Springvale Township, Michigan

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Springvale Township, Michigan
Springvale Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Springvale Township, Michigan
Springvale Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 45°21′9″N 84°47′30″W / 45.35250°N 84.79167°W / 45.35250; -84.79167Coordinates: 45°21′9″N 84°47′30″W / 45.35250°N 84.79167°W / 45.35250; -84.79167
Country United States
State Michigan
County Emmet
 • Total 47.1 sq mi (121.9 km2)
 • Land 44.7 sq mi (115.8 km2)
 • Water 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
Elevation 856 ft (261 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,727
 • Density 38.6/sq mi (14.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-75900[1]
GNIS feature ID 1627113[2]

Springvale Township is a civil township of Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,727 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 47.1 square miles (122 km2), of which 44.7 square miles (116 km2) is land and 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2) (5.06%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,727 people, 613 households, and 487 families residing in the township. The population density was 38.6 per square mile (14.9/km²). There were 815 housing units at an average density of 18.2 per square mile (7.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.24% White, 0.06% African American, 2.43% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 613 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,148, and the median income for a family was $48,214. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $23,393 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,640. About 5.5% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.