Cedar Mills Township, Meeker County, Minnesota

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Cedar Mills Township, Minnesota
Township
Cedar Mills Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Cedar Mills Township, Minnesota
Cedar Mills Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°56′36″N 94°33′24″W / 44.94333°N 94.55667°W / 44.94333; -94.55667Coordinates: 44°56′36″N 94°33′24″W / 44.94333°N 94.55667°W / 44.94333; -94.55667
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Meeker
Area
 • Total 38.9 sq mi (100.9 km2)
 • Land 38.5 sq mi (99.7 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 499
 • Density 13.0/sq mi (5.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-10486[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663769[2]

Cedar Mills Township is a township in Meeker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 499 at the 2000 census.

Cedar Mills Township was organized in 1870, and named after Cedar Mills, Minnesota.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 39.0 square miles (101 km2), of which 38.5 square miles (100 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (1.21%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 499 people, 177 households, and 135 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.0 people per square mile (5.0/km²). There were 191 housing units at an average density of 5.0/sq mi (1.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.60% White, 0.40% Native American, 0.80% Asian, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.60% of the population.

There were 177 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 109.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $48,125, and the median income for a family was $53,393. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,227. About 3.6% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  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. 338.