Fillmore Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota

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Fillmore Township, Minnesota
Township
Fillmore Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Fillmore Township, Minnesota
Fillmore Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°43′29″N 92°16′50″W / 43.72472°N 92.28056°W / 43.72472; -92.28056Coordinates: 43°43′29″N 92°16′50″W / 43.72472°N 92.28056°W / 43.72472; -92.28056
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Fillmore
Area
 • Total 34.9 sq mi (90.3 km2)
 • Land 34.9 sq mi (90.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,263 ft (385 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 485
 • Density 13.9/sq mi (5.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55990
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-21068[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664166[2]

Fillmore Township is a township in Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 485 at the 2000 census.

Fillmore Township was organized in 1858, and took its name from Fillmore County.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.9 square miles (90 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 485 people, 178 households, and 137 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.9 people per square mile (5.4/km²). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 5.8/sq mi (2.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.35% White, 0.62% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 178 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 110.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,417, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $25,156 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,431. About 4.3% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 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. 192.