Kandota Township, Todd County, Minnesota

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Kandota Township, Minnesota
Kandota Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Kandota Township, Minnesota
Kandota Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°48′43″N 94°56′54″W / 45.81194°N 94.94833°W / 45.81194; -94.94833Coordinates: 45°48′43″N 94°56′54″W / 45.81194°N 94.94833°W / 45.81194; -94.94833
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Todd
 • Total 24.2 sq mi (62.6 km2)
 • Land 21.8 sq mi (56.4 km2)
 • Water 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
Elevation 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 679
 • Density 31.2/sq mi (12.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-32408[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664598[2]

Kandota Township is a township in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 679 at the 2000 census.

Kandota Township was organized in 1870.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.1 square miles (62 km2); 21.8 square miles (56 km2) of it is land and 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2) of it (9.81%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 679 people, 237 households, and 188 families residing in the township. The population density was 31.2 people per square mile (12.0/km²). There were 323 housing units at an average density of 14.8/sq mi (5.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.71% White, 0.15% Asian, 0.15% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 237 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,750, and the median income for a family was $49,583. Males had a median income of $31,705 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,798. About 2.7% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and none 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. 545.