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Newark Township, Michigan
- The city of Ithaca is at the northeast corner of the township, but is politically independent.
- Newark is an unincorporated community in the township at . The FIPS place code is 57050 and the elevation is 751 feet above sea level.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,149 people, 399 households, and 314 families residing in the township. The population density is 12.9/km² (33.4/mi²). There are 420 housing units at an average density of 4.7/km² (12.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 93.91% White, 0.35% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 3.31% from other races, and 2.09% from two or more races. 4.70% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 399 households out of which 36.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% are married couples living together, 6.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% are non-families. 18.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.78 and the average family size is 3.12.
In the township the population is spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $44,659, and the median income for a family is $49,722. Males have a median income of $33,333 versus $27,125 for females. The per capita income for the township is $17,269. 3.2% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.0% of those under the age of 18 and 7.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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