Framnas Township, Stevens County, Minnesota

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Framnas Township, Minnesota
Township
Framnas Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Framnas Township, Minnesota
Framnas Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°37′1″N 95°49′51″W / 45.61694°N 95.83083°W / 45.61694; -95.83083Coordinates: 45°37′1″N 95°49′51″W / 45.61694°N 95.83083°W / 45.61694; -95.83083
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Stevens
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 • Land 33.4 sq mi (86.5 km2)
 • Water 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km2)
Elevation 1,161 ft (354 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 318
 • Density 9.5/sq mi (3.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-22274[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664213[2]

Framnas Township is a township in Stevens County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 318 at the 2000 census.

Framnas Township was originally built up chiefly by Scandinavians.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2); 33.4 square miles (87 km2) of it is land and 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2) of it (7.43%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 318 people, 114 households, and 98 families residing in the township. The population density was 9.5 people per square mile (3.7/km²). There were 123 housing units at an average density of 3.7/sq mi (1.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.74% White, 0.63% Asian, and 0.63% from two or more races.

There were 114 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.3% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.2% were non-families. 10.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $45,750, and the median income for a family was $46,500. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $21,042 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,943. About 2.2% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  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. 536.