Carimona Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota

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Carimona Township, Minnesota
Carimona Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Carimona Township, Minnesota
Carimona Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°37′20″N 92°7′37″W / 43.62222°N 92.12694°W / 43.62222; -92.12694Coordinates: 43°37′20″N 92°7′37″W / 43.62222°N 92.12694°W / 43.62222; -92.12694
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Fillmore
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land 35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,260 ft (384 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 272
 • Density 7.6/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55965
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-09910[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663749[2]

Carimona Township is a township in Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 272 at the 2000 census.

Carimona Township was organized in 1858, and named after Chief Carimona (Walking Turtle) of the Winnebago Indians.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 272 people, 109 households, and 85 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.6 people per square mile (2.9/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 3.3/sq mi (1.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.90% White, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.

There were 109 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,792, and the median income for a family was $44,375. Males had a median income of $27,000 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,278. About 4.8% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.6% of those sixty five 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. 191.