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Clinton Township, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Oscoda
 • Total 71.7 sq mi (185.6 km2)
 • Land 70.3 sq mi (182.1 km2)
 • Water 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
994 ft (303 m)
 • Total 511
 • Density 7.3/sq mi (2.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-16540
GNIS feature ID 1626101

Clinton Township is a civil township of Oscoda County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 511 at the 2000 census.

The unincorporated community of Comins is in the township on M-33 at 44°48′18″N 84°03′05″W / 44.80500°N 84.05139°W / 44.80500; -84.05139. Comins Township is adjacent to the south of Clinton Township.


  • Comins was an unincorporated community developed around a rail station and mainly focused on lumbering. It had a post office beginning in 1885.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 71.7 square miles (186 km2), of which 70.3 square miles (182 km2) is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) (1.88%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 511 people, 223 households, and 158 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.3 per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 541 housing units at an average density of 7.7 per square mile (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.46% White, 0.20% African American, 1.57% Native American, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.

There were 223 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the township the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $31,528 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,549. About 4.8% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

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