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Larkin Township, Michigan
Charter township
Larkin Charter Township
Location within Midland County
Location within Midland County
Larkin Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Larkin Township, Michigan
Larkin Township, Michigan
Location in Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Midland
Established 1879
 • Total 32.16 sq mi (83.3 km2)
 • Land 32.09 sq mi (83.1 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
682 ft (208 m)
 • Total 5,136
 • Density 160.0/sq mi (61.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48642 (Midland)
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-46160
GNIS feature ID 1626592

Larkin Charter Township is a charter township of Midland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 5,136 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.8 square miles (85 km2), of which 32.8 square miles (85 km2) is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 4,514 people, 1,502 households, and 1,288 families residing in the township. The population density was 137.8 per square mile (53.2/km2). There were 1,542 housing units at an average density of 47.1 per square mile (18.2/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 96.96% White, 0.73% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.84% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.

There were 1,502 households, out of which 45.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.1% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.2% were non-families. 12.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the township the population was spread out, with 31.6% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% 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 101.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $80,177, and the median income for a family was $91,053. Males had a median income of $72,104 versus $31,108 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,996. About 1.3% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Municipio de Larkin (condado de Midland, Míchigan) para niños

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