Ray Township, Michigan

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Ray Township is a civil township of Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 3,740. The 2008 Census Bureau Estimate places the population at 3,876.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.8 square miles (95.4 km²), all land.

Ray Township has a library and a town hall. It is also home to two Metroparks, Wolcott Mill and Wolcott Mill Farm. The southwest portion of the township includes the unincorporated community of Davis. Very few, however, refer to this part of Ray Township as "Davis."

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,740 people, 1,305 households, and 1,062 families residing in the township. The population density was 101.5 per square mile (39.2/km²). There were 1,349 housing units at an average density of 36.6/sq mi (14.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.78% White, 0.16% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 1,305 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.0% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $70,081, and the median income for a family was $76,880. Males had a median income of $51,261 versus $26,830 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,604. About 1.4% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

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