Au Sable Township, Iosco County, Michigan

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Au Sable Charter Township is a charter township of Iosco County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 2,230.

The unincorporated community of Au Sable is within the township.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.1 square miles (54.7 km²), of which, 20.6 square miles (53.4 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²) of it (2.46%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,230 people, 956 households, and 636 families residing in the township. The population density was 108.2 per square mile (41.8/km²). There were 1,498 housing units at an average density of 72.7/sq mi (28.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.50% White, 0.85% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

There were 956 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,570, and the median income for a family was $38,462. Males had a median income of $27,415 versus $19,216 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,025. About 9.3% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.


  • Supervisor: Kevin Beliveau
  • Clerk: Lynn Mitchell
  • Treasurer: Mary Jo Samotis
  • Trustee: Alanda Barnes
  • Trustee: Jan Baldwin
  • Trustee: Yvette Ramsdell
  • Trustee: Paul Mayville
  • Superintendent: Mark Ritter
  • Assessor: Robert Boschma

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