Prairie Ronde Township, Michigan


Prairie Ronde Township, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Prairie Ronde 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 = Kalamazoo

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area_total_km2 = 94.3
area_land_km2 = 92.7
area_water_km2 = 1.6
area_total_sq_mi = 36.4
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 2086
population_density_km2 = 22.5
population_density_sq_mi = 58.3

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_m = 268
elevation_ft = 879
latd = 42 |latm = 6 |lats = 31 |latNS = N
longd = 85 |longm = 42 |longs = 9 |longEW = W

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Prairie Ronde Township is a civil township of Kalamazoo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,086 at the 2000 census.

Prairie Ronde is the birthplace of the women's suffragist Olympia Brown.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.4 square miles (94.3 km²), of which, 35.8 square miles (92.7 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²) of it (1.73%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,086 people, 707 households, and 601 families residing in the township. The population density was 58.3 per square mile (22.5/km²). There were 733 housing units at an average density of 20.5/sq mi (7.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.84% White, 0.29% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 707 households out of which 46.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 12.4% 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 2.95 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the township the population was spread out with 32.2% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $65,385, and the median income for a family was $67,458. Males had a median income of $48,074 versus $27,038 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,431. About 2.6% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

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