Grand Haven Charter Township, Michigan

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Grand Haven Charter Township, Michigan
Grand Haven Charter Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Grand Haven Charter Township, Michigan
Grand Haven Charter Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°59′47″N 86°11′55″W / 42.99639°N 86.19861°W / 42.99639; -86.19861Coordinates: 42°59′47″N 86°11′55″W / 42.99639°N 86.19861°W / 42.99639; -86.19861
CountryUnited States
 • Total35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land28.6 sq mi (74.2 km2)
 • Water7.0 sq mi (18.2 km2)
617 ft (188 m)
 • Total15,178
 • Density530.9/sq mi (205.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)616
FIPS code26-33360[1]
GNIS feature ID1626370[2]

Grand Haven Charter Township is a charter township of Ottawa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 15,178 at the 2010 census.[1] The Grand Haven Township is located immediately south of Grand Haven.


  • Agnew is an unincorporated village in this Township near the junction of US 31 and M-45.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the Township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92 km2), of which 28.6 square miles (74 km2) is land and 7.0 square miles (18 km2) (19.71%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 13,278 people, 4,609 households, and 3,811 families residing in the township. The population density was 463.6 per square mile (179.0/km2). There were 5,042 housing units at an average density of 176.0 per square mile (68.0/km2). The racial makeup of the Township was 97.15% White, 0.12% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.90% of the population.

There were 4,609 households, out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the Township the population was spread out, with 30.4% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the Township was $62,380, and the median income for a family was $68,237. Males had a median income of $48,389 versus $28,520 for females. The per capita income for the Township was $25,025. About 1.0% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.

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

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