Clinton Township, Rock County, Minnesota

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Clinton Township, Minnesota
Township
Clinton Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Clinton Township, Minnesota
Clinton Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°32′5″N 96°14′32″W / 43.53472°N 96.24222°W / 43.53472; -96.24222Coordinates: 43°32′5″N 96°14′32″W / 43.53472°N 96.24222°W / 43.53472; -96.24222
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Rock
Area
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,424 ft (434 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 292
 • Density 8.2/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-11998[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663826[2]

Clinton Township is a township in Rock County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 292 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 292 people, 103 households, and 80 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.2 people per square mile (3.2/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 3.1/sq mi (1.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.66% White, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 103 households out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.8% were married couples living together, 1.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $44,643. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,251. About 2.6% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Politics[edit]

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

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