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Watertown Township, Clinton County, Michigan

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Watertown Charter Township, Michigan
Charter township
Location within the state of Michigan

Coordinates: 42°48′30″N 84°39′17″W / 42.80833°N 84.65472°W / 42.80833; -84.65472Coordinates: 42°48′30″N 84°39′17″W / 42.80833°N 84.65472°W / 42.80833; -84.65472{{#coordinates:42|48|30|N|84|39|17|W|region:US-MI_type:adm2nd_source:GNIS |primary |name=

Country United States
State Michigan
County Clinton
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,836
 • Estimate (2014[1]) 5,173
 • Density 135.1/sq mi (52.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-84400[2]
GNIS feature ID 1627221[3]

Watertown Charter Township is a charter township of Clinton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 4,836 in the 2010 census, an increase from 4,162 in 2000.[4]


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According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (92.7 km²), of which 35.7 square miles (92.5 km²) is land and 0.1 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.14%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,162 people, 1,469 households, and 1,213 families residing in the township. The population density was 116.5 per square mile (45.0/km²). There were 1,502 housing units at an average density of 42.0 per square mile (16.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.11% White, 0.70% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.15% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.40% of the population.

There were 1,469 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $67,034, and the median income for a family was $71,354. Males had a median income of $50,536 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,631. About 1.1% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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