Logan Township, Ogemaw County, Michigan

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Logan Township, Michigan
Township
Logan Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Logan Township, Michigan
Logan Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°17′17″N 83°57′26″W / 44.28806°N 83.95722°W / 44.28806; -83.95722Coordinates: 44°17′17″N 83°57′26″W / 44.28806°N 83.95722°W / 44.28806; -83.95722
Country United States
State Michigan
County Ogemaw
Area
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land 35.3 sq mi (91.3 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Elevation 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 581
 • Density 16.5/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-49160[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626638[2]

Logan Township is a civil township of Ogemaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 581 at the 2000 census.

Communities[edit]

There are no established communities in the sparsely populated township. A lumber settlement named Nestor, named for Thomas Nestor, had a post office that operated from September 6, 1901, until June 30, 1911.[3][4]

  • Corrigan was another lumber settlement in the township. It had a post office from 1891 until 1897.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.2 km²), of which 35.2 square miles (91.3 km²) is land and 0.7 square mile (1.9 km²) (2.03%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 581 people, 239 households, and 173 families residing in the township. The population density was 16.5 per square mile (6.4/km²). There were 430 housing units at an average density of 12.2 per square mile (4.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.73% White, 0.34% Native American, 0.17% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.

There were 239 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $22,105, and the median income for a family was $29,531. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $17,115 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,372. About 13.1% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 9.0% 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: Logan Township, Ogemaw County, Michigan
  3. ^ Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X. 
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nester Post Office (historical)
  5. ^ Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 135