Madison Charter Township, Michigan

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Madison Township, Michigan
Charter Township of Madison
Madison Township Hall
Madison Township Hall
Location within Lenawee County
Location within Lenawee County
Madison Township is located in Michigan
Madison Township
Madison Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 41°52′02″N 84°03′14″W / 41.86722°N 84.05389°W / 41.86722; -84.05389Coordinates: 41°52′02″N 84°03′14″W / 41.86722°N 84.05389°W / 41.86722; -84.05389
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyLenawee
Established1834
Government
 • SupervisorGary Griewahn
 • ClerkTerry Etter
Area
 • Total30.9 sq mi (80.1 km2)
 • Land30.7 sq mi (79.4 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation
781 ft (238 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,621
 • Density283.7/sq mi (109.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49221 (Adrian)
49279 (Sand Creek)
Area code(s)517
FIPS code26-50540[1]
GNIS feature ID1626662[2]
Websitewww.madisontwp.com

Madison Charter Township is a charter township of Lenawee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 8,621 at the 2010 census.

Communities[edit]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.9 square miles (80 km2), of which 30.7 square miles (80 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.78%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 8,200 people, 2,191 households, and 1,676 families residing in the township. The population density was 267.4 per square mile (103.2/km2). There were 2,399 housing units at an average density of 78.2 per square mile (30.2/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 81.63% White, 13.05% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 3.33% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.35% of the population.

There were 2,191 households, out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out, with 20.3% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 38.4% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 165.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 185.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,114, and the median income for a family was $52,642. Males had a median income of $33,941 versus $23,103 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,749. About 1.0% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Madison Charter Township, Michigan
  3. ^ Walter Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 230
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sand Creek, Michigan

External links[edit]

Preceding station Wabash Railroad Following station
North Morenci
toward Chicago
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