Battle Plain Township, Rock County, Minnesota

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Battle Plain Township, Minnesota
Battle Plain Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Battle Plain Township, Minnesota
Battle Plain Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°48′9″N 96°7′6″W / 43.80250°N 96.11833°W / 43.80250; -96.11833Coordinates: 43°48′9″N 96°7′6″W / 43.80250°N 96.11833°W / 43.80250; -96.11833
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Rock
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land 36.3 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,526 ft (465 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 233
 • Density 6.4/sq mi (2.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-03988[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663523[2]

Battle Plain Township is a township in Rock County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 233 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94 km2); 36.3 square miles (94 km2) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 233 people, 78 households, and 64 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.4 people per square mile (2.5/km²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 2.3/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 78 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.8% were married couples living together, and 16.7% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.34.

In the township the population was spread out with 33.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 130.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,500, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $25,781 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,693. About 5.4% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


Battle Plain Township is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Battle Plain Township is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22A, represented by Republican Joe Schomacker.