Blaine Township, Bottineau County, North Dakota

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Blaine Township
Location of Blaine Township
Location of Blaine Township
Coordinates: 48°41′00″N 101°21′02″W / 48.68333°N 101.35056°W / 48.68333; -101.35056Coordinates: 48°41′00″N 101°21′02″W / 48.68333°N 101.35056°W / 48.68333; -101.35056
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Bottineau
Organized 1904
 • Total 36.04 sq mi (93.3 km2)
Elevation 1,578 ft (481 m)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 27
 • Density 0.75/sq mi (0.29/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-07540[3]
GNIS feature ID 1759267[3]

Blaine Township is a township in Bottineau County in the U.S. State of North Dakota. Its population during the 2000 Census was 30,[4] and an estimated 27 people as of 2009.[2]


Blaine Township was organized in 1904.[5]


Blaine Township is located in Southwest Bottineau County in survey township T160 North, Range 83 West.[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2), 99.9% of which is land.[1] The nearest cities are Mohall to the northwest and Lansford to the south.[6]


The 2000 Census reported there were 30 people, 10 households, and 8 families residing in the township.[4] The population density was 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2). There were 11 housing units at an average density of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2).[1] The racial makeup of the township was 100% White. Norwegians (38.5%) and Germans (35.9%) made up the largest two ancestry groups in the township.

Of the 10 households in the township, 40% had children under the age of 18 living with them. married couples made up 60% of the population. Two households (20%) were a non-family households. The average household size was 3.00 people.

Nearly 87% of the township was under the age of 65 at the 2000 Census, with children under the age of 18 making up 40% of the population. The largest group was 45- to 64-year-olds, with 23.3%, followed by 25- to 44-year-olds (20%) and those over 65 (13.3%). Just 3.3% of the population was made up of 18- to 24-year-olds. The median age was 35.5 years.[7]

The median household income for the township was $32,500, and the median family income was $26,875. Per capita income in the township was $13,155.[4]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 245
2000 30
Est. 2009 27


  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. <>. 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, Blaine 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 "Blaine Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  7. ^ U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000. "QT-P1. Age Groups and Sex, Blaine Township". American FactFinder. <>. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 

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