Hegbert Township, Swift County, Minnesota

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Hegbert Township, Minnesota
Hegbert Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hegbert Township, Minnesota
Hegbert Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°21′52″N 96°3′59″W / 45.36444°N 96.06639°W / 45.36444; -96.06639Coordinates: 45°21′52″N 96°3′59″W / 45.36444°N 96.06639°W / 45.36444; -96.06639
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Swift
 • Total 35.6 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land 33.3 sq mi (86.3 km2)
 • Water 2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 118
 • Density 3.5/sq mi (1.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-28160[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664436[2]

Hegbert Township is a township in Swift County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 118 at the 2000 census.

Hegbert Township was organized in 1876 by Ole Hegstad and others.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92 km2); 33.3 square miles (86 km2) of it is land and 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) of it is water. The total area is 6.43% water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 118 people, 45 households, and 36 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.5 people per square mile (1.4/km²). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 1.7/sq mi (0.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.54% of the population.

There were 45 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 0.8% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 122.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $20,417 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,562. There were 17.1% of families and 30.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 60.0% of under eighteens and 18.2% 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. 541.