Grout Township, Michigan

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Grout Township, Michigan
Grout Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Grout Township, Michigan
Grout Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°56′39″N 84°33′24″W / 43.94417°N 84.55667°W / 43.94417; -84.55667Coordinates: 43°56′39″N 84°33′24″W / 43.94417°N 84.55667°W / 43.94417; -84.55667
CountryUnited States
 • Total34.8 sq mi (90.3 km2)
 • Land34.7 sq mi (89.9 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
797 ft (243 m)
 • Total1,869
 • Density53.9/sq mi (20.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-35620[1]
GNIS feature ID1626413[2]

Grout Township is a civil township of Gladwin County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,869 at the 2000 census.

The City of Gladwin is at the northeast corner of the township. M-18 runs north–south along the east of the township and M-61 runs east–west through the north.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.8 square miles (90 km2), of which 34.7 square miles (90 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.40%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,869 people, 654 households, and 516 families residing in the township. The population density was 53.9 per square mile (20.8/km²). There were 754 housing units at an average density of 21.7 per square mile (8.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.07% White, 0.86% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 654 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,808, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $30,848 versus $21,146 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,438. About 7.3% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grout Township, Michigan