Denmark Township (Michigan)
Location in Michigan
|State :||United States|
|County :||Tuscola County|
|Time zone :||Eastern ( UTC − 5 / −4 )|
|Residents :||3,249 (as of: 2000)|
|Population density :||35.6 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||91.3 km 2 (approx. 35 mi 2 ) of
which 91.3 km 2 (approx. 35 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||198 m|
|GNIS ID :||1626176|
In the far north-west of the township on the east-west running M-81 is Reese ; a small part of the Villages but extends into the in Saginaw County lying Blum Township inside. The unincorporated village of Richville is in the southwest of the township, at the intersection of the M-15 and M-46 . Two formerly important railway lines of the former Penn Central , which converge at the Denmark Junction railway junction , also run through the township . In Reese, one of these lines crosses with a line of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway , with a connecting curve from the direction of Vassar towards Bay Port .
According to the United States Census Bureau , the predominantly agricultural Denmark Township has an area of 91.3 km² , which consists entirely of land. The township is crossed by numerous drainage ditches. The Cheboyganing Creek drains the southwest of the township.
The neighboring townships are clockwise starting in the north, Gilford Township , Fairgrove Township , Junata Township , Vassar Township , Tuscola Township , Frankenmuth Township , Blumfield Township, and Merritt Township .
At the time of the United States Census 2000, Denmark Township was inhabited by 3,249 people. The population density was 35.6 people per km ². There were 1327 housing units at an average of 14.5 per km ². The population Denmark townships consisted of 97.01% of White , 0.03% Black or African American , 0.18% Native American , 1.23% Asian , 0% Pacific Islander , 0.55% said other races to belong and 0.98% named two or more races. 2.43% of the population declared to be Hispanic or Latino of any race.
The residents of Denmark Townships were distributed to 1265 households out of which 33.3% had children under 18 years of age. 62.2% of households were married, 8.4% had a female head of the household without a husband, and 26.1% were not families. 23.7% of households were made up of individuals and someone lived in 10.7% of all households aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.01.
The population was divided into 25.8% minors, 8.8% 18–24 year olds, 27.0% 25–44 year olds, 25.1% 45–64 year olds and 13.4% aged 65 and over or more. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 women there were 100.7 men. For every 100 women over 18, there were 92.0 men.
The median household income in Denmark Township was 41,366 US dollars and the median family income reached the amount of 50,417 US dollars. The median income for men was $ 38,352 compared with $ 26,086 for women. The per capita income was $ 19,782. 4.8% of the population and 3.4% of families had an income below the poverty line , including 4.5% of minors and 6.5% of those aged 65 and over.