Sage Township, Michigan

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Sage Township, Michigan
Sage Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Sage Township, Michigan
Sage Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°1′19″N 84°32′54″W / 44.02194°N 84.54833°W / 44.02194; -84.54833Coordinates: 44°1′19″N 84°32′54″W / 44.02194°N 84.54833°W / 44.02194; -84.54833
CountryUnited States
 • Total35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land34.5 sq mi (89.4 km2)
 • Water0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
869 ft (265 m)
 • Total2,617
 • Density75.8/sq mi (29.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-70500[1]
GNIS feature ID1627019[2]

Sage Township is a civil township of Gladwin County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,617 at the 2000 census.

The City of Gladwin is at the southeast corner of the township, but is administratively autonomous.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (92 km2), of which 34.5 square miles (89 km2) is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (2.54%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,617 people, 986 households, and 775 families residing in the township. The population density was 75.8 per square mile (29.3/km²). There were 1,526 housing units at an average density of 44.2 per square mile (17.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.02% White, 0.04% African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.

There were 986 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,173, and the median income for a family was $37,143. Males had a median income of $31,078 versus $22,339 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,470. About 9.3% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 4.8% 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: Sage Township, Michigan