Glasgow Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota

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Glasgow Township, Minnesota
Glasgow Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Glasgow Township, Minnesota
Glasgow Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°18′29″N 92°7′43″W / 44.30806°N 92.12861°W / 44.30806; -92.12861Coordinates: 44°18′29″N 92°7′43″W / 44.30806°N 92.12861°W / 44.30806; -92.12861
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wabasha
 • Total 35.7 sq mi (92.3 km2)
 • Land 35.2 sq mi (91.2 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 709 ft (216 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 298
 • Density 8.5/sq mi (3.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-23894[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664274[2]

Glasgow Township is a township in Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 298 at the 2000 census.

Glasgow Township was organized in 1858, and named after Glasgow, in Scotland, the native country of a share of the first settlers.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92 km2); 35.2 square miles (91 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (1.29%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 298 people, 103 households, and 79 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.5 people per square mile (3.3/km²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 3.2/sq mi (1.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.66% White and 0.34% Asian.

There were 103 households out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.8% were married couples living together, and 23.3% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the township the population was spread out with 34.9% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,625, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $27,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,322. None of the families and 1.6% of the population were living below the poverty line.


  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. 556.