi (0.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-35960[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626419[2]

Haight Township is a civil township of Ontonagon County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 228 at the 2000 census.


  • Paulding is an unincorporated community within the township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 107.1 square miles (277 km2), of which 105.8 square miles (274 km2) is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) (1.20%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 228 people, 96 households, and 69 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.2 per square mile (0.8/km²). There were 241 housing units at an average density of 2.3 per square mile (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.74% White, 1.32% Asian, 1.32% from other races, and 2.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.07% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the township the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 128.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,104, and the median income for a family was $33,438. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,980. About 5.9% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.