Graham Township, Benton County, Minnesota

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Graham Township
Graham Township is located in Minnesota
Graham Township
Graham Township
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°47′1″N 94°3′57″W / 45.78361°N 94.06583°W / 45.78361; -94.06583Coordinates: 45°47′1″N 94°3′57″W / 45.78361°N 94.06583°W / 45.78361; -94.06583
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.7 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Land36.7 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,198 ft (365 m)
 • Total582
 • Density16/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-24812[1]
GNIS feature ID0664307[2]

Graham Township is a township in Benton County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 582 as of the 2010 census.[3]

Graham Township was named for a pioneer settler.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.7 square miles (95.0 km2), of which 0.015 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.04%, is water.[3]

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The township contains Graham Cemetery.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 567 people, 169 households, and 146 families residing in the township. The population density was 15.5 people per square mile (6.0/km²). There were 176 housing units at an average density of 4.8/sq mi (1.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.77% White, 0.53% Native American, 0.18% Asian, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 169 households out of which 53.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.7% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.6% were non-families. 12.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.36 and the average family size was 3.68.

In the township the population was spread out with 36.3% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 123.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,389, and the median income for a family was $45,357. Males had a median income of $30,694 versus $21,591 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,709. About 8.2% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 50.0% 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): Graham township, Benton County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 50.