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Selma Township, Michigan
—  Township  —
Selma Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Selma Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°17′39″N 85°30′45″W / 44.29417°N 85.5125°W / 44.29417; -85.5125
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wexford
 - Total 36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 - Land 34.4 sq mi (89.2 km2)
 - Water 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
Elevation 1,375 ft (419 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,915
 - Density 55.6/sq mi (21.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-72380[1]
GNIS feature ID 1627057[2]

Selma Township is a civil township of Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,915 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93.4 km²), of which, 34.4 square miles (89.2 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²) of it (4.49%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,915 people, 757 households, and 548 families residing in the township. The population density was 55.6 per square mile (21.5/km²). There were 1,086 housing units at an average density of 31.5/sq mi (12.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.13% White, 0.63% Native American, 0.99% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 757 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,287, and the median income for a family was $41,641. Males had a median income of $31,103 versus $22,074 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,873. About 5.5% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.




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