Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan

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Torch Lake Township
Torch Lake Township (the United States)
Coordinates: 45°02′47″N85°20′56″W / 45.04639°N 85.34889°W / 45.04639; -85.34889 Coordinates: 45°02′47″N85°20′56″W / 45.04639°N 85.34889°W / 45.04639; -85.34889
Country United States
State Michigan
County Antrim
Government
  SupervisorAlan Martel
   Clerk Kathy Windiate
Area
  Total21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
  Land15.1 sq mi (39.1 km2)
  Water6.0 sq mi (15.6 km2)
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total1,194
  Density79.1/sq mi (30.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49622 (Central Lake)
49627 (Eastport)
49648 (Kewadin)
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-80100 [1]
GNIS feature ID1627169 [2]
Website Official website

Torch Lake Township is a civil township of Antrim County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the township population was 1,194. [3]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.1 square miles (54.7 km2), of which 15.1 square miles (39.1 km2) is land and 6.0 square miles (15.6 km2), or 28.48%, is water. [3]

Demographics

As of the census [1] of 2000, there were 1,159 people, 498 households, and 377 families residing in the township. The population density was 76.3 per square mile (29.5/km2). There were 1,134 housing units at an average density of 74.6 per square mile (28.8/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 96.98% White, 0.78% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.95% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.50% of the population.

There were 498 households, out of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.9% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.66.

In the township the population was spread out, with 18.1% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 17.5% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 27.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,816, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $32,212 versus $30,313 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,984. About 4.8% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.0% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.

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References

  1. 1 2 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Torch Lake Township, Antrim County, Michigan
  3. 1 2 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Torch Lake township, Antrim County, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  4. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eastport, Michigan
  5. Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN   0-8143-1838-X.
  6. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Torch Lake