Lake George Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota

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Lake George Township, Minnesota
Township
Lake George Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Lake George Township, Minnesota
Lake George Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°12′16″N 94°59′4″W / 47.20444°N 94.98444°W / 47.20444; -94.98444Coordinates: 47°12′16″N 94°59′4″W / 47.20444°N 94.98444°W / 47.20444; -94.98444
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hubbard
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 33.8 sq mi (87.5 km2)
 • Water 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
Elevation 1,417 ft (432 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 383
 • Density 11.3/sq mi (4.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56458
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-34388[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664675[2]

Lake George Township is a township in Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 383 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community and census-designated place of Lake George is located within the township.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), of which 33.8 square miles (88 km2) is land and 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2) (6.61%) is water.

History[edit]

This township took its name from Lake George.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 383 people, 152 households, and 115 families residing in the township. The population density was 11.3 people per square mile (4.4/km²). There were 239 housing units at an average density of 7.1/sq mi (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.73% White, 0.52% African American, 3.92% Native American, 0.26% Asian, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 152 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,078, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $27,813 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,320. About 5.9% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.2% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

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. 244.