Bellevue Township, Michigan

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Bellevue Township is a civil township of Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 3,144.

The Village of Bellevue is located within the township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.6 square miles (94.7 km²), of which, 36.4 square miles (94.2 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (0.55%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,144 people, 1,161 households, and 895 families residing in the township. The population density was 86.4 per square mile (33.4/km²). There were 1,211 housing units at an average density of 33.3/sq mi (12.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.72% White, 0.48% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 0.57% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.35% of the population.

There were 1,161 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,393, and the median income for a family was $51,440. Males had a median income of $34,592 versus $27,372 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,586. About 4.7% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

References

Charlotte | Eaton Rapids | Grand Ledge‡ | Lansing‡ | Olivet | Potterville

Bellevue | Dimondale | Mulliken | Sunfield | Vermontville

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