Milan Township, Michigan

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Milan Township, Michigan
Milan Township Hall
Milan Township Hall
Location of Milan Township within Monroe County.
Location of Milan Township within Monroe County.
Milan Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Milan Township, Michigan
Milan Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°2′12″N 83°42′26″W / 42.03667°N 83.70722°W / 42.03667; -83.70722Coordinates: 42°2′12″N 83°42′26″W / 42.03667°N 83.70722°W / 42.03667; -83.70722
Country United States
State Michigan
County Monroe
 • Total 35.1 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,670
 • Density 47.6/sq mi (18.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 48160
Area code(s) 734
FIPS code 26-53900[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626739[2]

Milan Township is a civil township of Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,670 at the 2000 census. The southern portion of the City of Milan bounds the township to the north, though the city and township have been completely separate jurisdictions since the former Village of Milan was elevated to city status in 1967.


  • Cone was an unincorporated community in Milan Township that had a post office starting in 1869.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.1 square miles (91 km2), of which 35.0 square miles (91 km2) is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,670 people, 610 households, and 489 families residing in the township. The population density was 47.6 per square mile (18.4/km²). There were 632 housing units at an average density of 18.0 per square mile (7.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.20% White, 0.36% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.74% of the population.

There were 610 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $57,361, and the median income for a family was $66,875. Males had a median income of $43,696 versus $33,667 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,269. About 2.2% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 3.9% 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: Milan Township, Michigan
  3. ^ Romig 1986, p. 129.


  • Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities. Great Lakes Books Series (Paperback). Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.