- Elk Rapids Township, Michigan
official_name = Elk Rapids Township, Michigan
settlement_type = Township
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 28.3
area_land_km2 = 18.4
area_water_km2 = 9.9
area_total_sq_mi = 10.9
area_land_sq_mi = 7.1
area_water_sq_mi = 3.8
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2741
population_density_km2 = 148.8
population_density_sq_mi = 385.3
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 187
elevation_ft = 614
latd = 44 |latm = 54 |lats = 4 |latNS = N
longd = 85 |longm = 24 |longs = 15 |longEW = W
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 10.9 square miles (28.3 km²), of which, 7.1 square miles (18.4 km²) of it is land and 3.8 square miles (9.9 km²) of it (34.92%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,741 people, 1,206 households, and 811 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 385.3 per square mile (148.8/km²). There were 1,763 housing units at an average density of 247.8/sq mi (95.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.67% White, 0.22% African American, 0.80% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.90% of the population.
There were 1,206 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.78.
In the township the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $48,450. Males had a median income of $32,386 versus $23,403 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $21,970. About 5.8% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.
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