Fieldon Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota

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Fieldon Township, Minnesota
Township
Fieldon Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Fieldon Township, Minnesota
Fieldon Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°59′9″N 94°26′22″W / 43.98583°N 94.43944°W / 43.98583; -94.43944Coordinates: 43°59′9″N 94°26′22″W / 43.98583°N 94.43944°W / 43.98583; -94.43944
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Watonwan
Area
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 246
 • Density 6.9/sq mi (2.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-21014[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664164[2]

Fieldon Township is a township in Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 246 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Fieldon Township was organized in 1868.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93 km2); 35.7 square miles (92 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (0.45%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 246 people, 84 households, and 68 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.9 people per square mile (2.7/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 2.7/sq mi (1.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.97% White, 0.41% Native American, and 1.63% from two or more races.

There were 84 households out of which 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 10.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $54,167, and the median income for a family was $56,000. Males had a median income of $31,000 versus $28,281 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,001. About 9.5% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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. 575.