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Maple Grove Township, Michigan
Township
Location within Saginaw County, Michigan
Location within Saginaw County, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Saginaw
Area
 • Total 36.7 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
Elevation
666 ft (203 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 2,640
 • Density 74.1/sq mi (28.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-51060
GNIS feature ID 1626676

Maple Grove Township is a civil township of Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,640 at the 2000 census.

Communities

  • Layton Corners is an unincorporated community in the township at M-57/Peet Road and Lincoln Road. A post office operated from May 16, 1878, until August 31, 1907.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.7 square miles (95.0 km²), of which 35.6 square miles (92.3 km²) is land and 1.0 square mile (2.7 km²) (2.81%) is water. Misteguay Creek flows northward through the eastern part of the township.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,640 people, 946 households, and 761 families residing in the township. The population density was 74.1 per square mile (28.6/km²). There were 967 housing units at an average density of 27.1 per square mile (10.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.54% White, 0.87% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.68% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 946 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.7% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 15.3% 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 2.75 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $56,111, and the median income for a family was $61,296. Males had a median income of $50,435 versus $26,488 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,506. About 4.4% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

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