Bentinck Township, Bottineau County, North Dakota

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Bentinck Township
Township
Location of Bentinck Township
Location of Bentinck Township
Coordinates: 48°53′00″N 101°07′02″W / 48.88333°N 101.11722°W / 48.88333; -101.11722Coordinates: 48°53′00″N 101°07′02″W / 48.88333°N 101.11722°W / 48.88333; -101.11722
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Bottineau
Organized 1905
Area[1]
 • Total 36.00 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land 35.75 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Water 0.25 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation 1,509 ft (460 m)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 29
 • Density 0.81/sq mi (0.31/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-06020[3]
GNIS feature ID 1759266[3]

Bentinck Township is a township in Bottineau County in the U.S. State of North Dakota. Its population during the 2000 Census was 32,[4] and an estimated 29 people as of 2009.[2]

History[edit]

Bentinck Township was organized in 1905.[5]

Geography[edit]

Bentinck Township is located in the western part of Bottineau County in survey township T162 North, Range 81 West.[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.00 square miles (93.2 km2), 99% of which is land.[1] The nearest cities are Westhope to the northeast and Maxbass to the south.[6]

Demographics[edit]

The 2000 Census reported there were 32 people, 12 households, and 11 families residing in the township.[4] The population density was 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2). There were 17 housing units at an average density of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2).[1] The racial makeup of the township was 100% White. Norwegian was the largest ancestry group in the township, at 48.6%.

Of the 12 households in the township, only 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them. married couples made up 91.7% of the population. Just one household (8.3%) was a non-family household. The average household size was 2.67 people.

84% of the township was under the age of 65 at the 2000 Census, with children under the age of 18 making up 20% of the population. The largest group was 45- to 64-year-olds, with 40.6%, followed by 25- to 44-year-olds (18.8%) and those over 65 (15.6%). Just 3.1% of the population was made up of 18- to 24-year-olds. The median age was 48 years.[7]

The median household income for the township was $46,250, and the median family income was $52,500. Males had a median income of $56,250 versus $13,750 for females, with a per capita income of $16,938.[4]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 113
1910 197 74.3%
1920 152 −22.8%
1930 134 −11.8%
1940 133 −0.7%
1950 143 7.5%
1960 74 −48.3%
1970 62 −16.2%
1980 85 37.1%
1990 52 −38.8%
2000 32 −38.5%
Est. 2009 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000, Summary File 1. "GCT-PH1. Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2000 - County -- Subdivision and Place". American FactFinder. <http://factfinder2.census.gov>. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b U.S. Census Bureau (2010). "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions: North Dakota" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. Retrieved 2010-06-22. 
  3. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ a b c U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000. "Census Demographic Profiles, Bentinck Township" (PDF). CenStats Databases. Retrieved 2009-01-31. [dead link]
  5. ^ U.S. Census Bureau (1913). "Number of Inhabitants, North Dakota" (PDF). Thirteenth Census of the United States: 1910. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  6. ^ a b "Bentinck Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  7. ^ U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000. "QT-P1. Age Groups and Sex, Bentinck Township". American FactFinder. <http://factfinder.census.gov>. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 

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