on May 25, 2013 at 4:17am.
Genoa Township Profile
Genoa Charter Township is located in southeastern Michigan between the cities of Brighton and Howell. The Grand River Avenue corridor and Interstate 96 provide direct access to our business district. The township is centrally and strategically located within 45 miles of Detroit, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Flint and Toledo. The township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94.1 km²), of which, 34.2 square miles (88.7 km²) of it is land and 2.1 square miles (5.4 km²) of it (5.78%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there are 15,901 people, 5,839 households, and 4,560 families residing in the township. The population density is 464.2 per square mile (179.3/km²). There are 6,346 housing units at an average density of 185.3/sq mi (71.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township is 97.30% White, 0.19% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.
There are 7,807 households out of which 32.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.4% are married couples living together, 16.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% are non-families. 22.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8% has someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.08.
In the township, the population is spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.9 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $67,548, and the median income for a family is $79,988. Males had a median income of $59,229 versus $31,020 for females. The per capita income for the township is $34,680. About 2.4% of families and 6% of the population are below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.