Alexandria Township, Douglas County, Minnesota

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Alexandria Township, Minnesota
Alexandria Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Alexandria Township, Minnesota
Alexandria Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°54′7″N 95°20′45″W / 45.90194°N 95.34583°W / 45.90194; -95.34583Coordinates: 45°54′7″N 95°20′45″W / 45.90194°N 95.34583°W / 45.90194; -95.34583
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Douglas
 • Total 29.2 sq mi (75.7 km2)
 • Land 24.6 sq mi (63.8 km2)
 • Water 4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2)
Elevation 1,388 ft (423 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,760
 • Density 193.3/sq mi (74.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56308
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-00946[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663413[2]
View of Alexandra in 1881

Alexandria Township is a township in Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 4,760 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.2 square miles (76 km2), of which 24.6 square miles (64 km2) of it is land and 4.6 square miles (12 km2) of it (15.71%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,760 people, 1,764 households, and 1,393 families residing in the township. The population density was 193.3 people per square mile (74.6/km²). There were 2,044 housing units at an average density of 83.0/sq mi (32.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.36% White, 0.17% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 1,764 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.0% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 4,014
2000 4,760 18.6%

The median income for a household in the township was $48,846, and the median income for a family was $55,901. Males had a median income of $36,635 versus $22,207 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,514. About 4.3% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.


  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. 

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