Fawn Lake Township, Todd County, Minnesota

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Fawn Lake Township, Minnesota
Fawn Lake Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Fawn Lake Township, Minnesota
Fawn Lake Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°13′45″N 94°43′53″W / 46.22917°N 94.73139°W / 46.22917; -94.73139Coordinates: 46°13′45″N 94°43′53″W / 46.22917°N 94.73139°W / 46.22917; -94.73139
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Todd
 • Total 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Land 34.0 sq mi (88.1 km2)
 • Water 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
Elevation 1,299 ft (396 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 440
 • Density 12.9/sq mi (5.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-20708[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664150[2]

Fawn Lake Township is a township in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 440 at the 2000 census.

Fawn Lake Township was organized in 1881.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92 km2); 34.0 square miles (88 km2) of it is land and 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) of it (4.79%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 440 people, 174 households, and 128 families residing in the township. The population density was 12.9 people per square mile (5.0/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 6.6/sq mi (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.59% White, 0.23% African American, 0.23% Asian, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 1.14% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.05% of the population.

There were 174 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,646, and the median income for a family was $45,469. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,559. About 5.9% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 10.3% 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. 544.