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Georgetown township, MI map Land area: 33.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population: 41,658 (94% urban, 6% rural)
Males: 20,306  (48.7%)
Females: 21,352  (51.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 41,174 (36,128 owner occupied, 5,046 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

26%


Races in Georgetown township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.0%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 33.8
Median age of females: 34.6

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Average household size: 2.92

Georgetown township:

2.9 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.29

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,472 ($58,936 in 1999)
This township:

$57,472
Michigan:

$45,255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $714 (lower quartile is $608, upper quartile is $840)
Here:

$714
State:

$591

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $166,264 (it was $136,400 in 2000)
Georgetown township:

$166,264
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $123,280 - $214,394

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $151,216
Here:

$151,216
State:

$168,888

Townhouses or other attached units: $116,255
Here:

$116,255
State:

$147,658

In 2-unit structures: $81,360
Here:

$81,360
State:

$101,322

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,263
Here:

$109,263
State:

$133,558

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $94,328
Here:

$94,328
State:

$144,298

Mobile homes: $136,235
Here:

$136,235
State:

$39,606
Population density: 1245 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

4.5%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

4.8%

Cities in this township include: Jenison.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Georgetown township: Rolling Hills Golf Course (A), Baldwin Oaks Campground (B), Wallinwood Springs Golf Club (C), Sunnybrook Country Club (D), Gleneagle Golf Course (E), Georgetown Township Fire Department Station 1 (F), Georgetown Township Fire Department Station 3 (G), Grand Valley Apartments (H), West Living Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Georgetown township include: Trinity Christian Reformed Church (A), Homefront Church (B), Crystal Creek Community Church (C), Community of Christ Church (D), Community Church (E), Trinity Church (F), First Christian Reformed Church (G), Grandville Church of Christ (H), Daybreak Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bauer Road Cemetery (1), Hanley Cemetery (2), Shackhuddle Cemetery (3), Jenison Cemetery (4), Floral View Memorial Gardens (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Kenowa Lake (A), Rushmore Lake (B), Georgetown Park Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: East Branch Rush Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Georgetown township include: Millennium Park (1), Jenison Museum Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 1,093 (64% naturalized citizens)

Georgetown township:  2.6%
State:  5.3%

58% of Georgetown township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Michigan.

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

  • This state: 34489
  • Northeast: 777
  • Midwest: 3379
  • South: 1038
  • West: 639

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $115,900

Georgetown township, Michigan satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Georgetown township, Michigan:

  • 317 people in nursing homes
  • 125 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in other group homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,559
  • One, attached: 1,360
  • Two: 339
  • 3 or 4: 256
  • 5 to 9: 559
  • 10 to 19: 610
  • 20 to 49: 469
  • 50 or more: 178
  • Mobile homes: 88

Median worth of mobile homes: $75,300


Housing units in Georgetown township with a mortgage: 7,910 (716 second mortgage, 1,605 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,885

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 459
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,685
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,952
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,999
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,318
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,413
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,005
  • 1940 to 1949: 245
  • 1939 or earlier: 342

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 196
  • 4 rooms: 604
  • 5 rooms: 1,681
  • 6 rooms: 2,318
  • 7 rooms: 2,463
  • 8 rooms: 2,006
  • 9 or more rooms: 2,533

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

  • 1 room: 175
  • 2 rooms: 187
  • 3 rooms: 320
  • 4 rooms: 696
  • 5 rooms: 480
  • 6 rooms: 254
  • 7 rooms: 67
  • 8 rooms: 38
  • 9 or more rooms: 27

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 217
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,787
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,813
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,319
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 700

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Georgetown township:

  • no bedroom: 182
  • 1 bedroom: 380
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,379
  • 3 bedrooms: 219
  • 4 bedrooms: 76
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 109
  • 1 vehicle: 1,822
  • 2 vehicles: 6,736
  • 3 vehicles: 2,196
  • 4 vehicles: 662
  • 5 or more vehicles: 311

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

  • no vehicle: 284
  • 1 vehicle: 859
  • 2 vehicles: 780
  • 3 vehicles: 137
  • 4 vehicles: 184
  • 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 (9%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Georgetown township:

  • Dutch (46.1%)
  • German (14.3%)
  • English (5.9%)
  • Irish (5.8%)
  • United States or American (5.0%)
  • Polish (4.9%)
  • Italian (2.7%)

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

  • Netherlands (30%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Japan (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Cambodia (5%)
  • Germany (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,458 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 1,094 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0%)
  • Walked: 161 (1%)
  • Other means: 66 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 574 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

People in group quarters in Georgetown township, Michigan:

  • 317 people in nursing homes
  • 125 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in other group homes

96.2% of residents of Georgetown township speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,175
  • In family households: 37,218 (10,076 male householders, 1,176 female householders)
    10,213 spouses, 14,949 children (13,628 natural, 604 adopted, 717 stepchildren), 176 grandchildren, 71 brothers or sisters, 83 parents, 228 other relatives, 246 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,957 (1,104 male householders (720 living alone)), 1,709 female householders (1,395 living alone)), 1,144 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 486 (317 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,233 2-persons, 2,088 3-persons, 2,742 4-persons, 1,533 5-persons, 497 6-persons, 159 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,115 1-person, 431 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 181 4-persons,

10,897 married couples with children.
1,048 single-parent households (246 men, 802 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,333
Here:

22.4%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 631
Here:

20.9%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 380
Here:

13.2%
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 Georgetown township:

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