Gully Township, Polk County, Minnesota

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Gully Township, Minnesota
Gully Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Gully Township, Minnesota
Gully Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°47′51″N 95°39′36″W / 47.79750°N 95.66000°W / 47.79750; -95.66000Coordinates: 47°47′51″N 95°39′36″W / 47.79750°N 95.66000°W / 47.79750; -95.66000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Polk
 • Total 32.8 sq mi (85.1 km2)
 • Land 32.8 sq mi (85.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,161 ft (354 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 99
 • Density 3.0/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56646
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-26288[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664364[2]

Gully Township is a township in Polk County, Minnesota, United States. It is part of the Grand Forks-ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 99 at the 2000 census.

Gully Township was named for a gully within its borders.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.8 square miles (85 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 99 people, 39 households, and 29 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.0 people per square mile (1.2/km2). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 1.5/sq mi (0.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 91.92% White, 1.01% Native American, 4.04% Asian, and 3.03% from two or more races.

There were 39 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.9% were married couples living together, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 19.2% from 25 to 44, 34.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 120.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $26,875. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,039. There were no families and 4.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under-eighteens and 25.0% of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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. 425.