Oliver Township, Kalkaska County, Michigan

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Oliver Township, Michigan
Oliver Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Oliver Township, Michigan
Oliver Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°37′51″N 85°1′25″W / 44.63083°N 85.02361°W / 44.63083; -85.02361Coordinates: 44°37′51″N 85°1′25″W / 44.63083°N 85.02361°W / 44.63083; -85.02361
Country United States
State Michigan
County Kalkaska
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land 36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,112 ft (339 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 263
 • Density 7.3/sq mi (2.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-60540[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626843[2]

Oliver Township is a civil township of Kalkaska County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 263 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93.5 km²), of which 36.0 square miles (93.4 km²) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.14%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 263 people, 113 households, and 83 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.3 per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 242 housing units at an average density of 6.7 per square mile (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.34% White, 1.14% Native American, and 1.52% from two or more races.

There were 113 households out of which 23.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.1% 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 2.33 and the average family size was 2.69.

In the township the population was spread out with 17.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 34.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,104, and the median income for a family was $32,778. Males had a median income of $24,063 versus $17,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,153. About 6.4% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.