Albin Township, Brown County, Minnesota

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Albin Township, Minnesota
Albin Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Albin Township, Minnesota
Albin Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°8′56″N 94°41′8″W / 44.14889°N 94.68556°W / 44.14889; -94.68556Coordinates: 44°8′56″N 94°41′8″W / 44.14889°N 94.68556°W / 44.14889; -94.68556
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Brown
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land 34.4 sq mi (89.0 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
Elevation 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 329
 • Density 9.6/sq mi (3.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-00748[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663404[2]

Albin Township is a township in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 329 at the 2000 census. Albin Township was organized in 1870.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92 km2), of which 34.4 square miles (89 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) is water. The total area is 3.40% water.

Major highways[edit]


  • Lake Hanska

Adjacent townships[edit]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 329 people, 126 households, and 99 families residing in the township. The population density was 9.6 people per square mile (3.7/km²). There were 132 housing units at an average density of 3.8/sq mi (1.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.57% White, 0.30% Asian, and 2.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 126 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,111, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $32,031 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,830. About 7.2% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.9% of those under the age of 18 and 8.9% of those 65 and older.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 68.