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Roxand Township, Michigan

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Country  United States
County  Eaton
FIPS code  26-70020
Elevation  271 m
Population  1,903 (2000)
State  Michigan
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1627010
Area  94.5 km²
Local time  Thursday 10:49 AM
Roxand Township, Michigan
Weather  0°C, Wind SE at 23 km/h, 58% Humidity

Roxand Township is a civil township of Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,903 at the 2000 census.


Map of Roxand Township, MI, USA


  • The Village of Mulliken is within the township.
  • Needmore is a tiny unincorporated community at the southeast corner of the township, along the boundary with Chester Township at 42°41′00″N 84°51′22″W near the intersection of Needmore Hwy and Wheaton Rd.
  • Geography

    According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (95 km2), of which 36.5 square miles (95 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.08%) is water.


    As of the census of 2000, there were 1,903 people, 658 households, and 529 families residing in the township. The population density was 52.2 per square mile (20.1/km²). There were 690 housing units at an average density of 18.9 per square mile (7.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.90% White, 0.37% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.74% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.89% of the population.

    There were 658 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.6% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.17.

    In the township the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 106.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.

    The median income for a household in the township was $51,216, and the median income for a family was $56,513. Males had a median income of $41,600 versus $27,727 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,491. About 2.5% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.


    Roxand Township, Michigan Wikipedia

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