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Tallmadge Charter Township, Michigan
Charter township
Country United States
State Michigan
County Ottawa
 • Total 33.0 sq mi (85.5 km2)
 • Land 32.4 sq mi (84.0 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
679 ft (207 m)
 • Total 7,575
 • Density 229.5/sq mi (88.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
49404 (Coopersville,
49430 (Lamont, P.O. Box),
49435 (Marne),
49544 (Walker)
FIPS code 26-77980
GNIS feature ID 1627150

Tallmadge Charter Township is a charter township of Ottawa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 7,575 at the 2010 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.0 square miles (85 km2), of which 32.4 square miles (84 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), or 1.76%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 6,881 people, 2,283 households, and 1,869 families residing in the township. The population density was 212.3 per square mile (81.9/km²). There were 2,369 housing units at an average density of 73.1 per square mile (28.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.83% White, 0.31% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.44% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 2,283 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $59,205, and the median income for a family was $65,086. Males had a median income of $45,847 versus $29,434 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,957. About 3.4% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

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