Hegne Township, Norman County, Minnesota

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Hegne Township, Minnesota
Hegne Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hegne Township, Minnesota
Hegne Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°17′32″N 96°38′19″W / 47.29222°N 96.63861°W / 47.29222; -96.63861Coordinates: 47°17′32″N 96°38′19″W / 47.29222°N 96.63861°W / 47.29222; -96.63861
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Norman
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Land 35.5 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 886 ft (270 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 48
 • Density 1.4/sq mi (0.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-28178[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664437[2]

Hegne Township is a township in Norman County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 48 at the 2000 census.

Hegne Township was organized in 1881, and named for Andrew E. Hegne, a Norwegian settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 48 people, 23 households, and 16 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.4 people per square mile (0.5/km²). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 0.9/sq mi (0.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 23 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.56.

In the township the population was spread out with 14.6% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 14.6% from 25 to 44, 41.7% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $16,875 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,776. There were 11.8% of families and 8.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 16.7% 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. 382.