Glen Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota

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Glen Township, Minnesota
Glen Township is located in Minnesota
Glen Township
Glen Township
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°27′14″N 93°29′32″W / 46.45389°N 93.49222°W / 46.45389; -93.49222Coordinates: 46°27′14″N 93°29′32″W / 46.45389°N 93.49222°W / 46.45389; -93.49222
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
 • Total 36.6 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Land 33.8 sq mi (87.6 km2)
 • Water 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
Elevation 1,309 ft (399 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 450
 • Density 13/sq mi (5.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 27-23930[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664275[2]

Glen Township is a township in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 450 as of the 2010 census.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.6 square miles (94.8 km2), of which 33.8 square miles (87.6 km2) is land and 2.8 square miles (7.2 km2), or 7.59%, is water.[3] Located within and adjacent to Glen Township is an unincorporated community and business district, named Glen, with a restaurant, bar, garage, corner store and laundry.

Major highways[edit]


  • Clear Lake
  • Dam Lake (southwest quarter)
  • Johnson Lake
  • Lily Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Rabbit Lake
  • Spring Lake
  • Sugar Lake (north quarter)
  • Swamp Lake
  • Thirty-One Lake (vast majority)
  • Turtle Lake (east quarter)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these two cemeteries: Rabbit Lake and Saron.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 442 people, 207 households, and 145 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.1 people per square mile (5.1/km²). There were 563 housing units at an average density of 16.7/sq mi (6.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.32% White, 0.23% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 207 households out of which 14.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.51.

In the township the population was spread out with 15.8% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 20.1% from 25 to 44, 34.6% from 45 to 64, and 26.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $24,545 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,908. About 3.7% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.2% of those under age 18 and 3.5% 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Glen township, Aitkin County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 13, 2013.