Hillman Township, Michigan

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Hillman Township, Michigan
Hillman Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Hillman Township, Michigan
Hillman Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 45°4′3″N 83°58′59″W / 45.06750°N 83.98306°W / 45.06750; -83.98306Coordinates: 45°4′3″N 83°58′59″W / 45.06750°N 83.98306°W / 45.06750; -83.98306
Country United States
State Michigan
County Montmorency
 • Total 68.9 sq mi (178.4 km2)
 • Land 67.6 sq mi (175.1 km2)
 • Water 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,267
 • Density 33.5/sq mi (12.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49746
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-38400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626473[2]

Hillman Township is a civil township of Montmorency County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,267 at the 2000 census. The village of Hillman is located within the township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 68.9 square miles (178 km2), of which, 67.6 square miles (175 km2) of it is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) of it (1.83%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,267 people, 916 households, and 606 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.5 per square mile (12.9/km²). There were 1,635 housing units at an average density of 24.2 per square mile (9.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.81% White, 0.04% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.

There were 916 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,011, and the median income for a family was $32,560. Males had a median income of $30,515 versus $19,911 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,660. About 10.6% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 13.4% of those age 65 or over.