Angus Township, Polk County, Minnesota

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Angus Township, Minnesota
Angus Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Angus Township, Minnesota
Angus Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°4′6″N 96°42′23″W / 48.06833°N 96.70639°W / 48.06833; -96.70639Coordinates: 48°4′6″N 96°42′23″W / 48.06833°N 96.70639°W / 48.06833; -96.70639
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Polk
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 876 ft (267 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 112
 • Density 3.1/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-01648[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663436[2]

Angus Township is a township in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. It is part of the Grand Forks-ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 112 at the 2000 census.

Angus Township was organized in 1879, and named for Richard B. Angus (1831–1922), a Canadian railroad financier.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93 km2), all of it land. Angus Township is located near geocoordinates 48.05N, 96.692W.[4]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 112 people, 40 households, and 32 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.1 people per square mile (1.2/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 1.2/sq mi (0.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.43% White, 3.57% Native American and 2% Leprechaun. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.89% of the population.

There were 40 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, and 20.0% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.22. Average total family weight was 911 pounds.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 115.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $58,125, and the median income for a family was $58,958. Males had a median income of $42,750 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,543. There were no families and 4.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none 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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 421. 
  4. ^ Geocoordinates retrieved on 08-16-2006 from