Antrim Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota

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Antrim Township, Minnesota
Antrim Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Antrim Township, Minnesota
Antrim Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°53′3″N 94°25′9″W / 43.88417°N 94.41917°W / 43.88417; -94.41917Coordinates: 43°53′3″N 94°25′9″W / 43.88417°N 94.41917°W / 43.88417; -94.41917
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Watonwan
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 291
 • Density 8.2/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-01810[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663443[2]

Antrim Township is a township in Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 291 at the 2000 census.

Antrim Township was organized in 1867.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2); 35.7 square miles (92 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.34%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 291 people, 115 households, and 81 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.2 people per square mile (3.1/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 3.5/sq mi (1.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.50% White, 1.72% African American, 3.09% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.78% of the population.

There were 115 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.4% were married couples living together, and 28.7% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 117.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,739. About 6.6% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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. 574.