Springfield Township, Kalkaska County, Michigan

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Springfield Township is a civil township of Kalkaska County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,270 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92.0 km²), of which, 35.2 square miles (91.2 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (0.82%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,270 people, 458 households, and 348 families residing in the township. The population density was 36.1 per square mile (13.9/km²). There were 704 housing units at an average density of 20.0/sq mi (7.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.32% White, 0.47% African American, 0.79% Native American, 0.08% Pacific Islander, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 458 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,667, and the median income for a family was $42,647. Males had a median income of $31,333 versus $20,855 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,666. About 8.6% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.



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