Hartford Township, Todd County, Minnesota

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Hartford Township, Minnesota
Hartford Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hartford Township, Minnesota
Hartford Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°3′48″N 94°50′29″W / 46.06333°N 94.84139°W / 46.06333; -94.84139Coordinates: 46°3′48″N 94°50′29″W / 46.06333°N 94.84139°W / 46.06333; -94.84139
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Todd
 • Total 35.3 sq mi (91.5 km2)
 • Land 35.0 sq mi (90.7 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 1,325 ft (404 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 677
 • Density 19.3/sq mi (7.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-27368[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664404[2]

Hartford Township is a township in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 677 at the 2000 census.

Hartford Township was organized in 1867.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91 km2); 35.0 square miles (91 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (0.79%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 677 people, 215 households, and 179 families residing in the township. The population density was 19.3 people per square mile (7.5/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 6.4/sq mi (2.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.38% White, 0.15% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.62% of the population.

There were 215 households out of which 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.7% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.49.

In the township the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 124.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 126.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $27,000 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,416. About 8.4% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.


  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. 544.