Howell Township, Michigan

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Howell Township, Michigan
Township of Howell
Howell Township Hall
Howell Township Hall
Howell Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Howell Township, Michigan
Howell Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°37′55″N 83°58′10″W / 42.63194°N 83.96944°W / 42.63194; -83.96944Coordinates: 42°37′55″N 83°58′10″W / 42.63194°N 83.96944°W / 42.63194; -83.96944
CountryUnited States
 • Total31.9 sq mi (82.6 km2)
 • Land31.7 sq mi (82.2 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
906 ft (276 m)
 • Total5,679
 • Density179.0/sq mi (69.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)517
FIPS code26-39560[1]
GNIS feature ID1626496[2]

Howell Township is a civil township of Livingston County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 5,679 at the 2000 census. The City of Howell is administratively autonomous and has incorporated within the southeastern portion of the township,[3] taking approximately 3 sq mi (7.8 km2) of land.[citation needed]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.9 square miles (83 km2), of which 31.7 square miles (82 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.50%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,679 people, 1,902 households, and 1,565 families residing in the township. The population density was 179.0 per square mile (69.1/km²). There were 1,993 housing units at an average density of 62.8 per square mile (24.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.75% White, 0.18% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.

There were 1,902 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% 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 3.20.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $63,114, and the median income for a family was $67,034. Males had a median income of $50,744 versus $28,958 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,840. About 1.4% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Howell Township, Michigan
  3. ^ "Zoning Map, June 21, 2012." (Archive) Howell Township. Retrieved on November 8, 2013.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fleming, Michigan

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