Winsor Township, Michigan

Winsor Township is a civil township of Huron County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,044 at the 2000 census.

Winsor Township, Michigan
Location within Huron County (red) and the administered village of Pigeon (pink)
Winsor Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Winsor Township
Winsor Township (the United States)
Coordinates: 43°48′53″N 83°16′55″W
CountryUnited States
  SupervisorJohn P. Kohr
  Total35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
  Land35.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)
  Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
627 ft (191 m)
  Density57.8/sq mi (22.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48720, 48754, 48755, 48759
Area code989
FIPS code26-87960[1]
GNIS feature ID1627281[2]
WebsiteOfficial website



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (92 km2), of which 35.4 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.11%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,044 people, 786 households, and 557 families residing in the township. The population density was 57.8 inhabitants per square mile (22.3/km2). There were 823 housing units at an average density of 23.3 per square mile (9.0/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 96.97% White, 0.34% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.73% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.54% of the population.

There were 786 households, out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,222, and the median income for a family was $45,909. Males had a median income of $32,207 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,122. About 4.6% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.




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