Pine Township, Michigan

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Pine Township, Michigan
Pine Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Pine Township, Michigan
Pine Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°20′0″N 85°15′28″W / 43.33333°N 85.25778°W / 43.33333; -85.25778Coordinates: 43°20′0″N 85°15′28″W / 43.33333°N 85.25778°W / 43.33333; -85.25778
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Water0.9 sq mi (2.5 km2)
951 ft (290 m)
 • Total1,654
 • Density47.0/sq mi (18.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-64200[1]
GNIS feature ID1626903[2]

Pine Township is a civil township of Montcalm County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,654 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.2 square miles (91 km2) is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (2.63%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,654 people, 610 households, and 466 families residing in the township. The population density was 47.0 per square mile (18.2/km²). There were 789 housing units at an average density of 22.4 per square mile (8.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.52% White, 0.18% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.48% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 610 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,583, and the median income for a family was $46,042. Males had a median income of $36,037 versus $22,216 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,381. About 4.8% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.1% of those under age 18 and 7.2% 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: Pine Township, Michigan