Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan

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Superior Charter Township is a charter township of Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 10,740 at the 2000 census.

The unincorporated community of Dixboro is within the township, near its western edge. The township is surrounded by the nearby, larger communities of Canton Township, Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor. The township is largely rural north of Geddes Road, which has been designated by the township government as the northern limit of high density development. The Hyundai America Technical Center is located in the township.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92.2 km²), of which, 35.4 square miles (91.6 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.65%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 10,740 people, 3,961 households, and 2,911 families residing in the township. The population density was 303.7 per square mile (117.3/km²). There were 4,097 housing units at an average density of 115.9/sq mi (44.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 63.01% White, 30.81% African American, 0.47% Native American, 2.30% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.71% from other races, and 2.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 3,961 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.10.

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