Lincoln Township, Isabella County, Michigan

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Lincoln Township, Michigan
Lincoln Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Lincoln Township, Michigan
Lincoln Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°30′37″N 84°47′8″W / 43.51028°N 84.78556°W / 43.51028; -84.78556Coordinates: 43°30′37″N 84°47′8″W / 43.51028°N 84.78556°W / 43.51028; -84.78556
Country United States
State Michigan
County Isabella
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.1 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 801 ft (244 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,936
 • Density 53.6/sq mi (20.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-47660[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626622[2]

Lincoln Township is a civil township of Isabella County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,936 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.7 km²), of which 36.1 square miles (93.6 km²) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.2 km²) (0.19%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,936 people, 696 households, and 533 families residing in the township. The population density was 53.6 per square mile (20.7/km²). There were 726 housing units at an average density of 20.1 per square mile (7.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.13% White, 0.88% African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.88% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.84% of the population.

There were 696 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,871, and the median income for a family was $47,574. Males had a median income of $33,250 versus $24,167 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,734. About 4.3% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.