Liberty Township, Wexford County, Michigan

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Liberty Township, Michigan
Liberty Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Liberty Township, Michigan
Liberty Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°28′6″N 85°24′0″W / 44.46833°N 85.40000°W / 44.46833; -85.40000Coordinates: 44°28′6″N 85°24′0″W / 44.46833°N 85.40000°W / 44.46833; -85.40000
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyWexford
Area
 • Total36.5 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land36.5 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,027 ft (313 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total861
 • Density23.6/sq mi (8.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-47380[1]
GNIS feature ID1626614[2]

Liberty Township is a civil township of Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 861.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (94.6 km²), of which 36.5 square miles (94.6 km²) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.05%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 United States Census,[3] there were 861 people, 406 households, and 235 families in the township. The population density was 23.6 per square mile (8.5/km²). The housing density was 11.1 per square mile (4.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.3% White, 0.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 2.6% were two or more races.

25.0%% of households had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.04.

The township population contained 25.0% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 97 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,864, and the median income for a family was $40,781. Males had a median income of $28,162 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,612. About 5.7% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". US Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Liberty Township, Wexford County, Michigan
  3. ^ "American FactFinder - Community Facts (US Census Bureau)". Retrieved April 8, 2016.