Brook Park Township, Pine County, Minnesota

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Brook Park Township, Minnesota
Brook Park Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Brook Park Township, Minnesota
Brook Park Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°56′44″N 93°5′10″W / 45.94556°N 93.08611°W / 45.94556; -93.08611Coordinates: 45°56′44″N 93°5′10″W / 45.94556°N 93.08611°W / 45.94556; -93.08611
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyPine
Area
 • Total30.1 sq mi (78.0 km2)
 • Land30.1 sq mi (78.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,030 ft (314 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total495
 • Density16.4/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55007
Area code(s)320
FIPS code27-08002[1]
GNIS feature ID0663675[2]

Brook Park Township is a township in Pine County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 495 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.1 square miles (78 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 495 people in 186 households, including 138 families, in the township. The population density was 16.4 people per square mile (6.3/km²). There were 223 housing units at an average density of 7.4/sq mi (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.98% White, 0.61% African American, 1.01% Native American, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40%.[1]

Of the 186 households 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 19.9% of households were one person and 8.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.00.

The age distribution was 29.3% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.6 males.

The median household income was $41,818 and the median family income was $48,015. Males had a median income of $37,386 versus $23,929 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,128. About 8.4% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.