Good Hope Township, Norman County, Minnesota

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Good Hope Township, Minnesota
Township
Good Hope Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Good Hope Township, Minnesota
Good Hope Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°27′44″N 96°39′21″W / 47.46222°N 96.65583°W / 47.46222; -96.65583Coordinates: 47°27′44″N 96°39′21″W / 47.46222°N 96.65583°W / 47.46222; -96.65583
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Norman
Area
 • Total 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land 36.1 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 44
 • Density 1.2/sq mi (0.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-24380[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664290[2]

Good Hope Township is a township in Norman County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 44 at the 2000 census.

Good Hope Township was organized in 1892.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 44 people, 18 households, and 10 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.2 people per square mile (0.5/km²). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 0.8/sq mi (0.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 18 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, and 38.9% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 158.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 135.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $20,625 versus $41,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,100. There were no families and 5.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. 382.