Jonesfield Township, Michigan

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Jonesfield Township, Michigan
Location within Saginaw County, Michigan
Location within Saginaw County, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°24′49″N 84°20′7″W / 43.41361°N 84.33528°W / 43.41361; -84.33528Coordinates: 43°24′49″N 84°20′7″W / 43.41361°N 84.33528°W / 43.41361; -84.33528
Country United States
State Michigan
County Saginaw
 • Total 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 • Land 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 666 ft (203 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,667
 • Density 67.9/sq mi (26.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-41900[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626543[2]

Jonesfield Township is a civil township of Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,710 at the 2000 Census. The 2010 Census places the population at 1,667.[3] The Village of Merrill is located within Jonesfield Township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.2 square miles (65 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,710 people, 652 households, and 490 families residing in the township. The population density was 67.9 per square mile (26.2/km²). There were 674 housing units at an average density of 26.7 per square mile (10.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.13% White, 0.06% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.82% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.28% of the population.

There were 652 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,992, and the median income for a family was $45,921. Males had a median income of $39,773 versus $29,519 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,348. About 5.1% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.