Haugen Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota

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Haugen Township, Minnesota
Township
Haugen Township is located in Minnesota
Haugen Township
Haugen Township
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°43′42″N 93°8′24″W / 46.72833°N 93.14000°W / 46.72833; -93.14000Coordinates: 46°43′42″N 93°8′24″W / 46.72833°N 93.14000°W / 46.72833; -93.14000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
Area
 • Total 36.4 sq mi (94.3 km2)
 • Land 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Elevation 1,250 ft (381 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 178
 • Density 5/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55787
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-27602[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664413[2]

Haugen Township (/ˈhɡən/ HOW-gən) is a township in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 178 as of the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Haugen Township was named for county sheriff Christopher G. Haugen.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Haugen Township has a total area of 36.4 square miles (94.3 km2), of which 35.8 square miles (92.7 km2) is land and 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), or 1.69%, is water.[3]

Lakes[edit]

  • Island Lake (east three-quarters)
  • Round Lake (east half)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 163 people, 73 households, and 50 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.6 people per square mile (1.8/km²). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 5.5/sq mi (2.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.55% White, 1.84% Native American, and 0.61% from two or more races.

There were 73 households out of which 16.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the township the population was spread out with 16.6% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 27.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 111.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,246. About 10.4% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Haugen township, Aitkin County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia. Minnesota Historical Society Press. p. 15.