Flom Township, Norman County, Minnesota

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Flom Township, Minnesota
Flom Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Flom Township, Minnesota
Flom Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°11′42″N 96°8′29″W / 47.19500°N 96.14139°W / 47.19500; -96.14139Coordinates: 47°11′42″N 96°8′29″W / 47.19500°N 96.14139°W / 47.19500; -96.14139
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Norman
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 1,207 ft (368 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 226
 • Density 6.3/sq mi (2.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56541
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-21320[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664176[2]

Flom Township is a township in Norman County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 226 at the 2000 census.

Flom Township was organiced in 1881, and named for Erik Flom, an early settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which 36.0 square miles (93 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.36%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 226 people, 88 households, and 63 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.3 people per square mile (2.4/km²). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 2.8/sq mi (1.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.81% White and 6.19% Native American.

There were 88 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.3 males. For every 100 females age 76 and over, there are 114.56 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,833, and the median income for a family was $42,000. Males had a median income of $25,313 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,687. About 11.4% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.5% of those sixty five 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. 382.