Connelly Township, Wilkin County, Minnesota

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Connelly Township, Minnesota
Connelly Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Connelly Township, Minnesota
Connelly Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°20′0″N 96°34′53″W / 46.33333°N 96.58139°W / 46.33333; -96.58139Coordinates: 46°20′0″N 96°34′53″W / 46.33333°N 96.58139°W / 46.33333; -96.58139
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wilkin
 • Total 24.6 sq mi (63.6 km2)
 • Land 24.6 sq mi (63.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 123
 • Density 5.0/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-12970[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663863[2]

Connelly Township is a township in Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 123 according to the 2000 census.

Connelly Township was named for Edward Connelly, a pioneer settler and afterward county official.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.6 square miles (64 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 123 people, 43 households, and 38 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.0 people per square mile (1.9/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 1.9/sq mi (0.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 43 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.7% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.6% were non-families. 9.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $58,000, and the median income for a family was $59,000. Males had a median income of $47,500 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,596. There were no families and 1.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  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. 578.