Hudson Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan

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Hudson Township, Michigan
Hudson Township is located in Michigan
Hudson Township
Hudson Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 45°9′34″N 84°47′44″W / 45.15944°N 84.79556°W / 45.15944; -84.79556Coordinates: 45°9′34″N 84°47′44″W / 45.15944°N 84.79556°W / 45.15944; -84.79556
Country United States
State Michigan
County Charlevoix
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land 34.3 sq mi (88.9 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
Elevation 1,257 ft (383 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 691
 • Density 20/sq mi (7.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-39700[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626497[2]

Hudson Township is a civil township of Charlevoix County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the township population was 691.[3]


Hudson Township is located in the southeast corner of Charlevoix County, bounded by Otsego County to the east and south. Thumb Lake is located in the northeast. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (91.9 km2), of which 34.3 square miles (88.9 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), or 3.28%, is water.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 639 people, 229 households, and 179 families residing in the township. The population density was 18.6 per square mile (7.2/km²). There were 485 housing units at an average density of 14.1 per square mile (5.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.18% White, 0.16% African American, 1.72% Native American, and 0.94% from two or more races.

There were 229 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 113.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,318, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $27,679 versus $20,208 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,138. About 8.3% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over.


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