Lake Township, Missaukee County, Michigan

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Lake Township, Michigan
Lake Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Lake Township, Michigan
Lake Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°17′18″N 85°16′32″W / 44.28833°N 85.27556°W / 44.28833; -85.27556Coordinates: 44°17′18″N 85°16′32″W / 44.28833°N 85.27556°W / 44.28833; -85.27556
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyMissaukee
Area
 • Total36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land31.7 sq mi (82.0 km2)
 • Water4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
Elevation
1,253 ft (382 m)
Population
 • Total2,468
 • Density77.9/sq mi (30.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
49601 (Cadillac),
49651 (Lake City),
49657 (McBain)
FIPS code26-44380[1]
GNIS feature ID1626577[2]

Lake Township is a civil township of Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,468 at the 2000 census.

Communities[edit]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93 km2), of which 31.7 square miles (82 km2) is land and 4.3 square miles (11 km2) (12.08%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,468 people, 1,005 households, and 756 families residing in the township. The population density was 77.9 per square mile (30.1/km²). There were 1,689 housing units at an average density of 53.3 per square mile (20.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.61% White, 0.12% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population.

There were 1,005 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,934, and the median income for a family was $42,059. Males had a median income of $30,339 versus $22,148 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,332. About 7.0% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Township, Missaukee County, Michigan
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jennings, Michigan
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jennings Post Office (historical)
  5. ^ Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.
  6. ^ 49601 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder[permanent dead link], U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  7. ^ 49651 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder[permanent dead link], U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  8. ^ 49657 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder[permanent dead link], U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census