Dwight Township, Michigan

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Dwight Township is a civil township of Huron County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 930 at the 2000 census.

The village of Kinde is located on the boundary between Dwight Township and Lincoln Township, with about half of the village in both. A small portion of the village is within Meade Township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92.5 km²), of which, 35.7 square miles (92.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.06%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 930 people, 354 households, and 248 families residing in the township. The population density was 26.1 per square mile (10.1/km²). There were 402 housing units at an average density of 11.3/sq mi (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.60% White, 0.11% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.32% Asian, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.

There were 354 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $38,698. Males had a median income of $31,607 versus $15,865 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,598. About 7.3% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

Bad Axe | Harbor Beach

Caseville | Elkton | Kinde | Owendale | Pigeon | Port Austin | Port Hope | Sebewaing | Ubly

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