Holt Township, Marshall County, Minnesota

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Holt Township, Minnesota
Holt Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Holt Township, Minnesota
Holt Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°20′11″N 96°10′56″W / 48.33639°N 96.18222°W / 48.33639; -96.18222Coordinates: 48°20′11″N 96°10′56″W / 48.33639°N 96.18222°W / 48.33639; -96.18222
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Marshall
 • Total 33.7 sq mi (87.3 km2)
 • Land 33.7 sq mi (87.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 147
 • Density 4.4/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56738
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-29888[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664508[2]

Holt Township is a township in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 147 at the 2000 census.

Holt Township was organized in 1890, and named for an early settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.7 square miles (87 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 147 people, 61 households, and 46 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.4 people per square mile (1.7/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 2.0/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.32% White, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 61 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 19.0% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,720. There were 8.3% of families and 12.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 23.5% of under eighteens and none 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. 328.