Hudson Township, Lenawee County, Michigan

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Hudson Township, Michigan
Hudson Township Hall, Carleton Rd.
Hudson Township Hall, Carleton Rd.
Location of Hudson Township, Lenawee County, Michigan
Location of Hudson Township, Lenawee County, Michigan
Coordinates: 41°51′4″N 84°18′6″W / 41.85111°N 84.30167°W / 41.85111; -84.30167Coordinates: 41°51′4″N 84°18′6″W / 41.85111°N 84.30167°W / 41.85111; -84.30167
Country United States
State Michigan
County Lenawee
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land 35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Water 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,576
 • Density 44.5/sq mi (17.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49247
Area code(s) 517
FIPS code 26-39740[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626499[2]

Hudson Township is a civil township of Lenawee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,576. The City of Hudson is located within the township, but is administratively autonomous.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (95 km2), of which 35.4 square miles (92 km2) is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) (3.01%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,576 people, 597 households, and 437 families residing in the township. The population density was 44.5 per square mile (17.2/km²). There were 719 housing units at an average density of 20.3 per square mile (7.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.03% White, 0.06% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 1.21% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.60% of the population.

There were 597 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,354, and the median income for a family was $49,896. Males had a median income of $35,909 versus $24,911 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,771. About 2.8% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.


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