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Big Prairie Twp.
5160 S. Croton Hardy Dr.
Newaygo, MI 493377108

Phone: (231) 689-1385
FAX: (231) 652-7930
Township Hall
2815 S. Elm St., White Cloud


Township Officials

David Wright
Supervisor
942 Cypress Ave.
White Cloud MI 49349

Phone: (231) 689-1250
Judith Baker
Clerk
5160 S. Croton Hardy Dr.
Newaygo MI 493377108

Phone: (231) 652-7390
Julie Scott
Treasurer
6227 Dave St.
Newaygo MI 49337

Phone: (231) 689-1385
FAX: (231) 652-7930
Mary Quinlan
Trustee
3298 S. Locust St.
White Cloud MI 49349

Phone: (231) 689-1385
FAX: (231) 652-7930
Jackie Thompson
Trustee
2815 S. Elm
White Cloud MI 49349

Phone: (231) 652-4301
FAX: (231) 652-7930

Demographic and Population Information

This product uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau

County FIPS:
123
Township FIPS:
08280
Township Area (in square miles):
36.2
Total Persons:
2573
Total Urban Persons:
0
Total Rural Persons:
0
Total Males:
1343
Total Females:
1230
Total White Persons:
2477
Total Black Persons:
6
Total Native Americans:
25
Total Asian
2
Total Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
0
Total Mixed Persons (2 or more races):
49
Total Non-Hispanic Persons:
2505
Total Hispanic Persons:
68
Persons Under 5 years:
172
Persons 5 to 17 years:
703
Persons 18 to 24 years:
148
Persons 25 to 44 years:
541
Persons 45 to 64 years:
870
Persons 65 to 84 years:
448
 
 
 
 
Average Household Size (Persons Per Household):
Married Family Households with Children Under 18:
307
Single-Parent Family Households with Children Under 18 (Male Housholder):
28
Single-Parent Family Households with Children Under 18 (Female Housholder):
192
Households with Someone 65 Years or Older Living Alone:
473
 
 
 
 
Total Housing Units:
1616
Total Occupied Housing Units (remainder are vacant):
1087
Total Owner-Occupied Housing (Other occupied are renters):
898
 
 
 
 
Foreign Born Persons (includes naturalized & non-citizens):
16
Total Population:
2569
 
 
Persons (25 Years and Over) without a High School Diploma:
13
Persons (25 Years and Over) with Bachelors Degree or Higher:
145
Total Persons (25 Years and Over):
1884
 
 
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children Under 6:
68
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children 6 to 17 years old:
90
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children Both Under 6 and 6 to 17:
17
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) Without Children Under 18:
291
Women (20 to 64 years old) - Not Working (i.e., not in Labor Force):
262
 
 
 
 
Total People (16 and Over) Employed:
1606
 
 
Median Household Income:
35032
Median Family Income:
39848
Per Capita Income:
18304
 
 
Persons Below Poverty Level in the past 12 Months:
501
Population used to determine Poverty Level:
2558
Families in Poverty in the past 12 Months:
117
Total Families:
784
Households in Poverty in the past 12 Months:
117
Total Households:
784
 
 
Median Number of Rooms per Housing Unit:
4.8
Mobile Homes:
768
Total Houses:
1616
 
 
Median Year Structure (Housing Unit) was Built:
1977
Median Year Current Householder Moved In:
Median Gross Rent (in dollars) for units being rented:
667
Median (Owner-Occupied) Housing Value:
77600
Median Owner Costs for Owner Occupied Housing Units With a Mortgage:
465
Median Owner Costs for Owner Occupied Housing Units Without a Mortgage:
433