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Kalamo Township, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Eaton
 • Total 36.8 sq mi (95.2 km2)
 • Land 36.6 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
935 ft (285 m)
 • Total 1,742
 • Density 47.5/sq mi (18.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-42220
GNIS feature ID 1626549

Kalamo Township is a general law township of Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,742 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.8 square miles (95 km2), of which 36.6 square miles (95 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.33%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,742 people, 622 households, and 488 families residing in the township. The population density was 47.5 per square mile (18.4/km²). There were 648 housing units at an average density of 17.7 per square mile (6.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.53% White, 0.86% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.40% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 622 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.5% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 103.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,927, and the median income for a family was $50,208. Males had a median income of $37,981 versus $26,818 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,934. About 3.7% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

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