Brandrup Township, Wilkin County, Minnesota

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Brandrup Township, Minnesota
Brandrup Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Brandrup Township, Minnesota
Brandrup Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°9′34″N 96°28′57″W / 46.15944°N 96.48250°W / 46.15944; -96.48250Coordinates: 46°9′34″N 96°28′57″W / 46.15944°N 96.48250°W / 46.15944; -96.48250
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wilkin
 • Total 54.2 sq mi (140.3 km2)
 • Land 54.2 sq mi (140.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 172
 • Density 3.2/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-07372[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663653[2]

Brandrup Township is a township in Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 172 at the 2000 census.

Brandrup Township was named for Andrew Brandrup, an early settler and afterward county official.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 54.2 square miles (140 km2); 54.2 square miles (140 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.04%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 172 people, 55 households, and 49 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.2 people per square mile (1.2/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 1.1/sq mi (0.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.42% White, and 0.58% from two or more races.

There were 55 households out of which 47.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.6% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.9% were non-families. 5.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the township the population was spread out with 34.3% under the age of 18, 2.3% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,333, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,720. None of the population or 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. 578.