Berlin Township, St. Clair County, Michigan

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Berlin Township, Michigan
Berlin Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Berlin Township, Michigan
Berlin Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°56′18″N 82°54′57″W / 42.93833°N 82.91583°W / 42.93833; -82.91583Coordinates: 42°56′18″N 82°54′57″W / 42.93833°N 82.91583°W / 42.93833; -82.91583
Country United States
State Michigan
County St. Clair
 • Total 37.1 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Land 37.1 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,162
 • Density 85.2/sq mi (32.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48002 (Allenton)
FIPS code 26-07760[1]
GNIS feature ID 1625925[2]

Berlin Township is a civil township of St. Clair County in the U.S. state of Michigan. At the 2000 census, the township population was 3,162.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.1 square miles (96 km2), all land.


At the 2000 census,[1] there were 3,162 people, 1,050 households and 872 families residing in the township. The population density was 85.2 per square mile (32.9/km²). There were 1,076 housing units at an average density of 29.0 per square mile (11.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.19% White, 0.89% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.57% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.81% of the population.

There were 1,050 households of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.8% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.33.

Age distribution was 28.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median household income was $61,157, and the median family income was $67,153. Males had a median income of $46,536 versus $30,337 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,412. About 5.4% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under age 18 and 1.2% of those age 65 or over.