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Lebanon Township, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Clinton
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
646 ft (197 m)
 • Total 605
 • Density 17/sq mi (6.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-46580
GNIS feature ID 1626597

Lebanon Township is a civil township of Clinton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 605 at the 2010 census.



Lebanon Township occupies the northwest corner of Clinton County and is bordered by Ionia County to the west and Gratiot County to the north. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.7 km2), of which 35.1 square miles (90.9 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), or 0.85%, is water. The Maple River, a tributary of the Grand River, flows across the northern part of the township from east to west.


As of the census of 2000, there were 705 people, 219 households, and 183 families residing in the township. The population density was 19.9 per square mile (7.7/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 6.4 per square mile (2.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.72% White, 0.14% Native American, and 0.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 219 households out of which 44.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.0% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.22 and the average family size was 3.59.

In the township the population was spread out with 35.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 113.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $52,500, and the median income for a family was $53,854. Males had a median income of $40,833 versus $26,538 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,640. About 6.7% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.

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