Genesee Township, Michigan

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Genesee Charter Township is a charter township of Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 24,125 at the 2000 census.

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Communities

  • Beecher is an unincorporated community in Mount Morris Township lying between the cities of Mount Morris and Flint. There is also a census-designated place with the same name defined for statistical purposes that covers the approximate area of the community. A portion of the CDP also lies within Genesee Township.
  • Genesee is an unincorporated community within the township at Genesee and Stanley Rds., just north of Mott Lake. It has its own school district and a post office with the ZIP code 48437.
  • Large portions of the township are considered to be a part of the Flint urban area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.4 square miles (78.7 km²), of which, 29.4 square miles (76.1 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²) of it (3.26%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 24,125 people, 9,203 households, and 6,616 families residing in the township. The population density was 820.8 per square mile (316.9/km²). There were 9,936 housing units at an average density of 338.0/sq mi (130.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 87.90% White, 8.18% African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.82% from other races, and 2.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.70% of the population.

There were 9,203 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

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