Beauford Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
|Beauford Township, Minnesota|
|• Total||35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)|
|• Land||35.6 sq mi (92.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|Elevation||1,017 ft (310 m)|
|• Density||12.4/sq mi (4.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0663534|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.5 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (0.86%) is water.
- Beauford at
- Perch Lake (west three-quarters)
- Decoria Township (north)
- McPherson Township (northeast)
- Medo Township (east)
- Danville Township (southeast)
- Mapleton Township (south)
- Sterling Township (southwest)
- Lyra Township (west)
- Rapidan Township (northwest)
The township includes the following cemeteries: Beauford and Oak Hill.
As of the census of 2000, there were 442 people, 159 households, and 123 families residing in the township. The population density was 12.4 people per square mile (4.8/km²). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 4.6/sq mi (1.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.64% White, 0.68% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.
There were 159 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.3% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the township the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.9 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $43,542, and the median income for a family was $47,656. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,029. About 4.7% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.