Hendrum Township, Norman County, Minnesota

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Hendrum Township, Minnesota
Hendrum Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hendrum Township, Minnesota
Hendrum Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°16′17″N 96°45′52″W / 47.27139°N 96.76444°W / 47.27139; -96.76444Coordinates: 47°16′17″N 96°45′52″W / 47.27139°N 96.76444°W / 47.27139; -96.76444
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Norman
 • Total 42.0 sq mi (108.8 km2)
 • Land 41.9 sq mi (108.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 118
 • Density 2.8/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56550
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-28502[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664452[2]

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

Hendrum Township was organized in 1880, and named after a place in Norway.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 42.0 square miles (109 km2), of which 41.9 square miles (109 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.19%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 118 people, 46 households, and 36 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.8 people per square mile (1.1/km²). There were 54 housing units at an average density of 1.3/sq mi (0.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.61% White, 2.54% Native American and 0.85% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 46 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.7% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.6% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 18.6% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 110.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 127.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,071, and the median income for a family was $36,607. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,238. None of the population or the families were below the poverty line.


  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.