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Stephenson Township, Michigan
—  Township  —
Stephenson Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Stephenson Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 45°24′59″N 87°32′49″W / 45.41639°N 87.54694°W / 45.41639; -87.54694
Country United States
State Michigan
County Menominee
Area
 - Total 41.2 sq mi (106.8 km2)
 - Land 40.7 sq mi (105.5 km2)
 - Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 716
 - Density 17.6/sq mi (6.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 49887
Area code(s) 906
FIPS code 26-76400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1627125[2]

Stephenson Township is a civil township of Menominee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 716 at the 2000 census. The city of Stephenson is located within the township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 41.2 square miles (106.8 km²), of which, 40.7 square miles (105.5 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (1.14%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 716 people, 283 households, and 215 families residing in the township. The population density was 17.6 per square mile (6.8/km²). There were 358 housing units at an average density of 8.8/sq mi (3.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.60% White, 0.28% Native American, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 283 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,000, and the median income for a family was $37,778. Males had a median income of $27,143 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,727. About 7.4% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.

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