Brant Township, Michigan

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Brant Township, Michigan
—  Township  —
Brant Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Brant Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°15′42″N 84°13′12″W / 43.26167°N 84.22000°W / 43.26167; -84.22000Coordinates: 43°15′42″N 84°13′12″W / 43.26167°N 84.22000°W / 43.26167; -84.22000
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountySaginaw
Area
 • Total37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Land37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation614 ft (187 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,023
 • Density54.6/sq mi (21.1/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code48614 (Brant),
48616 (Chesaning),
48655 (St. Charles)
Area code(s)989
FIPS code26-10100[1]
GNIS feature ID1625972[2]
 
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Brant Township, Michigan
—  Township  —
Brant Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Brant Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°15′42″N 84°13′12″W / 43.26167°N 84.22000°W / 43.26167; -84.22000Coordinates: 43°15′42″N 84°13′12″W / 43.26167°N 84.22000°W / 43.26167; -84.22000
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountySaginaw
Area
 • Total37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Land37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation614 ft (187 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,023
 • Density54.6/sq mi (21.1/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code48614 (Brant),
48616 (Chesaning),
48655 (St. Charles)
Area code(s)989
FIPS code26-10100[1]
GNIS feature ID1625972[2]

Brant Township is a civil township of Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 2,023.

History[edit source | edit]

Brant Township was organized in 1858. Thomas Berry was elected the first supervisor that year.[3]

Communities[edit source | edit]

Geography[edit source | edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.1 square miles (96 km2), of which, 37.1 square miles (96 km2) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics[edit source | edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,023 people, 701 households, and 567 families residing in the township. The population density was 54.6 per square mile (21.1/km²). There were 734 housing units at an average density of 19.8 per square mile (7.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.73% White, 0.10% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.79% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.88% of the population.

There were 701 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,157, and the median income for a family was $49,438. Males had a median income of $42,167 versus $23,929 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,400. About 7.0% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

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