Ault Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Ault Township, Minnesota
|• Total||71.8 sq mi (186.1 km2)|
|• Land||70.1 sq mi (181.6 km2)|
|• Water||1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)|
|Elevation||1,496 ft (456 m)|
|• Density||1.5/sq mi (0.59/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0663479|
Saint Louis County Road 44 serves as a main route in the township.
The unincorporated community of Brimson is located within Ault Township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 71.8 square miles (186 km2); 70.1 square miles (182 km2) is land and 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), or 2.42%, is water.
Ault Township is located within the Cloquet Valley State Forest.
The Cloquet River flows through Ault Township. The West Branch of the Cloquet River flows through the western and central portions of the township. The South Branch of the Whiteface River flows through the northwest corner of Ault Township.
Wolf Lake is partially located within the township. Indian Lake is located within Ault Township.
Creeks that flow through the township include Lahti, Civet, Wolf, Berry, Pine, and Coyote.
The following are adjacent to Ault Township :
- Pequaywan Township (south)
- Fairbanks Township (north)
- Lake No. 2 Unorganized Territory of Lake County (east)
- Whiteface Reservoir Unorganized Territory (southwest)
- Linwood Lake Unorganized Territory (west and northwest)
The Superior National Forest is also to the immediate north of Ault Township.
As of the census of 2000, there were 125 people, 64 households, and 32 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.8 people per square mile (0.7/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 1.6/sq mi (0.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.20% White and 0.80% Native American.
There were 64 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 43.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.59.
In the township the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 2.4% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 33.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 127.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 126.7 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $40,179, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $41,458 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,007. There were 11.1% of families and 14.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 23.8% of under eighteens and 20.0% of those over 64.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Ault township, St. Louis County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2011.