Florida Township, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota

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Florida Township, Minnesota
Florida Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Florida Township, Minnesota
Florida Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°45′7″N 96°23′28″W / 44.75194°N 96.39111°W / 44.75194; -96.39111Coordinates: 44°45′7″N 96°23′28″W / 44.75194°N 96.39111°W / 44.75194; -96.39111
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Yellow Medicine
 • Total 33.4 sq mi (86.5 km2)
 • Land 33.4 sq mi (86.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,378 ft (420 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 164
 • Density 4.9/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-21464[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664182[2]

Florida Township is a township in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 164 at the 2000 census.

Florida Township was organized in 1879, and named for its Florida Creek.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.4 square miles (87 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 164 people, 55 households, and 43 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.9 people per square mile (1.9/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 2.0/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 55 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.4% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 20.0% 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 2.98 and the average family size was 3.49.

In the township the population was spread out with 34.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $23,000 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,349. About 9.1% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under the age of eighteen and none 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. 594.