Greenwood Township, Clearwater County, Minnesota

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Greenwood Township, Minnesota
Greenwood Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Greenwood Township, Minnesota
Greenwood Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°47′59″N 95°23′16″W / 47.79972°N 95.38778°W / 47.79972; -95.38778Coordinates: 47°47′59″N 95°23′16″W / 47.79972°N 95.38778°W / 47.79972; -95.38778
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Clearwater
 • Total 23.7 sq mi (61.4 km2)
 • Land 23.7 sq mi (61.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 96
 • Density 4.0/sq mi (1.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56634
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-25910[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664350[2]

Greenwood Township is a township in Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 96 at the 2000 census.

Greenwood Township was probably named for its woodlands.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.7 square miles (61 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 96 people, 35 households, and 28 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.0 people per square mile (1.6/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 1.9/sq mi (0.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.75% White, 1.04% African American, 1.04% Native American, and 4.17% from two or more races.

There were 35 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.1% were married couples living together, and 20.0% were non-families. 11.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 134.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 140.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $32,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $10,259. There were 29.4% of families and 32.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 38.5% of under eighteens and 22.6% of those over 64.


  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. 122.