Grimstad Township, Roseau County, Minnesota

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Grimstad Township, Minnesota
Grimstad Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Grimstad Township, Minnesota
Grimstad Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°39′49″N 95°47′22″W / 48.66361°N 95.78944°W / 48.66361; -95.78944Coordinates: 48°39′49″N 95°47′22″W / 48.66361°N 95.78944°W / 48.66361; -95.78944
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Roseau
 • Total 37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Land 37.1 sq mi (96.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,119 ft (341 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 190
 • Density 5.1/sq mi (2.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-26036[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664357[2]

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

Grimstad Township bears the name of John Grimstad, a Norwegian settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.1 square miles (96 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 190 people, 76 households, and 58 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.1 people per square mile (2.0/km²). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 2.4/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 76 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 126.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $42,917. Males had a median income of $31,607 versus $27,813 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,762. About 7.4% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 4.5% of those sixty five 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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 472.