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Burnside Township, Michigan

 

Burnside Township, Michigan

Burnside Township, Michigan
Township
Burnside Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Burnside Township, Michigan
Burnside Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Michigan
County Lapeer
Area
 • Total 54.1 sq mi (140.1 km2)
 • Land 54.1 sq mi (140.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,920
 • Density 35.5/sq mi (13.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 48416 (Brown City),
48444 (Imlay City),
48453 (Marlette),
48461 (North Branch)
FIPS code 26-11900[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626006[2]

Burnside Township is a civil township of Lapeer County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,920 at the 2000 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Communities 2
  • Geography 3
  • Demographics 4
  • References 5

History

Burnside Township was first organized under the name of Allison Township in 1855. It was renamed to Burnside in 1866.[3]

Communities

  • Burnside is an unincorporated community in the township near the junction of American Civil War Union General Ambrose Burnside. The post office closed on October 30, 1913.[5]
  • The city of Brown City is to the east in Sanilac County, and the Brown City post office, with ZIP code 48416, also serves most of Burnside Township.[6]
  • The city of Marlette is to the north in Sanilac County, and the Marlette post office, with ZIP code 48453, also serves a portion of northern Burnside Township.* The village of Brown City is to the east in Sanilac County and the Brown City post office, with ZIP code 48416, also serves most of Burnside Township.[7]
  • The village of North Branch is to the west in North Branch Township, and the North Branch post office, with ZIP code 48461, also serves portions of western Burnside Township.[8]
  • The city of Imlay City is to the south, and the Imlay City post office, with ZIP code 48444, also serves a small area in southwest Burnside Township.[9]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 54.1 square miles (140 km2), of which 54.1 square miles (140 km2) is land and 0.02% is water.

The township comprises all of survey township 9N R12E and the southern three tiers of sections of survey township 10N R12E.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,920 people, 645 households, and 532 families residing in the township. The population density was 35.5 per square mile (13.7/km²). There were 695 housing units at an average density of 12.8 per square mile (5.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.76% White, 0.05% African American, 0.42% Asian, 0.78% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.45% of the population.

There were 645 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.4% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.5% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,913, and the median income for a family was $47,308. Males had a median income of $39,375 versus $21,774 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,212. About 6.7% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burnside Township, Michigan
  3. ^ Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 88
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burnside, Michigan
  5. ^ Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press.  
  6. ^ 48416 5-Digit ZCTA, 484 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  7. ^ 48453 5-Digit ZCTA, 484 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  8. ^ 48461 5-Digit ZCTA, 484 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  9. ^ 48444 5-Digit ZCTA, 484 3-Digit ZCTA - Reference Map - American FactFinder, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
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