Raber Township, Michigan

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Raber Township, Michigan
Township
Raber Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Raber Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 46°3′53″N 84°9′17″W / 46.06472°N 84.15472°W / 46.06472; -84.15472Coordinates: 46°3′53″N 84°9′17″W / 46.06472°N 84.15472°W / 46.06472; -84.15472
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyChippewa
Area
 • Total143.0 sq mi (370.5 km2)
 • Land98.0 sq mi (253.9 km2)
 • Water45.0 sq mi (116.6 km2)
Elevation600 ft (183 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total670
 • Density6.8/sq mi (2.6/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code49736 (Goetzville),
49725 (De Tour Village,
49774 (Pickford
FIPS code26-66760[1]
GNIS feature ID1626949[2]
 
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Raber Township, Michigan
Township
Raber Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Raber Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 46°3′53″N 84°9′17″W / 46.06472°N 84.15472°W / 46.06472; -84.15472Coordinates: 46°3′53″N 84°9′17″W / 46.06472°N 84.15472°W / 46.06472; -84.15472
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyChippewa
Area
 • Total143.0 sq mi (370.5 km2)
 • Land98.0 sq mi (253.9 km2)
 • Water45.0 sq mi (116.6 km2)
Elevation600 ft (183 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total670
 • Density6.8/sq mi (2.6/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code49736 (Goetzville),
49725 (De Tour Village,
49774 (Pickford
FIPS code26-66760[1]
GNIS feature ID1626949[2]

Raber Township is a civil township of Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 670 at the 2000 census.

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 143.1 square miles (371 km2), of which, 98.1 square miles (254 km2) of it is land and 45.0 square miles (117 km2) of it (31.46%) is water.

Demographics[edit source | edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 670 people, 310 households, and 208 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.8 per square mile (2.6/km²). There were 602 housing units at an average density of 6.1 per square mile (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 91.64% White, 0.60% African American, 4.33% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 3.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.64% of the population.

There were 310 households out of which 19.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the township the population was spread out with 16.3% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 26.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,589, and the median income for a family was $36,964. Males had a median income of $30,469 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,956. About 8.5% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

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