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Ensley township, MI map Land area: 35.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 2,474 (all rural)
Males: 1,282  (51.8%)
Females: 1,192  (48.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,470 (2,305 owner occupied, 165 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

26%


Races in Ensley township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.8%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 33.8
Median age of females: 33.6

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Average household size: 2.94

Ensley township:

2.9 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.25

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,624 ($47,993 in 1999)
This township:

$48,624
Michigan:

$45,255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $575 (lower quartile is $551, upper quartile is $661)
Here:

$575
State:

$591

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $127,947 (it was $104,000 in 2000)
Ensley township:

$127,947
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,970 - $181,126

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $151,385
Here:

$151,385
State:

$168,888

Townhouses or other attached units: $353,257
Here:

$353,257
State:

$147,658

Mobile homes: $123,520
Here:

$123,520
State:

$39,606

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $117,171
Here:

$117,171
State:

$95,296
Population density: 69 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

6.5%
Whole state:

10.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Ensley township include: South Ensley United Methodist Church (A), South Ensley Church (B), Baptist Church of Ensley Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint John Cemetery (1), North Ensley Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Little Mud Lake (A), Moore Lake (B), Harwell Lake (C), Frey Lake (D), Englewright Lake (E), Conover Lake (F), Butler Lake (G), Baptist Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ensley township: Baptist Lake Township Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 55 (25% naturalized citizens)

Ensley township:  2.2%
State:  5.3%

63% of Ensley township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 95% lived in Michigan.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2276
  • Northeast: 20
  • Midwest: 70
  • South: 51
  • West: 20

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,000

Ensley township, Michigan satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 729
  • One, attached: 9
  • Mobile homes: 201
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $62,300


Housing units in Ensley township with a mortgage: 277 (19 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 83

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 23
  • 1995 to 1998: 153
  • 1990 to 1994: 121
  • 1980 to 1989: 160
  • 1970 to 1979: 161
  • 1960 to 1969: 37
  • 1950 to 1959: 59
  • 1940 to 1949: 71
  • 1939 or earlier: 159

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ensley township, Michigan:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 107
  • 5 rooms: 202
  • 6 rooms: 155
  • 7 rooms: 102
  • 8 rooms: 104
  • 9 or more rooms: 128

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ensley township, Michigan:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 14
  • 6 rooms: 13
  • 7 rooms: 9
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ensley township:

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 191
  • 3 bedrooms: 379
  • 4 bedrooms: 172
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 56

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ensley township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 8
  • 3 bedrooms: 31
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Ensley township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 36
  • 1 vehicle: 164
  • 2 vehicles: 364
  • 3 vehicles: 185
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5 or more vehicles: 29

Cars and other vehicles available in Ensley township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 28
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (18%)
  • Machinery (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Ensley township:

  • German (20.2%)
  • Dutch (17.0%)
  • United States or American (15.5%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • English (7.1%)
  • Polish (6.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (51%)
  • Netherlands (24%)
  • Hong Kong (9%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Korea (7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 954 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 202 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 13 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 30 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (2%)

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96.7% of residents of Ensley township speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,496
  • In family households: 2,317 (618 male householders, 89 female householders)
    628 spouses, 880 children (795 natural, 42 adopted, 43 stepchildren), 49 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 23 other relatives, 22 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 179 (93 male householders (79 living alone)), 57 female householders (45 living alone)), 29 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 292 2-persons, 153 3-persons, 130 4-persons, 71 5-persons, 42 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 124 1-person, 21 2-persons, 5 3-persons,

620 married couples with children.
105 single-parent households (33 men, 72 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

0.8%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

1.7%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

12.7%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Ensley township:

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