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Rolland Township, Michigan

Coordinates: 43°30′35″N 85°01′35″W / 43.50972°N 85.02639°W / 43.50972; -85.02639
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Rolland Township, Michigan
Location within Isabella County
Location within Isabella County
Rolland Township is located in Michigan
Rolland Township
Rolland Township
Location within the state of Michigan
Rolland Township is located in the United States
Rolland Township
Rolland Township
Rolland Township (the United States)
Coordinates: 43°30′35″N 85°01′35″W / 43.50972°N 85.02639°W / 43.50972; -85.02639
CountryUnited States
 • Total35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
889 ft (271 m)
 • Total1,406
 • Density39/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48829, 49310
Area code989
FIPS code26-69300[1]
GNIS feature ID1626997[2]

Rolland Township is a civil township of Isabella County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,406 at the 2020 census.[3]





According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.20%) is water.



As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,210 people, 465 households, and 346 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.9 inhabitants per square mile (13.1/km2). There were 512 housing units at an average density of 14.3 per square mile (5.5/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 95.95% White, 0.99% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 465 households, out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out, with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,643, and the median income for a family was $40,536. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,145. About 7.7% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

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  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rolland Township, Michigan
  3. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved April 24, 2024.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Blanchard, Michigan
  5. ^ ZCTA Reference Map for 49310 Archived 2020-02-10 at archive.today, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  6. ^ Romig 1986, p. 66.
  7. ^ ZCTA Reference Map for 48829 Archived 2020-02-12 at archive.today, U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 census
  8. ^ Rocheleau, kelly (July 28, 2014). "Rolland Township Library name change honors local innovator". The Morning Sun.
  9. ^ "Rolland Township - Blanchard, MI - About Rolland Township". rollandtownship.org.


  • Romig, Walter (October 1, 1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities (Paperback). Great Lakes Books Series. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 978-0-8143-1838-6.