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Denver Township, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Isabella
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Land 36.5 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 719 ft (219 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,147
 • Density 31.4/sq mi (12.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-21680
GNIS feature ID 1626178

Denver Township is a civil township of Isabella County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,147 at the 2000 census.

Denver Township was organized in 1876.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (95 km2), of which 36.5 square miles (95 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.05%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,147 people, 415 households, and 304 families residing in the township. The population density was 31.4 per square mile (12.1/km²). There were 446 housing units at an average density of 12.2 per square mile (4.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.37% White, 0.26% African American, 4.10% Native American, 0.17% from other races, and 2.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.70% of the population.

There were 415 households out of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,181, and the median income for a family was $44,926. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $20,156 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,480. About 5.2% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.

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