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Encyclopedia > Shelby Charter Township, Michigan
Charter Township of Shelby
Country United States
State Michigan
County Macomb County
Government
 - Type Board of Trustee-Supervisor
 - Supervisor Ralph Maccarone
Area
 - Township  35.2 sq mi (91.2 km²)
 - Land  34.7 sq mi (89.9 km²)
 - Water  0.5 sq mi (1.3 km²)
Population (2000)
 - Township 65,159
 - Density 1,878.7/sq mi (725.4/km²)
  also defined as a census-designated place (CDP)
Website: http://www.shelbytwp.org/

The Charter Township of Shelby, usually referred to as Shelby Township, is a charter township of Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 65,159. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... Map of Michigans counties The boundaries of counties in the U.S. state of Michigan have not changed since 1897. ... Macomb County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... City Commission government is a form of municipal government that was once common in the United States, but has fallen out of favor, most cities formerly governed by Commission having switched to the Council-Manager form. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... A Charter Township is a form of local government in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Macomb County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...

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History

Shelby Township was set off by an act of the Michigan Territorial Legislature on April 12, 1827 and a civil government was organized the following May. It originally included the area that is now Sterling Heights, which was set off March 17, 1835, as the township of Jefferson, renamed to Sterling on March 6, 1838. Utica, located on the southern edge of the township, originally incorporated as a village on March 9, 1838, although that corporation was dissolved soon afterwards. The village incorporated a second time on May 10, 1877. [1][2] is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1827 (MDCCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Utica is a city located in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


The hamlet of Disco was platted in 1849, located at what is now the junction of 24 Mile Road and Earl Memorial Highway. The community never incorporated, although the local high school, the "Disco Academy" gained some recognition and a post office operated named Disco from 1854 until 1906. [3] A contemporary plat map showing the location of a property for sale. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 91.2 km² (35.2 mi²). 89.8 km² (34.7 mi²) of it is land and 1.4 km² (0.5 mi²) of it (1.53%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

The U.S. Census Bureau has also defined Shelby Township as a census-designated place (CDP) in the 2000 Census so that the community would appear on the list of places (like cities and villages) as well on the list of county subdivisions (like other townships). The final statistics for the township and the CDP are identical. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ...


As of the census² of 2000, there were 65,159 people, 24,486 households, and 17,923 families residing in the township. The population density was 725.4/km² (1,878.7/mi²). There were 25,265 housing units at an average density of 281.3/km² (728.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.95% White, 0.85% African American, 0.24% Native American, 2.11% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 were 24,486 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.13. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $65,291, and the median income for a family was $76,312. Males had a median income of $59,380 versus $33,844 for females. The per capita income for the township was $30,131. About 2.7% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable people from Shelby Township

  • Karl Iagnemma, robotics researcher and fiction writer

Karl Iagnemma Karl Iagnemma (* 19 October 1972) is an American writer and research scientist. ...

References

  1. ^ Leeson, Michael A. [1882] (2005). "Shelby Township", History of Macomb County, Michigan. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Library, pp. 717-742. Retrieved on 2006-10-01. 
  2. ^ Eldredge, Robert F. [1905] (2005). "Shelby Township", Past and present of Macomb County, Michigan. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Library, pp. 646-652. Retrieved on 2006-10-01. 
  3. ^ Romig, Walter [1973] (1986). Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X. 

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