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Acme Township, Michigan
—  Township  —
Location within Traverse County
Acme Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Acme Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°46′50″N 85°28′46″W / 44.78056°N 85.47944°W / 44.78056; -85.47944
Country United States
State Michigan
County Grand Traverse
Area
 - Total 25.3 sq mi (65.6 km2)
 - Land 25.2 sq mi (65.2 km2)
 - Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 771 ft (235 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,332
 - Density 172.1/sq mi (66.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49610
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-00200[1]
GNIS feature ID 1625797[2]

Acme Township is a civil township of Grand Traverse County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 4,332.

It takes its name from the Greek word acme meaning summit.[3]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.3 square miles (65.6 km²), of which, 25.2 square miles (65.2 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.63%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,332 people, 1,667 households, and 1,231 families residing in the township. The population density was 172.1 people per square mile (66.5/km²). There were 2,215 housing units at an average density of 88.0/sq mi (34.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.30% White, 0.23% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 1.06% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.10% of the population.

There were 1,667 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,425, and the median income for a family was $58,886. Males had a median income of $36,201 versus $26,607 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,219. About 4.5% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

Industry

Acme is home to Kwikee Kwiver, the manufacturer of a popular bow quiver used for deer hunting.[9]

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