Amber Township, Michigan

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Amber Township is a civil township of Mason County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 2,054.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.8 square miles (72.0 km²), of which, 27.6 square miles (71.5 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (0.65%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,054 people, 756 households, and 579 families residing in the township. The population density was 74.4 per square mile (28.7/km²). There were 820 housing units at an average density of 29.7/sq mi (11.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.64% White, 0.54% African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.48% of the population.

There were 756 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,458, and the median income for a family was $46,701. Males had a median income of $35,893 versus $21,842 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,833. About 4.2% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

Ludington | Scottville

Custer | Fountain | Free Soil

Pere Marquette

Amber | Branch | Custer | Eden | Free Soil | Grant | Hamlin | Logan | Meade | Riverton | Sheridan | Sherman | Summit | Victory

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