Lac qui Parle Township, Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota

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Lac qui Parle Township, Minnesota
Lac qui Parle Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Lac qui Parle Township, Minnesota
Lac qui Parle Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°0′36″N 95°54′54″W / 45.01000°N 95.91500°W / 45.01000; -95.91500Coordinates: 45°0′36″N 95°54′54″W / 45.01000°N 95.91500°W / 45.01000; -95.91500
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lac qui Parle
 • Total 31.5 sq mi (81.6 km2)
 • Land 28.7 sq mi (74.4 km2)
 • Water 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 183
 • Density 6.4/sq mi (2.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-33848[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664650[2]

Lac qui Parle Township is a township in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 183 at the 2000 census.

Lac qui Parle Township was organized in 1873, and named for the county in which it is located.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.5 square miles (82 km2), of which 28.7 square miles (74 km2) of it is land and 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2) of it (8.79%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 183 people, 69 households, and 54 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.4 people per square mile (2.5/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 3.6/sq mi (1.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 69 households out of which 40.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.4% were married couples living together, 1.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,906, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,769. About 11.5% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.5% of those sixty five or over.

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  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. ^ Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 290. 
  4. ^ "CHRISTIANSON, Theodore, (1883 - 1948)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 8, 2012.