Kandiyohi Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

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Kandiyohi Township, Minnesota
Kandiyohi Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Kandiyohi Township, Minnesota
Kandiyohi Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°6′0″N 94°55′53″W / 45.10000°N 94.93139°W / 45.10000; -94.93139Coordinates: 45°6′0″N 94°55′53″W / 45.10000°N 94.93139°W / 45.10000; -94.93139
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Kandiyohi
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Land 33.3 sq mi (86.3 km2)
 • Water 2.0 sq mi (5.3 km2)
Elevation 1,184 ft (361 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 600
 • Density 18.0/sq mi (7.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56251
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-32390[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664597[2]

Kandiyohi Township is a township in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 600 at the 2000 census.

Kandiyohi Township was organized in 1868.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (92 km2), of which 33.3 square miles (86 km2) of it is land and 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) of it (5.77%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 600 people, 225 households, and 182 families residing in the township. The population density was 18.0 people per square mile (7.0/km²). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 7.0/sq mi (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.17% White, 0.67% African American, 1.00% Asian, 0.83% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.50% of the population.

There were 225 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.7% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 33.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 111.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,781, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $32,250 versus $21,346 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,399. About 2.7% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 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. 270.