Bray Township, Pennington County, Minnesota

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Bray Township, Minnesota
Bray Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Bray Township, Minnesota
Bray Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°3′36″N 96°25′15″W / 48.06000°N 96.42083°W / 48.06000; -96.42083Coordinates: 48°3′36″N 96°25′15″W / 48.06000°N 96.42083°W / 48.06000; -96.42083
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pennington
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 73
 • Density 2.0/sq mi (0.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-07444[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663656[2]

Bray Township is a township in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 73 at the 2000 census.

Bray Township was named for Damase Simon Bray, an early settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.9 square miles (93 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (0.53%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 73 people, 24 households, and 19 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.0 people per square mile (0.8/km²). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 0.7/sq mi (0.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.26% White and 2.74% Asian.

There were 24 households out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.2% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.7% were non-families. 8.3% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,563, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $29,821 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,176. There were 11.1% of families and 13.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 40.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  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. 406.