New Haven Township, Gratiot County, Michigan

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New Haven Township, Michigan
New Haven Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
New Haven Township, Michigan
New Haven Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°14′53″N 84°46′30″W / 43.24806°N 84.77500°W / 43.24806; -84.77500Coordinates: 43°14′53″N 84°46′30″W / 43.24806°N 84.77500°W / 43.24806; -84.77500
Country United States
State Michigan
County Gratiot
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land 35.5 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 778 ft (237 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,016
 • Density 28.6/sq mi (11.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-57360[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626801[2]

New Haven Township is a civil township of Gratiot County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,016 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92.2 km²), of which 35.5 square miles (92.0 km²) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.2 km²) (0.22%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,016 people, 351 households, and 269 families residing in the township. The population density was 28.6 per square mile (11.0/km²). There were 377 housing units at an average density of 10.6 per square mile (4.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.21% White, 0.20% Native American, 0.10% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.38% of the population.

There were 351 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,048, and the median income for a family was $44,306. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $22,292 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,085. About 9.3% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.3% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.