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Casco Township, Michigan
Township
Country United States
State Michigan
County St. Clair
Area
 • Total 37.1 sq mi (96.2 km2)
 • Land 37.1 sq mi (96.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
643 ft (196 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 4,747
 • Density 127.9/sq mi (49.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-13720
GNIS feature ID 1626039

Casco Township is a civil township of St. Clair County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 4,747.

History

Casco Township was established in 1849.

Communities

There are four unincorporated communities within the Township:

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.1 square miles (96 km2), of which 37.1 square miles (96 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.08%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,747 people, 1,634 households, and 1,294 families residing in the township. The population density was 127.9 per square mile (49.4/km²). There were 1,717 housing units at an average density of 46.3 per square mile (17.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.57% White, 0.51% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 2.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.93% of the population.

There were 1,634 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $52,961, and the median income for a family was $60,598. Males had a median income of $51,042 versus $28,667 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,299. None of the families and 1.6% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 3.6% of those over 64.

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