Tallmadge Township, Michigan

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Tallmadge Charter Township, Michigan
Tallmadge Charter Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Tallmadge Charter Township, Michigan
Tallmadge Charter Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°59′24″N 85°50′18″W / 42.99000°N 85.83833°W / 42.99000; -85.83833Coordinates: 42°59′24″N 85°50′18″W / 42.99000°N 85.83833°W / 42.99000; -85.83833
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOttawa
Area
 • Total33.0 sq mi (85.5 km2)
 • Land32.4 sq mi (84.0 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation
679 ft (207 m)
Population
 • Total7,575
 • Density230/sq mi (89/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
49404 (Coopersville,
49430 (Lamont, P.O. Box),
49435 (Marne),
49544 (Walker)
FIPS code26-77980[1]
GNIS feature ID1627150[2]
Websitehttp://www.tallmadge.com/

Tallmadge Charter Township is a charter township of Ottawa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 7,575 at the 2010 census.

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Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.0 square miles (85 km2), of which 32.4 square miles (84 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), or 1.76%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,881 people, 2,283 households, and 1,869 families residing in the township. The population density was 212.3 per square mile (81.9/km²). There were 2,369 housing units at an average density of 73.1 per square mile (28.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.83% White, 0.31% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.44% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 2,283 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $59,205, and the median income for a family was $65,086. Males had a median income of $45,847 versus $29,434 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,957. About 3.4% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tallmadge Township, Michigan
  3. ^ Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 197
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lamont. Michigan
  5. ^ Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.
  6. ^ ZIP Code Lookup, United States Postal Service
  7. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tallmadge, Michigan
  8. ^ 49404 5-Digit ZCTA, 494 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder[permanent dead link], U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  9. ^ 49435 5-Digit ZCTA, 494 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  10. ^ 49544 5-Digit ZCTA, 495 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder[permanent dead link], U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census

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