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Based on the 2000 census, there were less than 480 families residing in the unincorporated township. While there were this many families, there were even more housing units at 621 per 17.4 square miles. Almost 40% of these households had minors living in them and almost 70% were married couples. Don’t let these facts deter you from moving there solo, though as there are almost 20% non-families living in Goodland. The average household size was 2.9 people while the average family size was a little above 3.
As for age demographics, almost 30% were under 18, a mere 6.8% between 18-24, over 31% from 25-44, 23.5% between 45 and 64 and last but not least, a little less than 10% who were 65 years of age and older. This resulted in the median age being calculated to 35 years. Gender wise, there were 108 males for every 100 females. For those over 18, this average was roughly the same.
Lets talk about incomes per household. The median income in the township during the year 2000 was around $51,300, for a non-family. However, for a full family, it rose to roughly $55,800. There was a huge gap between the income of males and females as males had a median income of $42,313 while females had a little more than half of that at $25,820. Only 7% of the population was below poverty line and unfortunately most were underage.
The mean prices of detached homes in 2009 were roughly $218,789. Two-unit structures had a medium price of $108,965 and mobile homes had a mean price of $161,080. These totals were generally higher than the rest of the state. This could be because of the rural setting, which allowed a comfortable amount of space between each home with 49 people per square mile. Goodland has a much lower poverty line than the rest of the state of Michigan. More than 93% of these households use English as their primary language at home, although there are others spoken including Spanish, Indo-European and Asian.
The property crime rate score average from homefacts.com is concluded at 34.14, which is much lower than the national average, allowing Goodland to receive an A-.
By choosing Goodland homes for sale, you’re getting the feel of a somewhat tight-knit town with mixed diversity but enough breathing space for you and your family to have a nice yard and home. While other cities and towns in Michigan may feel like you’re “living on top of each other”, Goodland allows you to have the best of both worlds with a decent population and enough room to grow.