Humboldt Township, Michigan

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Humboldt Township, Michigan
Humboldt Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Humboldt Township, Michigan
Humboldt Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 46°25′37″N 87°55′43″W / 46.42694°N 87.92861°W / 46.42694; -87.92861Coordinates: 46°25′37″N 87°55′43″W / 46.42694°N 87.92861°W / 46.42694; -87.92861
Country United States
State Michigan
County Marquette
 • Total 95.7 sq mi (247.8 km2)
 • Land 93.8 sq mi (242.8 km2)
 • Water 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
Elevation 1,519 ft (463 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 469
 • Density 5.0/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-39940[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626503[2]

Humboldt Township is a civil township of Marquette County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 469 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 95.7 square miles (248 km2), of which 93.8 square miles (243 km2) is land and 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2) (2.00%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 469 people, 194 households, and 142 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.0 per square mile (1.9/km²). There were 419 housing units at an average density of 4.5 per square mile (1.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.93% White, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 194 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the township the population was spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 34.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 113.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $39,107. Males had a median income of $42,344 versus $22,292 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,872. About 6.0% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.3% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Humboldt Township, Michigan