Farden Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota

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Farden Township, Minnesota
Farden Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Farden Township, Minnesota
Farden Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°22′33″N 94°43′13″W / 47.37583°N 94.72028°W / 47.37583; -94.72028Coordinates: 47°22′33″N 94°43′13″W / 47.37583°N 94.72028°W / 47.37583; -94.72028
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hubbard
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 33.7 sq mi (87.2 km2)
 • Water 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
Elevation 1,339 ft (408 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 994
 • Density 29.5/sq mi (11.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-20528[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664142[2]

Farden Township is a township in Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 994 at the 2000 census.

Farden Township was named for Ole J. Farden, an early Norwegian settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), of which 33.7 square miles (87 km2) of it is land and 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) of it (6.94%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 994 people, 358 households, and 277 families residing in the township. The population density was 29.5 people per square mile (11.4/km²). There were 510 housing units at an average density of 15.1/sq mi (5.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 86.92% White, 0.20% African American, 10.36% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 2.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 358 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,842, and the median income for a family was $44,688. Males had a median income of $30,179 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,642. About 5.7% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 14.3% 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. 243.