Eagle Point Township, Marshall County, Minnesota

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Eagle Point Township, Minnesota
Eagle Point Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Eagle Point Township, Minnesota
Eagle Point Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°30′27″N 97°5′46″W / 48.50750°N 97.09611°W / 48.50750; -97.09611Coordinates: 48°30′27″N 97°5′46″W / 48.50750°N 97.09611°W / 48.50750; -97.09611
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Marshall
 • Total 28.3 sq mi (73.3 km2)
 • Land 27.9 sq mi (72.2 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 33
 • Density 1.2/sq mi (0.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-17414[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664019[2]

Eagle Point Township is a township in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 33 at the 2000 census.

Eagle Point Township was organized in 1890, and named for an eagle's nest in a nearby grove.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.3 square miles (73 km2), of which 27.9 square miles (72 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (1.52%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 33 people, 13 households, and 10 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.2 people per square mile (0.5/km²). There were 18 housing units at an average density of 0.6/sq mi (0.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 13 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.9% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.4% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the township the population was spread out with 15.2% under the age of 18, 18.2% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 15.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 120.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,069. There were 20.0% of families and 20.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 50.0% of 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. 328.