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Charter Township of Chocolay

Charter Township of Chocolay

Chocolay Township is located in Marquette in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The following is a list of communities within Chocolay Township:

  • Beaver Grove is an unincorporated community in the township.
  • Gordon is an unincorporated community in the township.
  • Green Garden is an unincorporated community in the township.
  • Harvey is an unincorporated community in the township.
  • Lakewood is an unincorporated community in the township.
  • Sand River is an unincorporated community in the township.

 

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 7,148 people, 2,324 households, and 1,743 families residing in the township. The population density was 119.8 per square mile (46.3/km²). There were 2,643 housing units at an average density of 44.3 per square mile (17.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township, based on self-reporting, was 86.64% White, 8.66% African American, 2.01% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population. Based on self-reporting in Census 2000, 12.7% were of Finnish, 11.1% German, 10.5% French, 8.6% English, 7.6%  Irish, 5.6%  Swedish and 5.1%  Italian ancestry.There were 2,324 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were  married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals a

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