Custer Township, Mason County, Michigan

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Custer Township is a civil township of Mason County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,307 at the 2000 census. The village of Custer is located within the township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.0 square miles (90.6 km²), of which, 34.9 square miles (90.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.17%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,307 people, 489 households, and 370 families residing in the township. The population density was 37.4 per square mile (14.5/km²). There were 550 housing units at an average density of 15.7/sq mi (6.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.10% White, 0.31% African American, 1.45% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 1.07% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.14% of the population.

There were 489 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,597, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $32,143 versus $23,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,407. About 9.1% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 6.4% 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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