Richmond Township, Macomb County, Michigan

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Richmond Township, Michigan
Richmond Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Richmond Township, Michigan
Richmond Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°51′10″N 82°47′51″W / 42.85278°N 82.79750°W / 42.85278; -82.79750Coordinates: 42°51′10″N 82°47′51″W / 42.85278°N 82.79750°W / 42.85278; -82.79750
Country United States
State Michigan
County Macomb
 • Total 37.3 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Land 37.3 sq mi (96.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,416
 • Density 91.7/sq mi (35.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48062
Area code(s) 586, 810
FIPS code 26-68400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626976[2]

Richmond Township is a civil township of Macomb County, Michigan, United States. At the 2000 census, the township population was 3,416. The 2008 Census Bureau Estimate places the population at 3,784. A portion of the City of Richmond is adjacent to the township, but is administratively autonomous.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.3 square miles (96.5 km²), all land.


At the 2000 census,[1] there were 3,416 people, 1,020 households and 869 families residing in the township. The population density was 91.7 per square mile (35.4/km²). There were 1,060 housing units at an average density of 28.4 per square mile (11.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.93% White, 0.97% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.08% of the population.

There were 1,020 households of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.6% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.8% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.14 and the average family size was 3.39.

Age distribution was 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.

The median household income was $69,449, and the median family income was $72,500. Males had a median income of $54,205 versus $28,427 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,937. About 3.3% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.


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