Webster Township, Michigan

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Webster Township, Michigan
Township Hall, Webster Church Rd.
Township Hall, Webster Church Rd.
Webster Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Webster Township, Michigan
Webster Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°22′40″N 83°50′18″W / 42.37778°N 83.83833°W / 42.37778; -83.83833Coordinates: 42°22′40″N 83°50′18″W / 42.37778°N 83.83833°W / 42.37778; -83.83833
Country United States
State Michigan
County Washtenaw
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,784
 • Density 190/sq mi (73/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 48130
Area code(s) 734
FIPS code 26-85100[1]
GNIS feature ID 1627237[2]

Webster Township is a civil township of Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Originally settled in the 1820s and 1830s, this small town has a rich history, centered on the picturesque area known locally as "Webster Corners".[3] The township population was 6,784 at the 2010 census.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93.0 km2), of which 35.1 square miles (90.9 km2) is land and 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), or 2.24%, is water.[5]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,198 people, 1,774 households, and 1,491 families residing in the township. The population density was 147.4 per square mile (56.9/km²). There were 1,859 housing units at an average density of 52.7 per square mile (20.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.19% White, 0.62% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 1,774 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.6% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 11.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% 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 3.20.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $90,830, and the median income for a family was $97,828. Males had a median income of $62,384 versus $40,859 for females. The per capita income for the township was $35,883. None of the families and 0.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.