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Joyfield Twp.
PO Box 256
Benzonia, MI 49616

Phone: (231) 882-0133
Township Hall
5490 Benzie Hwy., Benzonia

Township Officials

Matthew Emery
Supervisor
6734 Benzie Hwy.
Benzonia MI 49616

Phone: (231) 871-1396
Dolores Putney
Clerk
PO Box 256
Benzonia MI 49616

Phone: (231) 649-0614
Patricia Daugherty
Treasurer
PO Box 256
Benzonia MI 49616

Phone: (231) 690-5640
Jim Evans
Trustee
PO Box 256
Benzonia MI 49616

Phone: (231) 871-0044
Mark Evans
Trustee
5267 Swamp Rd.
Frankfort MI 49635

Phone: (231) 383-0238

Demographic and Population Information

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

County FIPS:
019
Township FIPS:
42000
Township Area (in square miles):
20
Total Persons:
799
Total Urban Persons:
0
Total Rural Persons:
0
Total Males:
401
Total Females:
398
Total White Persons:
759
Total Black Persons:
5
Total Native Americans:
11
Total Asian
2
Total Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
0
Total Mixed Persons (2 or more races):
19
Total Non-Hispanic Persons:
794
Total Hispanic Persons:
5
Persons Under 5 years:
24
Persons 5 to 17 years:
288
Persons 18 to 24 years:
24
Persons 25 to 44 years:
171
Persons 45 to 64 years:
235
Persons 65 to 84 years:
109
 
 
 
 
Average Household Size (Persons Per Household):
Married Family Households with Children Under 18:
158
Single-Parent Family Households with Children Under 18 (Male Housholder):
16
Single-Parent Family Households with Children Under 18 (Female Housholder):
3
Households with Someone 65 Years or Older Living Alone:
123
 
 
 
 
Total Housing Units:
404
Total Occupied Housing Units (remainder are vacant):
296
Total Owner-Occupied Housing (Other occupied are renters):
278
 
 
 
 
Foreign Born Persons (includes naturalized & non-citizens):
4
Total Population:
730
 
 
Persons (25 Years and Over) without a High School Diploma:
2
Persons (25 Years and Over) with Bachelors Degree or Higher:
83
Total Persons (25 Years and Over):
529
 
 
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children Under 6:
4
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children 6 to 17 years old:
53
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) With Children Both Under 6 and 6 to 17:
6
Working Women (20 to 64 years old) Without Children Under 18:
86
Women (20 to 64 years old) - Not Working (i.e., not in Labor Force):
54
 
 
 
 
Total People (16 and Over) Employed:
542
 
 
Median Household Income:
39524
Median Family Income:
50982
Per Capita Income:
19333
 
 
Persons Below Poverty Level in the past 12 Months:
60
Population used to determine Poverty Level:
711
Families in Poverty in the past 12 Months:
8
Total Families:
187
Households in Poverty in the past 12 Months:
8
Total Households:
187
 
 
Median Number of Rooms per Housing Unit:
5.1
Mobile Homes:
46
Total Houses:
404
 
 
Median Year Structure (Housing Unit) was Built:
1985
Median Year Current Householder Moved In:
Median Gross Rent (in dollars) for units being rented:
817
Median (Owner-Occupied) Housing Value:
143200
Median Owner Costs for Owner Occupied Housing Units With a Mortgage:
163
Median Owner Costs for Owner Occupied Housing Units Without a Mortgage:
115