Waterford Township is a charter township in the geographic center of Oakland County, Michigan, United States.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91 km), of which 31.3 square miles (81 km) is land and 4.0 square miles (10 km), or 11.22%, is water.
As of the 2012 population report from SEMCOG, Waterford Township had a population of 72,166.
According to the 2010 Census the racial and ethnic makeup of Waterford’s population was 83.7% non-Hispanic white, and 4.8% African-American, 0.4% Native American, 1.9% Asian and 6.6% Hispanic.
According to the 2000 U.S. Census, there were 73,150 people, 29,387 households, and 19,130 families residing in the township in 2000. The population density was 2,334.3 people per square mile (901.2/km²).
In 2000, there were 30,404 housing units with an average density of 970.2 per square mile (374.6/km²).
The racial makeup of the township in 2000 was:
In 2000, there were:
The township’s 2000 population was:
The median income for a household in 2000 in the township was $55,008, and the median income for a family was $64,500. Males had a median income of $47,409 versus $32,016 for females. The per capita income for the township was $27,432. About 3.8% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 and over.