Gilmore Township, Benzie County, Michigan

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Gilmore Township is a civil township of Benzie County in the US state of Michigan. The population was 850 at the 2000 census. The township is "L"-shaped, with the city of Frankfort and village of Elberta located along Lake Michigan in the western portion of the township. The remainder of the township forms a thin slice between Crystal Lake Township to the north and Blaine Township to the south.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19.4 km²), of which, 7.2 square miles (18.8 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (3.07%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 850 people, 341 households, and 236 families residing in the township. The population density was 117.2 per square mile (45.3/km²). There were 439 housing units at an average density of 60.5/sq mi (23.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.06% White, 0.35% African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.35% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 341 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,712, and the median income for a family was $33,824. Males had a median income of $27,361 versus $21,591 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,999. About 6.9% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.

References

Frankfort

Benzonia | Beulah | Elberta | Honor | Lake Ann | Thompsonville

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