Livingston Township, Michigan

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Livingston Township, Michigan
Livingston Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Livingston Township, Michigan
Livingston Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 45°3′57″N 84°40′40″W / 45.06583°N 84.67778°W / 45.06583; -84.67778Coordinates: 45°3′57″N 84°40′40″W / 45.06583°N 84.67778°W / 45.06583; -84.67778
Country United States
State Michigan
County Otsego
 • Total 34.2 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 • Land 33.9 sq mi (87.8 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 1,230 ft (375 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,339
 • Density 69.0/sq mi (26.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-48140[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626632[2]

Livingston Township is a civil township of Otsego County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,339 at the 2000 census.


  • The city of Gaylord is partially within the southern part of the township, but is administratively autonomous.
  • Logan was a small settlement on the boundary between Livingston and Corwith Townships, about six miles north of Gaylord, formed around the sawmill and general store of the Yuill Brothers. It was a station on the Mackinaw division of the Michigan Central Railroad. A post office operated from May 1880 until August 1883.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.2 square miles (89 km2), of which, 33.9 square miles (88 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (0.96%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,339 people, 839 households, and 668 families residing in the township. The population density was 69.0 per square mile (26.6/km²). There were 935 housing units at an average density of 27.6 per square mile (10.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.35% White, 0.09% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 839 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $51,293, and the median income for a family was $55,156. Males had a median income of $37,222 versus $22,436 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,798. About 2.2% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Livingston Township, Michigan
  3. ^ Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X. 

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