Arrowhead Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota

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Arrowhead Township, Minnesota
Arrowhead Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Arrowhead Township, Minnesota
Arrowhead Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°51′39″N 92°44′31″W / 46.86083°N 92.74194°W / 46.86083; -92.74194Coordinates: 46°51′39″N 92°44′31″W / 46.86083°N 92.74194°W / 46.86083; -92.74194
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
 • Total 71.6 sq mi (185.6 km2)
 • Land 70.8 sq mi (183.5 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation 1,368 ft (417 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 223
 • Density 3.1/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-02278[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663460[2]

Arrowhead Township is a township in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 223 at the 2010 census.[3]

U.S. Highway 2 serves as a main route in the township. Highway 2 runs east–west through the middle of the township.

Saint Louis County Road 8 (CR 8) runs east–west through the northern portion of the township.

The east–central and southeast portions of Arrowhead Township are located within the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 71.7 square miles (186 km2); 70.8 square miles (183 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), or 1.14%, is water.

The Saint Louis River runs east–west through the middle of Arrowhead Township.

Adjacent townships, cities, and communities[edit]

The following municipalities and communities are adjacent to Arrowhead Township :


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 232 people, 66 households, and 46 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.3 people per square mile (1.3/km²). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 1.4/sq mi (0.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.83% White, 0.43% African American, 2.16% Native American, 0.43% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.

There were 66 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 134.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 147.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,071, and the median income for a family was $31,607. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $32,813 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,055. About 23.6% of families and 27.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 46.4% of those sixty five 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. 
  3. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Arrowhead township, St. Louis County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2011.