Facts About Clinton Township
It was in October 1781 that the British commandant at Detroit, Major DePeyster sent for the missionaries at Schoebrun (Ohio) to answer the charges against them of being sympathetic to the American cause. After much questioning, they were vindicated. In July 1782 DePeyster provided the Moravian Missionaries with provisions and obtained a parcel of land on the Huron River from the Chippewa Indians for use until the war between England and the colonies was over. (the Indians and French had called this river, the “Nottawasippe”. The English called it the Huron of St. Clair. Now it is called the Clinton Township River in honor of the former governor of New York, DeWitt Clinton. On July 22, 1782, David Zeisberger and his followers founded the first settlement in Clinton Township. He described the site of “New Gnadenhutten” in his diary, “founded on this side of the river a fine place to lay out a town on a height … between the river and the height, there are many springs with many separate little brooks that flow into the river and have exceedingly good water. The land on the site of the town is so sandy the lowlands are very rich with heavy timber. We chose this place before all others for our townsite … heavily laden boats can go even to the fork, a half-mile higher up … and canoes can go much further. We are glad and thankful to have found such a good and healthy a spot for a townsite nothing was lacking. We found traces that long ago an Indian town must have stood on this place.”
Clinton Charter Township is a part of Metro Detroit. As of the 2010 census, Clinton Township had a total population of 96,796, and is Michigan’s most populous township. Clinton Township is also the tenth largest municipality in Michigan. The township sports relatively wide socioeconomic diversity; for the most part, it is a mix of middle-class communities, but it includes many upscale, exclusive areas that many notable people, such as Eminem, call home. Clinton Township is home to many parks, notably George George Memorial Park. The main branch of the Clinton River, for which the township was named, runs through Clinton Township. The U.S. Census Bureau has defined Clinton Charter Township as a census-designated place (CDP) in the 2000 Census so that the community would appear on the list of places (like cities and villages) as well on the list of county subdivisions (like other townships). The final statistics for the township and the CDP are identical. As of the census of 2010, there were 96,796 people, 42,036 households, and 25,678 families residing in the township. The ethnic makeup of the township was 82.08% White, 13.04% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.79% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.61% from other races, and 2.17% from two or more ethnic groups.
Hispanic or Latino people of any ethnicity were 2.37% of the population. By 2016, Clinton Township’s population was estimated to have surpassed 100,000. In 2000, there were 40,299 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.6% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.98. In 2000, 22.4% of the population was under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males. The median income for a household in the township was $50,067, and the median income for a family was $61,497. Males in Clinton Township had a median income of $48,818 versus $29,847 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,758. About 4.2% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those aged 65 or over.
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