Sullivan Township, Michigan

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Sullivan Township, Michigan
Sullivan Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Sullivan Township, Michigan
Sullivan Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°10′13″N 86°4′31″W / 43.17028°N 86.07528°W / 43.17028; -86.07528Coordinates: 43°10′13″N 86°4′31″W / 43.17028°N 86.07528°W / 43.17028; -86.07528
CountryUnited States
 • Total24.1 sq mi (62.4 km2)
 • Land24.1 sq mi (62.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
650 ft (198 m)
 • Total2,441
 • Density101.3/sq mi (39.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-77100[1]
GNIS feature ID1627132[2]

Sullivan Township is a civil township of Muskegon County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 2,477.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.1 square miles (62 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,477 people, 887 households, and 714 families residing in the township. The population density was 102.8 per square mile (39.7/km²). There were 905 housing units at an average density of 37.6 per square mile (14.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.30% White, 0.73% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.69% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.22% of the population.

There were 887 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,447, and the median income for a family was $51,394. Males had a median income of $36,968 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,360. About 4.0% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 9.4% 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: Sullivan Township, Michigan