Hoff Township, Pope County, Minnesota

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Hoff Township, Minnesota
Hoff Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hoff Township, Minnesota
Hoff Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°27′33″N 95°41′29″W / 45.45917°N 95.69139°W / 45.45917; -95.69139Coordinates: 45°27′33″N 95°41′29″W / 45.45917°N 95.69139°W / 45.45917; -95.69139
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pope
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 195
 • Density 5.4/sq mi (2.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-29456[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664490[2]

Hoff Township is a township in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 195 at the 2000 census.

Hoff Township was named after Hof, in Norway.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93 km2), of which 36.0 square miles (93 km2) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 195 people, 61 households, and 53 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.4 people per square mile (2.1/km²). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 1.8/sq mi (0.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 92.82% White, 4.10% African American, 1.54% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.56% of the population.

There were 61 households out of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.4% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.1% were non-families. 9.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the township the population was spread out with 34.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 114.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,667, and the median income for a family was $42,292. Males had a median income of $31,607 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,496. About 5.9% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.7% of those sixty five 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. 431.