Hope Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota

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Hope Township, Minnesota
Hope Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hope Township, Minnesota
Hope Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°14′0″N 96°8′39″W / 44.23333°N 96.14417°W / 44.23333; -96.14417Coordinates: 44°14′0″N 96°8′39″W / 44.23333°N 96.14417°W / 44.23333; -96.14417
CountryUnited States
 • Total34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Land34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,719 ft (524 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total292
 • Density8.4/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-30104[1]
GNIS feature ID0664517[2]

Hope Township is a township in Lincoln County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 292 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.8 square miles (90 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 292 people, 109 households, and 82 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.4 people per square mile (3.2/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 3.4/sq mi (1.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.97% White, 0.34% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races.

There were 109 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 0.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,667, and the median income for a family was $44,750. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,916. About 6.2% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none 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.