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Encyclopedia > Freeland, Michigan

Freeland is an unincorporated community located in Tittabawassee Township, Saginaw County, Michigan. It is a Census-designated place (CDP) used for statistical purposes. As of the 2000 census, the community had a total population of 5,147. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... Tittabawassee Township is a township located in Saginaw County, Michigan. ... Saginaw County is a county located in the state of Michigan. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


It is the location of MBS International Airport, which serves three major nearby cities: Saginaw, Bay City and Midland. MBS International Airport is located in Freeland, Michigan, serving the nearby cities of Midland, Bay City, and Saginaw. ... Saginaw is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Bay City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, at the base of the Saginaw Bay in Lake Huron. ... Midland is a city located in Midland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...


During World War II, the airport was used to hold German prisoners of war.


Geography

Location of Freeland, Michigan

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 17.4 km² (6.7 mi²). 17.3 km² (6.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.45% water. Image File history File links MIMap-doton-Freeland. ... 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. ...


the town was originally known as johns mail depot until the freeland family built an ran an inn on the river banks of the Tittabawasse river. this inn drew such a faithful crowd of loggers that several families stayed and grew around it. when the owner and cook of the freeland inn, "Mammy Freeland" passed away the bridge in the center of town and the town itself were renamed in her honor. one of the last remaining freelands alive is nettie-murle maxwell who still reside in town.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 5,147 people, 1,441 households, and 1,115 families residing in the community. The population density is 297.1/km² (769.7/mi²). There are 1,527 housing units at an average density of 88.1/km² (228.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the community is 82.86% White, 13.04% African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.82% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. 3.17% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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. ... 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. ... 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 1,441 households out of which 40.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% are married couples living together, 9.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% are non-families. 18.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.68 and the average family size is 3.08. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the community the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 43.3% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 161.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 182.6 males.


The median income for a household in the community is $55,455, and the median income for a family is $67,083. Males have a median income of $50,225 versus $33,306 for females. The per capita income for the community is $20,470. 2.6% of the population and 2.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.0% of those under the age of 18 and 6.5% 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. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Freeland Community Sports Association (248 words)
The Freeland Community Sports Association (FCSA) consists of a group of directors who represent various community organizations, all of whom share the same common goal of wanting to construct a community center in Freeland.
The FCSA is dedicated to the creation of opportunities for sports and leisure activities for individuals and families who reside within the boundaries of the Freeland Community School District.
The makeup of the board was intended to represent the diverse recreation groups already formed in the community and it's intent is to exemplify those groups.
Freeland, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (515 words)
Freeland is an unincorporated community located in Tittabawassee Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.
the town was originally known as johns mail depot until the freeland family built an ran an inn on the river banks of the Tittabawasse river.
when the owner and cook of the freeland inn, "Mammy Freeland" passed away the bridge in the center of town and the town itself were renamed in her honor.
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