Forester Township, Michigan
official_name = Forester Township, Michigan
settlement_type = Township
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Michigan
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 65.5
area_land_km2 = 65.5
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 25.3
area_land_sq_mi = 25.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1108
population_density_km2 = 16.9
population_density_sq_mi = 43.8
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 199
elevation_ft = 653
latd = 43 |latm = 31 |lats = 27 |latNS = N
longd = 82 |longm = 35 |longs = 50 |longEW = W
Forester Township is a
civil townshipof Sanilac County in the U.S. stateof Michigan. The population was 1,108 at the 2000 census.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.3 square miles (65.5 km²), of which, 25.3 square miles (65.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.12%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,108 people, 484 households, and 326 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 43.8 per square mile (16.9/km²). There were 1,012 housing units at an average density of 40.0/sq mi (15.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.38% White, 0.45% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.54% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.
There were 484 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.78.
In the township the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 24.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $32,614, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $32,422 versus $21,328 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $19,573. About 7.0% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.
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