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Hatton Township, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Clare
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 1,106 ft (337 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 933
 • Density 26/sq mi (10.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 48617 (Clare),
48622 (Farwell),
48625 (Harrison)
FIPS code 26-37160
GNIS feature ID 1626450

Hatton Township is a civil township of Clare County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 933 at the 2010 census.


There are no incorporated municipalities in the township.


Hatton Township is located southeast of the center of Clare County, between the cities of Harrison (to the north) and Clare (to the south). U.S. Route 127 crosses the township connecting the two cities, with access in the township from Exit 168.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93.6 km2), of which 35.9 square miles (92.9 km2) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.7 km2), or 0.70%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 923 people, 333 households, and 245 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.7 per square mile (9.9/km²). There were 466 housing units at an average density of 13.0 per square mile (5.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.29% White, 0.65% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 333 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,461, and the median income for a family was $33,229. Males had a median income of $36,000 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,848. About 10.2% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 12.6% of those age 65 or over.

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