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Park township, MI map Land area: 19.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.
Population: 17,579 (92% urban, 8% rural)
Males: 8,799  (50.1%)
Females: 8,780  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 17,569 (16,118 owner occupied, 1,451 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

26%


Races in Park township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 90.8%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.4
Median age of females: 35.7

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Average household size: 2.87

Park township:

2.9 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.22

Estimated median household income in 2009: $42,663 ($43,750 in 1999)
This township:

$42,663
Michigan:

$45,255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $0
Here:

$0
State:

$591

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $49,611 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Park township:

$49,611
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,729 - $80,160

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $42,914
Here:

$42,914
State:

$168,888

Mobile homes: $32,139
Here:

$32,139
State:

$39,606
Population density: 912 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

3.3%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.8%

Click to draw/clear Park township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Park township: South Shore Marina (A), Anchorage Marina (B), Bayshore Marina (C), Middle Ground Light (D), Bayshore Yacht Club (E), Parkside Marina (F), Macatawa Bay Yacht Club (G), Oak Grove Resort Campground (H), Lake Macatawa Campground (I), Lake Michigan Campground (J), City of Wyoming Waterworks (K), Macatawa Legends Golf and Country Club (L), Ottawa County Fairgrounds (M), Park Township Fire Department Station 2 Central (N), Holland Fire Department Station 3 (O), Park Township Fire Department Station 1 (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Park township include: Fellowship Church (A), Harderwyk Church (B), Ventura Church (C), Our Lady of the Lake Parish (D), Northpoint Assembly of God Church (E), Crosswinds Community Church (F), Beechwood Reformed Church (G), Church of the Nazarene (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lake Shore Cemetery (1), Lakewood Cemetery (2), Ventura Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Park township include: Macatawa Park (1), Jenison Park (2), Ottawa Beach Historical Marker (3), Marigold Lodge Historical Marker (4), Waukazoo Woods Historical Marker (5), Holland State Park (6), Riley Park (7), Wendt Park (8), Winstrom Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Ventura Beach (A), Buchanan Beach (B), Tennessee Beach (C), Idlewood Beach (D), Tunnel Park (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 1 (0% naturalized citizens)

Park township:  0.0%
State:  5.3%

69% of Park township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Michigan.

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

  • This state: 88
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 3
  • South: 0
  • West: 0

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
4 people in other group homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28
  • Mobile homes: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,500


Housing units in Park township with a mortgage: 8 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 9
  • 1960 to 1969: 2
  • 1950 to 1959: 3
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 16

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 2
  • 5 rooms: 2
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 12
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 3
  • 2 vehicles: 11
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Park township:

  • German (50.6%)
  • English (19.1%)
  • Norwegian (11.2%)
  • United States or American (10.1%)
  • Swedish (3.4%)
  • Danish (2.2%)
  • Dutch (2.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 27 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 3 (8%)
  • Walked: 2 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 6 (16%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Utility gas (11%)

6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
4 people in other group homes

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 92
  • In family households: 85 (19 male householders, 2 female householders)
    22 spouses, 42 children (25 natural, 3 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7 (5 male householders (5 living alone)), 2 female householders (2 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 9 2-persons, 2 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 7 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 7 1-person,

4,658 married couples with children.
530 single-parent households (141 men, 389 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Michigan:

8.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-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 Park township:

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