Huron Charter Township, Michigan

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Huron Charter Township is a charter township of Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 13,737 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.3 km²), of which, 35.6 square miles (92.1 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (1.28%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 13,737 people, 4,745 households, and 3,796 families residing in the township. The population density was 386.2 per square mile (149.1/km²). There were 4,888 housing units at an average density of 137.4/sq mi (53.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.96% White, 1.08% African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.50% of the population.

There were 4,745 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $59,890, and the median income for a family was $63,003. Males had a median income of $49,356 versus $31,140 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,497. About 3.4% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

References

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