Golden Valley Township, Roseau County, Minnesota

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Golden Valley Township, Minnesota
Golden Valley Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Golden Valley Township, Minnesota
Golden Valley Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°34′0″N 95°40′23″W / 48.56667°N 95.67306°W / 48.56667; -95.67306Coordinates: 48°34′0″N 95°40′23″W / 48.56667°N 95.67306°W / 48.56667; -95.67306
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Roseau
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,155 ft (352 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 190
 • Density 5.2/sq mi (2.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-24326[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664287[2]

Golden Valley Township is a township in Roseau County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 190 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 190 people, 74 households, and 50 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.2 people per square mile (2.0/km²). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 2.7/sq mi (1.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.42% White, and 1.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.11% of the population.

There were 74 households out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the township the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 35.8% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 131.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,375, and the median income for a family was $48,625. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $27,031 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,513. About 6.1% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.1% of those sixty five or over.