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Porter township, MI map Land area: 35.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,270 (all rural)
Males: 654  (51.5%)
Females: 616  (48.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,266 (1,141 owner occupied, 125 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

10%
State:

26%


Races in Porter township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.8%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%

Median age of males: 35.8
Median age of females: 36.5

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Average household size: 2.75

Porter township:

2.8 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.09

Estimated median household income in 2009: $26,027 ($23,750 in 1999)
This township:

$26,027
Michigan:

$45,255

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

$0
State:

$591

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $213,798 (it was $162,500 in 2000)
Porter township:

$213,798
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $0 - $0

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $180,013
Here:

$180,013
State:

$168,888
Population density: 36 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

0.0%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: River Ridge Campground (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Porter township include: Porter Free Methodist Church (A), Countryside United Brethren Church (B), Saint Patrick Ryan Church (C), United Brethren Church (D), Bethel Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Porter Township Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Sucker Creek (A), Bush Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

0% of Porter township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% 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: 3
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 0
  • South: 0
  • West: 4
Porter township, Michigan satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 4
  • 1960 to 1969: 0
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 0

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

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

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

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

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

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

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Printing and related support activities (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Porter township:

  • Italian (57.1%)
  • Danish (42.9%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7 (100%)

4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

All residents speak only English at home

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7
  • In family households: 7 (3 male householders, 0 female householders)
    4 spouses, 0 children (0 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 0 (0 male householders (0 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 3 2-persons,

287 married couples with children.
55 single-parent households (21 men, 34 women).

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



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