Cedar Lake Township, Scott County, Minnesota

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Cedar Lake Township, Minnesota
Cedar Lake Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Cedar Lake Township, Minnesota
Cedar Lake Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°35′14″N 93°28′12″W / 44.58722°N 93.47000°W / 44.58722; -93.47000Coordinates: 44°35′14″N 93°28′12″W / 44.58722°N 93.47000°W / 44.58722; -93.47000
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.3 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3.0 km2)
981 ft (299 m)
 • Total2,197
 • Density62.4/sq mi (24.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-10450[1]
GNIS feature ID0663767[2]

Cedar Lake Township is a township in Scott County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,197 at the 2000 census.

Cedar Lake Township was organized in 1858, and named after Cedar Lake.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94 km2); 35.2 square miles (91 km2) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) of it (3.16%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,197 people, 719 households, and 611 families residing in the township. The population density was 62.4 people per square mile (24.1/km²). There were 737 housing units at an average density of 20.9/sq mi (8.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.45% White, 0.09% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 719 households out of which 45.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.9% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.0% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $75,926, and the median income for a family was $81,008. Males had a median income of $45,568 versus $31,161 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,404. About 0.8% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 3.6% 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. 508.