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Chesterfield Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 37,405. Macomb County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 79.4 km² (30.7 mi²). 72.2 km² (27.9 mi²) of it is land and 7.2 km² (2.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.07% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 37,405 people, 13,347 households, and 10,076 families residing in the township. The population density is 518.0/km² (1,341.7/mi²). There are 13,967 housing units at an average density of 193.4/km² (501.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 93.43% White, 2.97% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.87% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. 2.52% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Jump to: navigation, search A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 13,347 households out of which 43.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% are non-families. 19.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.78 and the average family size is 3.22. Jump to: navigation, search Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the township the population is spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.6 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $61,630, and the median income for a family is $69,554. Males have a median income of $50,834 versus $30,275 for females. The per capita income for the township is $24,410. 4.7% of the population and 3.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.8% of those under the age of 18 and 3.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Chesterfield Township is covered by two primary and secondary school districts, the Anchor Bay School District and the L’Anse Creuse School District. Jump to: navigation, search Schools Anchor Bay High School External Links Official Website ...


Government

The township is governed by a board of trustees and a township supervisor. The trustees are: Brian Scott DeMuynck, John Grivas, Cheryl Printz and Linda Hartman


Jim Ellis is the township's supervisor.


External links

  • Official Web-Site of the Charter Township of Chesterfield

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Chesterfield Township, Michigan (351 words)
Chesterfield Township is a township located in Macomb County, Michigan.
In the township the population is spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the township is $61,630, and the median income for a family is $69,554.
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