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Groveland Township, Michigan

Groveland Township, Michigan
Location within Oakland County
Location within Oakland County
Groveland Township is located in Michigan
Groveland Township
Groveland Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°49′35″N 83°31′18″W / 42.82639°N 83.52167°W / 42.82639; -83.52167
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOakland
Established1835
Government
 • SupervisorRobert DePalma
Area
 • Civil township36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land35.5 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Elevation
978 ft (298 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Civil township5,476
 • Density150/sq mi (59/km2)
 • Metro
4,296,250 (Metro Detroit)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48348, 48442, 48462
Area code(s)248
FIPS code26-35640[1]
GNIS feature ID1626414[2]
WebsiteOfficial website

Township of Groveland, or Groveland Township, is a civil township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 5,476 at the 2010 census.[3] Groveland Township was established in 1835.[4]

Communities

There are no incorporated villages in the Township but there are two unincorporated communities within the Township:

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.5 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), or 1.50%, is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,476 people, 1,943 households, and 1,542 families residing in the township. The racial makeup of the township was 96.7% White, 0.8% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 1,943 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.1% 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 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 4.1% under the age of 5, 6.4% ages 5 to 9, 7.8% ages 10 to 14, 8.7% ages 15 to 19, 4.7% ages 20 to 24, 3.5% ages 25 to 29, 4.5% ages 30 to 34, 5.0% ages 35 to 39, 8.0% ages 40 to 44, 9.5% ages 45 to 49, 10.8% ages 50 to 54, 9.0% ages 55 to 59, 7.9% ages 60 to 64, 4.9% ages 65 to 69, 2.6% ages 70 to 74, 1.2% ages 75 to 79, 0.9% ages 80 to 84 and 0.5% ages 85 and older. The median age was 43.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.9 males.[8]

The median income for a household in the township was $72,188, and the median income for a family was $83,789. Males had a median income of $61,436 versus $26,414 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,574. About 4.7% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Groveland Township, Michigan
  3. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Groveland township, Oakland County, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 22, 2011.
  4. ^ Romig 1986, p. 243.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Austin Corners & GNIS in Google Map
  6. ^ Romig 1986.
  7. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Groveland Corners, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map
  8. ^ [factfinder.census.gov]

Sources

  • Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities. Great Lakes Books Series (Paperback). Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6.

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