Norden Township, Pennington County, Minnesota

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Norden Township, Minnesota
Norden Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Norden Township, Minnesota
Norden Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°8′8″N 96°18′7″W / 48.13556°N 96.30194°W / 48.13556; -96.30194Coordinates: 48°8′8″N 96°18′7″W / 48.13556°N 96.30194°W / 48.13556; -96.30194
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pennington
 • Total 27.6 sq mi (71.5 km2)
 • Land 27.6 sq mi (71.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 385
 • Density 14.0/sq mi (5.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-46510[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665132[2]

Norden Township is a township in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 385 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.6 square miles (71.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 385 people, 135 households, and 108 families residing in the township. The population density was 14.0 people per square mile (5.4/km²). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 5.2/sq mi (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.44% White, 0.26% African American, 0.78% Native American, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 135 households out of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,500, and the median income for a family was $55,938. Males had a median income of $35,521 versus $21,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,951. About 6.9% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.