Webber Township, Michigan

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Webber Township, Michigan
Webber Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Webber Township, Michigan
Webber Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°55′42″N 85°51′18″W / 43.92833°N 85.85500°W / 43.92833; -85.85500Coordinates: 43°55′42″N 85°51′18″W / 43.92833°N 85.85500°W / 43.92833; -85.85500
Country United States
State Michigan
County Lake
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land 34.9 sq mi (90.3 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,875
 • Density 53.8/sq mi (20.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-85060[1]
GNIS feature ID 1627236[2]

Webber Township is a civil township of Lake County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,875 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2), of which 34.9 square miles (90 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (1.58%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,875 people, 638 households, and 338 families residing in the township. The population density was 53.8 per square mile (20.8/km²). There were 1,365 housing units at an average density of 39.1 per square mile (15.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 63.36% White, 29.55% African American, 1.92% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 1.07% from other races, and 3.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.63% of the population.

There were 638 households out of which 19.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.9% were non-families. 40.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 18.8% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 158.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 143.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $20,822, and the median income for a family was $24,352. Males had a median income of $26,042 versus $19,191 for females. The per capita income for the township was $9,512. About 23.2% of families and 28.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.5% of those under age 18 and 14.7% of those age 65 or over.