Clam Lake Township, Michigan

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Clam Lake Township, Michigan
Clam Lake Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Clam Lake Township, Michigan
Clam Lake Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°12′15″N 85°24′28″W / 44.20417°N 85.40778°W / 44.20417; -85.40778Coordinates: 44°12′15″N 85°24′28″W / 44.20417°N 85.40778°W / 44.20417; -85.40778
CountryUnited States
 • Total31.1 sq mi (80.6 km2)
 • Land30.9 sq mi (79.9 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
1,444 ft (440 m)
 • Total2,238
 • Density72.5/sq mi (28.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-15860[1]
GNIS feature ID1626083[2]

Clam Lake Township is a civil township of Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,238 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.1 square miles (81 km2), of which 30.9 square miles (80 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (0.87%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,238 people, 821 households, and 637 families residing in the township. The population density was 72.5 per square mile (28.0/km2). There were 929 housing units at an average density of 30.1 per square mile (11.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.88% White, 0.13% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 821 households, out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.3% 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 2.71 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out, with 27.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,102, and the median income for a family was $53,438. Males had a median income of $34,714 versus $22,217 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,062. About 1.3% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clam Lake Township, Michigan