Ovid Township, Clinton County, Michigan

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Ovid Township, Michigan
Ovid Township is located in Michigan
Ovid Township
Ovid Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°59′42″N 84°24′18″W / 42.99500°N 84.40500°W / 42.99500; -84.40500Coordinates: 42°59′42″N 84°24′18″W / 42.99500°N 84.40500°W / 42.99500; -84.40500
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
745 ft (227 m)
 • Total3,795
 • Density106/sq mi (40.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)989
FIPS code26-61880[1]
GNIS feature ID1626874[2]

Ovid Township is a civil township of Clinton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the township had a population of 3,795.[3]



Ovid Township is located in eastern Clinton County, bordered by Shiawassee County to the east. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.2 km2), of which 35.8 square miles (92.8 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 0.44%, is water.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,490 people, 1,225 households, and 927 families residing in the township. The population density was 97.4 per square mile (37.6/km²). There were 1,279 housing units at an average density of 35.7 per square mile (13.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.05% White, 0.17% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.26% Pacific Islander, 0.83% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.15% of the population.

There were 1,225 households out of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,250, and the median income for a family was $46,105. Males had a median income of $35,231 versus $25,507 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,602. About 5.7% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 5.5% 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: Ovid Township, Clinton County, Michigan
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Ovid township, Clinton County, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shepardsville, Michigan

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