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Algoma Township, Michigan
Algoma Township, Michigan
Algoma Township is located in Michigan
Algoma Township
Algoma Township
Location within Michigan and the United States
Algoma Township is located in the United States
Algoma Township
Algoma Township
Algoma Township (the United States)
Coordinates: 43°10?0?N 85°36?30?W / 43.16667°N 85.60833°W / 43.16667; -85.60833Coordinates: 43°10?0?N 85°36?30?W / 43.16667°N 85.60833°W / 43.16667; -85.60833
CountryUnited States
 o Total34.9 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 o Land34.1 sq mi (88.4 km2)
 o Water0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
764 ft (233 m)
 o Total9,932
 o Density291/sq mi (112.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-081-01160[1]
GNIS feature ID1625817[2]

Algoma Township is a civil township of Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census the population was 9,932,[3] up from 7,596 at the 2000 census.


Algoma was originally settled in 1843. The township was established in 1849.[4]

In 1856 C. C. Comstock of Grand Rapids founded a mill in the township around which developed the community of Gougeburg.[5]

A village by the name of Burchville was established in 1868. It had a post office until 1879.[6] In 1869 the village of Edgerton was established. It had its own post office until 1937.[7]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.9 square miles (90.5 km2), of which 34.1 square miles (88.4 km2) are land and 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), or 2.27%, are water.[3]

Most of the township is served by ZIP Code 49341 (Rockford), a city that borders the township to the southeast. Western portions of the township are served by 49345 (Sparta), while northeastern portions are served by 49319 (Cedar Springs, which borders the northeast corner of the township).

Most children under 18 attend Rockford Public Schools, western portions are served by Sparta Area Schools, and northern portions are served by Cedar Springs Public Schools.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 7,596 people, 2,588 households, and 2,158 families residing in the township. The population density was 217.9 per square mile (84.1/km²). There were 2,692 housing units at an average density of 77.2 per square mile (29.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.54% White, 0.22% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.72% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

There were 2,588 households out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.3% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.6% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $58,285, and the median income for a family was $62,863. Males had a median income of $45,281 versus $28,870 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,150. About 2.6% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved .
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Algoma Township, Michigan
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Algoma township, Kent County, Michigan". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ Romig, Walter (1986). Michigan Place Names. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. pp. 16-7. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ Romig, Walter (1986). Michigan Place Names. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. p. 230. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6 – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Romig, Walter (1986). Michigan Place Names. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. p. 87. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ Romig, Walter (1986). Michigan Place Names. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. p. 176. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6 – via Google Books.

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