Alvwood Township, Itasca County, Minnesota

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Alvwood Township, Minnesota
Alvwood Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Alvwood Township, Minnesota
Alvwood Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°43′0″N 94°14′39″W / 47.71667°N 94.24417°W / 47.71667; -94.24417Coordinates: 47°43′0″N 94°14′39″W / 47.71667°N 94.24417°W / 47.71667; -94.24417
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Itasca
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation 1,371 ft (418 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 42
 • Density 1.2/sq mi (0.46/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-01288[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663424[2]

Alvwood Township is a township in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 42 at the 2010 census.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2), of which 35.1 square miles (91 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), or 1.13%, is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 74 people, 32 households, and 20 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.1 people per square mile (0.8/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 1.7/sq mi (0.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 32 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 124.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $19,167, and the median income for a family was $18,750. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $8,847. There were 43.5% of families and 38.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 47.1% of under eighteens and 46.2% of those over 64.


  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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Alvwood township, Itasca County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2012.