- Highland Township, Osceola County, Michigan
official_name = Highland Township
settlement_type = Township
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 96.8
area_land_km2 = 96.7
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 37.4
area_land_sq_mi = 37.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.4
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1207
population_density_km2 = 12.5
population_density_sq_mi = 32.3
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 192
elevation_ft = 630
latd = 44 |latm = 06 |lats = 59 |latNS = N
longd = 85 |longm = 16 |longs = 05 |longEW = W
postal_code = 49655 (Leroy),
area_code = 616
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 26-38660GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1626479 [gnis|1626479]
Highland Township is a
civil townshipof Osceola County in the U.S. stateof Michigan. The population was 1,207 at the 2000 census.
There are no incorporated municipalities or large population centers in the township. There are some named unincorporated communities or locales in the township:
* Highland, centered around the junction of 23 Mile Road and 90th Avenue at coord|44|08|44|N|85|15|59|W| [gnis|628243|Highland, Michigan]
* Ina, centered around the junction of 21 Mile Road and 100th Avenue at coord|44|07|01|N|85|17|12|W| [gnis|1617638|Ina, Michigan] A post office operated from March 1899 until December 1907.cite book | last = Romig | first = Walter | authorlink=Walter Romig | year = 1986 | title = Michigan Place Names | origyear= 1973 | publisher = Wayne State University Press | location = Detroit, Michigan | id = ISBN 0-8143-1838-X]
* Pisgah Heights, on 70th Avenue between 19 Mile and 20 Mile roads at coord|44|05|40|N|85|13|34|W| near an old railroad grade.
* The village of Leroy is to the southwest and the Leroy
ZIP code, 49655, serves the southwest corner of the township. [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/MapItDrawServlet?geo_id=86000US49655&_bucket_id=50&tree_id=420&context=AdvSearch&_lang=en 49655 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder] , U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census]
* The village of Marion is to the east and the Marion
ZIP code, 49665, serves the eastern half of the township. [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/MapItDrawServlet?geo_id=86000US49665&_bucket_id=50&tree_id=420&context=AdvSearch&_lang=en 49665 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder] , U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census]
* The village of Tustin is to the west and the Tustin
ZIP code, 49688, serves the western portion of the township. [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/MapItDrawServlet?geo_id=86000US49688&_bucket_id=50&tree_id=420&context=AdvSearch&_lang=en 49688 5-Digit ZCTA, 496 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder] , U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census]
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.4 square miles (96.8 km²), of which, 37.3 square miles (96.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.11%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,207 people, 444 households, and 343 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 32.3 per square mile (12.5/km²). There were 559 housing units at an average density of 15.0/sq mi (5.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.59% White, 0.66% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.08% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.
There were 444 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the township the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $32,772, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $27,557 versus $22,292 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $13,741. About 8.6% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 13.4% of those age 65 or over.
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