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Goodland Township, Michigan
Entering Goodland Township along M-53
Entering Goodland Township along M-53
Goodland Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Goodland Township, Michigan
Goodland Township, Michigan
Location in Michigan
Goodland Township, Michigan is located in the United States
Goodland Township, Michigan
Goodland Township, Michigan
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Michigan
County Lapeer
Organized 1855
Area
 • Total 35.76 sq mi (92.62 km2)
 • Land 35.58 sq mi (92.15 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
Elevation
801 ft (244 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,828
 • Density 51.4/sq mi (19.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48444 (Imlay City)
48416 (Brown City)
Area code(s) 810
FIPS code 26-32960
GNIS feature ID 1626363

Goodland Township is a civil township of Lapeer County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,828 at the 2010 census. The historic Younge Site is located within the township.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.06%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,734 people, 589 households, and 478 families residing in the township. The population density was 48.6 per square mile (18.8/km2). There were 621 housing units at an average density of 17.4 per square mile (6.7/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.21% White, 0.35% African American, 0.17% Asian, 0.69% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.58% of the population.

There were 589 households, out of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the township the population was spread out, with 29.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $51,313, and the median income for a family was $55,875. Males had a median income of $42,313 versus $25,820 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,999. About 4.1% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

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