Bearinger Township, Michigan
|Bearinger Township, Michigan|
|— Township —|
|• Total||63.6 sq mi (164.7 km2)|
|• Land||61.5 sq mi (159.2 km2)|
|• Water||2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)|
|Elevation||689 ft (210 m)|
|• Density||5.4/sq mi (2.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||16258962|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 63.6 square miles (165 km2), of which, 61.5 square miles (159 km2) of it is land and 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2) of it (3.32%) is water.
As of the census1 of 2000, there were 329 people, 158 households, and 114 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.4 per square mile (2.1/km²). There were 503 housing units at an average density of 8.2 per square mile (3.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.96% White, 0.91% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.61% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.
There were 158 households out of which 12.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.46.
In the township the population was spread out with 12.2% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 14.9% from 25 to 44, 38.0% from 45 to 64, and 31.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.5 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $35,962, and the median income for a family was $39,792. Males had a median income of $44,167 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,780. About 7.0% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.