Tyrone Township, Livingston County, Michigan

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Tyrone Township, Michigan
Location within Livingston County
Location within Livingston County
Tyrone Township is located in Michigan
Tyrone Township
Tyrone Township
Location in Michigan
Tyrone Township is located in the United States
Tyrone Township
Tyrone Township
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°44′34″N 83°45′15″W / 42.74278°N 83.75417°W / 42.74278; -83.75417Coordinates: 42°44′34″N 83°45′15″W / 42.74278°N 83.75417°W / 42.74278; -83.75417
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyLivingston
Established1834
Government
 • SupervisorMike Cunningham
 • ClerkMarcella Husted
Area
 • Total36.7 sq mi (95.1 km2)
 • Land35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Water1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
Elevation
948 ft (289 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total10,020
 • Density283/sq mi (109.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48430 (Fenton)
Area code(s)810
FIPS code26-81160[1]
GNIS feature ID1627182[2]
Websitewww.tyronetownship.us

Tyrone Township is a civil township of Livingston County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 10,020 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 8,459 at the 2000 census.

The township was named after County Tyrone in Northern Ireland.

Communities[edit]

Geography[edit]

Tyrone Township occupies the northeast corner of Livingston County, bordered to the north by Genesee County and to the east by Oakland County. U.S. Route 23 crosses the township, with access from Exits 75 and 77. US 23 leads north 20 miles (32 km) to Flint and south 34 miles (55 km) to Ann Arbor.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.7 square miles (95.1 km2), of which 35.4 square miles (91.8 km2) are land and 1.2 square miles (3.2 km2), or 3.40%, are water.[6]

Tyrone Township is home to the Sergeant Patrick O' Rourke Memorial Highway, a highway honoring West Bloomfield Officer Patrick O' Rourke, who was killed in the line of duty.[7]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 8,459 people, 2,882 households, and 2,466 families residing in the township. The population density was 237.3 per square mile (91.6/km2). There were 3,020 housing units at an average density of 84.7 per square mile (32.7/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.81% White, 0.06% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 2,882 households, out of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.5% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.4% were non-families. 11.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the township, the population was spread out, with 28.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $75,994, and the median income for a family was $82,307. Males had a median income of $60,760 versus $35,071 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,292. About 3.7% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

The township is in the following electoral districts:

  • State House District 47[8]
  • State Senate District 22[8]
  • US Congressional District 8[8]
  • County Commission districts 3 and 4[9]

The township is within the following governmental service districts:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tyrone Township, Livingston County, Michigan
  3. ^ "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Tyrone township, Livingston County, Michigan". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 19, 2020.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hallers Corners, Michigan
  5. ^ "Livingston County Map" (PDF). Base Map by County. State of Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget. Retrieved 21 November 2011.
  6. ^ "U.S. Gazetteer Files: 2019: Places: Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved March 19, 2020.
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ a b c 2012 Congressional & State Legislative Districts (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Information Technology Department G.I.S. Division. Livingston County, Michigan. 2012. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  9. ^ 2016 Commission Districts (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Information Technology Department G.I.S. Division. Livingston County, Michigan. January 22, 2016. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  10. ^ 2016 Library Districts Livingston County, Michigan (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Information Technology Department G.I.S. Division. Livingston County, Michigan. 2016. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  11. ^ 2016 School Districts Livingston County, Michigan (PDF) (Map). Cartography by Information Technology Department G.I.S. Division. Livingston County, Michigan. January 22, 2016. Retrieved March 10, 2018.

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