Warsaw Township, Rice County, Minnesota

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Warsaw Township, Minnesota
Warsaw Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Warsaw Township, Minnesota
Warsaw Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°14′47″N 93°21′4″W / 44.24639°N 93.35111°W / 44.24639; -93.35111Coordinates: 44°14′47″N 93°21′4″W / 44.24639°N 93.35111°W / 44.24639; -93.35111
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Rice
 • Total 35.0 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Land 32.5 sq mi (84.0 km2)
 • Water 2.6 sq mi (6.6 km2)
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,433
 • Density 44.2/sq mi (17.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55087
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-68278[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665921[2]

Warsaw Township is a township in Rice County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,433 at the 2000 census.

The unincorporated community of Warsaw is located within the township.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.0 square miles (90.7 km²); 32.5 square miles (84.0 km²) of it is land and 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²) of it (7.34%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,433 people, 502 households, and 403 families residing in the township. The population density was 44.2 people per square mile (17.1/km²). There were 566 housing units at an average density of 17.4/sq mi (6.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.58% White, 0.07% African American, 0.28% from other races, and 0.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 502 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% 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 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $60,185, and the median income for a family was $62,802. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $25,781 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,119. About 3.6% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.



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