Jupiter Township, Kittson County, Minnesota

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Jupiter Township, Minnesota
Township
Jupiter Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Jupiter Township, Minnesota
Jupiter Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°40′53″N 96°43′32″W / 48.68139°N 96.72556°W / 48.68139; -96.72556Coordinates: 48°40′53″N 96°43′32″W / 48.68139°N 96.72556°W / 48.68139; -96.72556
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Kittson
Area
 • Total 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 136
 • Density 3.8/sq mi (1.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-32228[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664591[2]

Jupiter Township is a township in Kittson County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 136 at the 2000 census.

Jupiter Township was organized in 1883, and named after planet Jupiter.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 136 people, 50 households, and 45 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.8 people per square mile (1.5/km²). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 2.0/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 50 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.0% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.0% were non-families. 6.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 19.1% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 109.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,542, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,712. There were no families and 3.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  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. 278.