Grant Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan


Grant Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Grant Township, Michigan
settlement_type = Township
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pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Michigan
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Grand Traverse

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area_total_km2 = 93.5
area_land_km2 = 91.8
area_water_km2 = 1.7
area_total_sq_mi = 36.1
area_land_sq_mi = 35.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.6

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 947
population_density_km2 = 10.3
population_density_sq_mi = 26.7

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_m = 351
elevation_ft = 1152
latd = 44 |latm = 34 |lats = 16 |latNS = N
longd = 85 |longm = 46 |longs = 11 |longEW = W

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Grant Township is a civil township of Grand Traverse County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 947.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93.5 km²), of which, 35.5 square miles (91.8 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it (1.77%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 947 people, 369 households, and 274 families residing in the township. The population density was 26.7 per square mile (10.3/km²). There were 467 housing units at an average density of 13.2/sq mi (5.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.10% White, 0.63% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.95% from other races, and 0.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.16% of the population.

There were 369 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,269, and the median income for a family was $42,000. Males had a median income of $34,196 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,282. About 3.1% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

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