Sumner Township, Michigan

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Sumner Township, Michigan
Sumner Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Sumner Township, Michigan
Sumner Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°19′42″N 84°47′44″W / 43.32833°N 84.79556°W / 43.32833; -84.79556Coordinates: 43°19′42″N 84°47′44″W / 43.32833°N 84.79556°W / 43.32833; -84.79556
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyGratiot
Area
 • Total35.9 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Land35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
778 ft (237 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,911
 • Density53.2/sq mi (20.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
48889
Area code(s)989
FIPS code26-77300[1]
GNIS feature ID1627137[2]

Sumner Township is a civil township of Gratiot County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,911 at the 2000 census.

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Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93.1 km²), of which 35.9 square miles (93.0 km²) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.11%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,911 people, 698 households, and 552 families residing in the township. The population density was 53.2 per square mile (20.6/km²). There were 744 housing units at an average density of 20.7 per square mile (8.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.59% White, 0.16% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.51% of the population.

There were 698 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,309, and the median income for a family was $42,216. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $21,296 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,034. About 7.6% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 7.6% 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: Sumner Township, Michigan

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