Burnhamville Township, Todd County, Minnesota

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Burnhamville Township, Minnesota
Burnhamville Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Burnhamville Township, Minnesota
Burnhamville Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°53′39″N 94°41′54″W / 45.89417°N 94.69833°W / 45.89417; -94.69833Coordinates: 45°53′39″N 94°41′54″W / 45.89417°N 94.69833°W / 45.89417; -94.69833
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Todd
 • Total 35.0 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Land 31.6 sq mi (81.9 km2)
 • Water 3.4 sq mi (8.9 km2)
Elevation 1,325 ft (404 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 751
 • Density 23.7/sq mi (9.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-08722[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663707[2]

Burnhamville Township is a township in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 751 at the 2000 census.


Burnhamville Township was organized in 1870, and named for David Burnham, an early settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.0 square miles (91 km2); 31.6 square miles (82 km2) of it is land and 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2) of it (9.76%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 751 people, 282 households, and 210 families residing in the township. The population density was 23.7 people per square mile (9.2/km²). There were 559 housing units at an average density of 17.7/sq mi (6.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.07% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 282 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 115.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,375, and the median income for a family was $48,438. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,978. About 6.5% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 14.5% of those age 65 or over.


  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. 544.