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Orangeville Township, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Barry
 • Total 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 33.4 sq mi (86.6 km2)
 • Water 2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,311
 • Density 99/sq mi (38.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-60980
GNIS feature ID 1626855

Orangeville Township is a civil township of Barry County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,311 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92.4 km2), of which 33.4 square miles (86.6 km2) is land and 2.2 square miles (5.8 km2), or 6.26%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,321 people, 1,253 households, and 953 families residing in the township. The population density was 98.9 per square mile (38.2/km²). There were 1,675 housing units at an average density of 49.9 per square mile (19.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.51% White, 0.33% African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 1.23% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.86% of the population.

There were 1,253 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 105.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,348, and the median income for a family was $48,472. Males had a median income of $41,957 versus $31,667 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,709. About 3.9% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.

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