Sherman Township, Osceola County, Michigan

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Sherman Township, Michigan
Township
Sherman Township, Osceola County, Michigan is located in Michigan
Sherman Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°7′39″N 85°23′33″W / 44.12750°N 85.39250°W / 44.12750; -85.39250Coordinates: 44°7′39″N 85°23′33″W / 44.12750°N 85.39250°W / 44.12750; -85.39250
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOsceola
Area
 • Total37.3 sq mi (96.6 km2)
 • Land37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation1,329 ft (405 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,081
 • Density29.2/sq mi (11.3/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code26-73280[1]
GNIS feature ID1627077[2]
 
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Sherman Township, Michigan
Township
Sherman Township, Osceola County, Michigan is located in Michigan
Sherman Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°7′39″N 85°23′33″W / 44.12750°N 85.39250°W / 44.12750; -85.39250Coordinates: 44°7′39″N 85°23′33″W / 44.12750°N 85.39250°W / 44.12750; -85.39250
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOsceola
Area
 • Total37.3 sq mi (96.6 km2)
 • Land37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation1,329 ft (405 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,081
 • Density29.2/sq mi (11.3/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code26-73280[1]
GNIS feature ID1627077[2]

Sherman Township is in Osceola County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,081 at the 2000 census.

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Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.3 square miles (96.6 km²), of which, 37.0 square miles (96.0 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.62%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,081 people, 380 households, and 305 families residing in the township. The population density was 29.2 per square mile (11.3/km²). There were 501 housing units at an average density of 13.5 per square mile (5.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.15% White, 0.83% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 380 households out of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 108.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,569, and the median income for a family was $44,531. Males had a median income of $32,130 versus $23,359 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,785. About 10.6% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.5% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.

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