Montrose Township, Michigan

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Charter Township of Montrose
Charter township
Charter Township of Montrose is located in Michigan
Charter Township of Montrose
Charter Township of Montrose
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°10′3″N 83°52′4″W / 43.16750°N 83.86778°W / 43.16750; -83.86778Coordinates: 43°10′3″N 83°52′4″W / 43.16750°N 83.86778°W / 43.16750; -83.86778
Country United States
State Michigan
County Genesee
Established 1847
 • Type Supervisor-Board
 • Supervisor Mark Emmendorfer
 • Clerk Kelly Yuhos
 • Treasurer Donald Sullivan
 • Trustee Fred Domine, Gary Keeler, William Persails, John Newcomer
 • Total 34.614 sq mi (89.650 km2)
 • Land 34.430 sq mi (89.172 km2)
 • Water 0.184 sq mi (0.478 km2)  0.533%
Elevation 643 ft (196 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,224
 • Density 184.03/sq mi (71.05/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48457, 48420
Area code(s) 810
FIPS code 26-55300[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626763[2]

The Charter Township of Montrose is a charter township of Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 6,224 at the 2010 census, a slight decrease from 6,336 at the 2000 census. The City of Montrose is surrounded by the township, but is politically and administratively autonomous.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.6 square miles (90 km2), of which 34.4 square miles (89 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.52%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,336 people, 2,089 households, and 1,733 families residing in the township. The population density was 184.0 per square mile (71.1/km²). There were 2,199 housing units at an average density of 63.9 per square mile (24.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.74% White, 1.77% African American, 0.79% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.57% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.

There were 2,089 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.0% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $51,502, and the median income for a family was $53,281. Males had a median income of $42,625 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,725. About 7.6% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.9% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.


External links[edit]

  • 139 S, Official site of Montrose Township