Demographics

Port Huron Township covers a land area of 12.9 square miles and a water area of 0.2 square miles. It is located at 42.96 N. Lat.. 82.47 W. Long; Elevation is 627 feet.

Population: 7,621 (1990); 8,615(2000); 10,654 (2010); Race: 88.3% White; 4.4% Black; 0.4% Asian; 2.4% Multi-racial; 3.8% Hispanic (2010).  Marriage status:  26.3% never married; 52.8% now married; 0.6% separated; 6.7% widowed; 13.6% divorced (2009).

Households: 4,044 households (2010); 1,764 households with two or more persons without children; 338 seniors 65+ who live alone; 618 under 65 who live alone; 1,324 households with children (2010).  Average household size: 2.51(2010); Median age: 38.5 (2010). 

Housing:  Owner occupied: 2,785 (2010); Renter occupied: 1,259 (2010); Median home value: $150,000 (2009); Median rent: $735 per month (2009).

Economy:  Employment by occupation: 20.6% management, professional and related occupations; 15.1% service occupations; 29.5% sales and office occupations; 0.2% farming, fishing and forestry occupations;  10.0% construction, extractions, maintenance and repair occupations; 24.6% production, transportation and material moving occupations (2009).

Income: Per capita income: $24,205 (2009); Median household income: $49,771 (2009); Average household income: $58,736 (2009); Percent of households with income of $100,000 or more: 13.5% (2009); Persons in poverty: 12.6%; Households in poverty: 7.1% (2009).

Education: Percent of population age 25 and over with: High school diploma (including GED), some college, and Associate degree: 74.7% (2009); Bachelor degree: 6.7% (2009); Graduate or Professional degree: 5.4% (2009).

Transportation:  Commute to work:  96.9% car; 0.3% public transportation; 1.0% walk; other means 0.6%; 1.1% work from home (2009); Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes (2009).