Goodland Township, Itasca County, Minnesota

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Goodland Township, Minnesota
Goodland Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Goodland Township, Minnesota
Goodland Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°12′47″N 93°8′43″W / 47.21306°N 93.14528°W / 47.21306; -93.14528Coordinates: 47°12′47″N 93°8′43″W / 47.21306°N 93.14528°W / 47.21306; -93.14528
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyItasca
Area
 • Total72.3 sq mi (187.2 km2)
 • Land69.1 sq mi (179.1 km2)
 • Water3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
Elevation
1,414 ft (431 m)
Population
 • Total466
 • Density6.4/sq mi (2.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55742
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-24452[1]
GNIS feature ID0664293[2]

Goodland Township is a township in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 466 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 72.3 square miles (187 km2), of which 69.2 square miles (179 km2) is land and 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), or 4.33%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 496 people, 210 households, and 153 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.2 people per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 348 housing units at an average density of 5.0/sq mi (1.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.18% White, 0.20% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.60% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 210 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the township the population was spread out with 18.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 118.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $37,159 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,694. About 2.1% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Goodland township, Itasca County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 9, 2012.