Raisinville Township, Michigan

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Raisinville Township, Michigan
Township
The Raisinville Township Hall
Location of Raisinville Township within Monroe County.
Location of Raisinville Township within Monroe County.
Raisinville Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Raisinville Township, Michigan
Raisinville Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 41°56′49″N 83°31′48″W / 41.94694°N 83.53000°W / 41.94694; -83.53000Coordinates: 41°56′49″N 83°31′48″W / 41.94694°N 83.53000°W / 41.94694; -83.53000
Country United States
State Michigan
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 48.6 sq mi (125.9 km2)
 • Land 48.2 sq mi (124.8 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,896
 • Density 101.6/sq mi (39.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-66900[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626951[2]

Raisinville Township is a civil township of Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 4,896 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 48.6 square miles (126 km2), of which 48.2 square miles (125 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (0.90%) is water.

Communities[edit]

  • East Raisinville was a community in the eastern part of the township. It had a post office from 1829 until 1868. It also had a railroad station.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,896 people, 1,691 households, and 1,423 families residing in the township. The population density was 101.6 per square mile (39.2/km²). There were 1,762 housing units at an average density of 36.6 per square mile (14.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.94% White, 0.49% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.21% of the population.

There were 1,691 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.1% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.8% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $62,734, and the median income for a family was $69,896. Males had a median income of $50,727 versus $29,459 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,520. About 1.4% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 3.9% of those age 65 or over.

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Sources[edit]

  • Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities. Great Lakes Books Series (Paperback). Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6.