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London Township, Michigan
Municipal Building
Municipal Building
Location of London Township within Monroe County.
Location of London Township within Monroe County.
Country United States
State Michigan
County Monroe
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
663 ft (202 m)
 • Total 3,024
 • Density 84.7/sq mi (32.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-49180
GNIS feature ID 1626639

London Township is a civil township of Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,024 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.42%) is water. It is centered at 42°1′N 83°37′W / 42.017°N 83.617°W / 42.017; -83.617.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,024 people, 1,009 households, and 809 families residing in the township. The population density was 84.7 per square mile (32.7/km²). There were 1,061 housing units at an average density of 29.7 per square mile (11.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 84.95% White, 12.93% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.42% of the population.

There were 1,009 households out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% 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 3.35.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 109.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $56,250, and the median income for a family was $61,314. Males had a median income of $45,647 versus $27,316 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,285. About 5.6% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

Tuttle hill road london twp. michigan
Tuttle Hill Road


London Township is home to an automobile drag racing venue, the Milan Dragway. London Township is also home to the live action re-enactment and roleplaying game, the Kanar.

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