Geneva Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota

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Geneva Township
Geneva Township is located in Minnesota
Geneva Township
Geneva Township
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°47′49″N 93°14′4″W / 43.79694°N 93.23444°W / 43.79694; -93.23444Coordinates: 43°47′49″N 93°14′4″W / 43.79694°N 93.23444°W / 43.79694; -93.23444
CountryUnited States
 • Total35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land33.1 sq mi (85.6 km2)
 • Water2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
1,220 ft (372 m)
 • Total439
 • Density13.3/sq mi (5.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)507
FIPS code27-23372[1]
GNIS feature ID0664255[2]

Geneva Township is a township in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 439 at the 2000 census.

Geneva Township was organized in 1858.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92 km2), of which 33.0 square miles (85 km2) of it is land and 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) of it (7.24%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 439 people, 156 households, and 126 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.3 people per square mile (5.1/km²). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 5.1/sq mi (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.63% White, 0.23% African American, 0.23% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.51% of the population.

There were 156 households out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,563, and the median income for a family was $48,594. Males had a median income of $27,045 versus $28,438 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,674. About 3.2% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 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. 200.