Morrison Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota

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Morrison Township, Minnesota
Township
Morrison Township is located in Minnesota
Morrison Township
Morrison Township
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°38′54″N 93°36′53″W / 46.64833°N 93.61472°W / 46.64833; -93.61472Coordinates: 46°38′54″N 93°36′53″W / 46.64833°N 93.61472°W / 46.64833; -93.61472
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
Area
 • Total 36.6 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation 1,207 ft (368 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 200
 • Density 5/sq mi (2.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56469
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-44278[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665039[2]

Morrison Township is a township in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 200 as of the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Morrison Township was named for Edward Morrison, an early settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.6 square miles (94.9 km2), of which 36.0 square miles (93.2 km2) is land and 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2), or 1.80%, is water.[3]

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Krilwitz Lake

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Riverside Cemetery.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 186 people, 70 households, and 52 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.2 people per square mile (2.0/km²). There were 79 housing units at an average density of 2.2/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.31% White, 1.08% African American, 0.54% Native American, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.08% of the population.

There were 70 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $25,750, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,984. About 14.3% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 6.7% of those 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): Morrison township, Aitkin County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia. Minnesota Historical Society Press. p. 17.