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Resort Township, Michigan

Resort Township, Michigan
Resort Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Resort Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Emmet
 • Total 21.5 sq mi (55.8 km2)
 • Land 19.1 sq mi (49.5 km2)
 • Water 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,479
 • Density 129.7/sq mi (50.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-68060[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626965[2]

Resort Township is a civil township of Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,479 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.5 square miles (56 km2), of which 19.1 square miles (49 km2) is land and 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2) (11.28%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,479 people, 894 households, and 722 families residing in the township. The population density was 129.7 per square mile (50.1/km²). There were 1,215 housing units at an average density of 63.6 per square mile (24.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.76% White, 0.08% African American, 2.46% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 894 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.9% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $52,772, and the median income for a family was $58,629. Males had a median income of $39,643 versus $24,524 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,080. About 1.8% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Resort Township, Michigan
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