Evergreen Township, Becker County, Minnesota

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Evergreen Township, Minnesota
Township
Evergreen Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Evergreen Township, Minnesota
Evergreen Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°45′46″N 95°28′14″W / 46.76278°N 95.47056°W / 46.76278; -95.47056Coordinates: 46°45′46″N 95°28′14″W / 46.76278°N 95.47056°W / 46.76278; -95.47056
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Becker
Area
 • Total 36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,493 ft (455 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 290
 • Density 8.0/sq mi (3.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-20006[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664119[2]

Evergreen Township is a township in Becker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 290 as of the 2000 census.[3]

History[edit]

Evergreen Township was organized in 1888. It was named for the type of trees prevalent in the area.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.4 square miles (94 km2), of which 36.2 square miles (94 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.38%) is water.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Collet Lake

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Pickett Family and Saint Paul's.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 290 people, 102 households, and 83 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.0 people per square mile (3.1/km²). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 3.3/sq mi (1.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.24% White, 1.03% Native American, 0.69% Asian, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 102 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.5% were married couples living together, 2.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,692, and the median income for a family was $33,958. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $16,786 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,993. About 11.8% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 17.1% of those sixty five 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. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder - Evergreen Township total population
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia. Minnesota Historical Society Press. p. 32.