Boxville Township, Marshall County, Minnesota

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Boxville Township, Minnesota
Boxville Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Boxville Township, Minnesota
Boxville Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°10′49″N 96°49′47″W / 48.18028°N 96.82972°W / 48.18028; -96.82972Coordinates: 48°10′49″N 96°49′47″W / 48.18028°N 96.82972°W / 48.18028; -96.82972
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Marshall
 • Total 8.4 sq mi (21.7 km2)
 • Land 8.4 sq mi (21.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 31
 • Density 3.7/sq mi (1.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-07120[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663640[2]

Boxville Township is a township in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 31 at the 2000 census.

Boxville Township was organized in 1884, and named for William N. Box, an early settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.4 square miles (22 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 31 people, 17 households, and 12 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.7 people per square mile (1.4/km²). There were 19 housing units at an average density of 2.3/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 17 households out of which none had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.82 and the average family size was 2.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 9.7% from 18 to 24, 16.1% from 25 to 44, 38.7% from 45 to 64, and 35.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,875, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $20,625 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $31,503. None of the population or the families were below the poverty line.


  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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 327.