Iosco Township, Michigan

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Iosco Township is a civil township in the southwest quadrant of Livingston County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,039 at the 2000 census.

Iosco Township was settled in 1835 and organized into a township in 1838. It is the county's least populated township with 1,567 people according to the 1990 census. Agriculture is a big way of life within the township. Iosco has only one population center, the settlement of Parkers Corners. Farmsteads, churches and cemeteries are dotted across the countryside of Iosco Township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92.0 km²), of which, 35.5 square miles (91.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.14%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,039 people, 921 households, and 796 families residing in the township. The population density was 85.6 per square mile (33.1/km²). There were 964 housing units at an average density of 27.2/sq mi (10.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.83% White, 0.07% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 2.90% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.72% of the population.

There were 921 households out of which 47.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.0% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.5% were non-families. 9.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the township the population was spread out with 32.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 108.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $63,808, and the median income for a family was $65,156. Males had a median income of $49,191 versus $28,889 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,675. About 3.2% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.

Brighton | Fenton‡ | Howell

Fowlerville | Pinckney

Brighton | Genoa | Green Oak

Cohoctah | Conway | Deerfield | Hamburg | Handy | Hartland | Howell | Iosco | Marion | Oceola | Putnam | Tyrone | Unadilla

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