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Readmond Township, Michigan

Readmond Township, Michigan
Township
Good Hart, the primary settlement in the township
Good Hart, the primary settlement in the township
Readmond Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Readmond Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Michigan
County Emmet
Area
 • Total 31.0 sq mi (80.3 km2)
 • Land 31.0 sq mi (80.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 493
 • Density 15.9/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-67540[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626958[2]

Readmond Township is a civil township of Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 493 at the 2000 census. It is the summer destination for such famous people as Jim Abbott (a one-handed major league pitcher famous for throwing a no-hitter for the New York Yankees) and Bob Seger.

Contents

  • Communities 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4

Communities

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.0 square miles (80 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 493 people, 198 households, and 149 families residing in the township. The population density was 15.9 per square mile (6.1/km²). There were 411 housing units at an average density of 13.3 per square mile (5.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.10% White, 0.20% African American, 1.83% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 4.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.84% of the population.

There were 198 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,114, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $26,071 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,270. About 3.5% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.2% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Readmond Township, Michigan
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Good Hart, Michigan
  4. ^ Walter ROmig, Michigan Place Names, p. 228
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