Norwich Township, Missaukee County, Michigan

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Norwich Township, Michigan
Norwich Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Norwich Township, Michigan
Norwich Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°28′50″N 84°57′19″W / 44.48056°N 84.95528°W / 44.48056; -84.95528Coordinates: 44°28′50″N 84°57′19″W / 44.48056°N 84.95528°W / 44.48056; -84.95528
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyMissaukee
Area
 • Total72.5 sq mi (187.8 km2)
 • Land71.9 sq mi (186.1 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Elevation
1,191 ft (363 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total646
 • Density9.0/sq mi (3.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-59280[1]
GNIS feature ID1626823[2]

Norwich Township is a civil township of Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 646 at the 2000 census.

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Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 72.5 square miles (187.8 km²), of which 71.9 square miles (186.1 km²) is land and 0.6 square mile (1.6 km²) (0.87%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 646 people, 258 households, and 186 families residing in the township. The population density was 9.0 per square mile (3.5/km²). There were 547 housing units at an average density of 7.6 per square mile (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.83% White, 0.15% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.93% of the population.

There were 258 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,788, and the median income for a family was $32,045. Males had a median income of $29,318 versus $14,167 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,460. About 13.8% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.5% of those under age 18 and 23.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norwich Township, Missaukee County, Michigan
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Moorestown, Michigan.
  4. ^ Michigan Highways Master List: 1918-Present