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Madison Charter Township, Michigan
Charter township
Madison township hall
Madison township hall
Country United States
State Michigan
County Lenawee
 • Total 30.9 sq mi (80.1 km2)
 • Land 30.7 sq mi (79.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
781 ft (238 m)
 • Total 8,200
 • Density 267.4/sq mi (103.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-50540
GNIS feature ID 1626662

Madison Charter Township is a charter township of Lenawee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 8,200 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.9 square miles (80 km2), of which 30.7 square miles (80 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.78%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 8,200 people, 2,191 households, and 1,676 families residing in the township. The population density was 267.4 per square mile (103.2/km²). There were 2,399 housing units at an average density of 78.2 per square mile (30.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 81.63% White, 13.05% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 3.33% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.35% of the population.

There were 2,191 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 38.4% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 165.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 185.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,114, and the median income for a family was $52,642. Males had a median income of $33,941 versus $23,103 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,749. About 1.0% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.

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