Lake Grove Township, Mahnomen County, Minnesota

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Lake Grove Township, Minnesota
Lake Grove Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Lake Grove Township, Minnesota
Lake Grove Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°12′16″N 95°51′33″W / 47.20444°N 95.85917°W / 47.20444; -95.85917Coordinates: 47°12′16″N 95°51′33″W / 47.20444°N 95.85917°W / 47.20444; -95.85917
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Mahnomen
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94.1 km2)
 • Land 34.9 sq mi (90.4 km2)
 • Water 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
Elevation 1,283 ft (391 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 203
 • Density 5.8/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-34424[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664677[2]

Lake Grove Township is a township in Mahnomen County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 203 at the 2000 census.

Lake Grove Township was named for the lakes and groves within its borders.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94 km2), of which 34.9 square miles (90 km2) of it is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) of it (3.94%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 203 people, 74 households, and 56 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.8 people per square mile (2.2/km²). There were 81 housing units at an average density of 2.3/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 76.85% White, 7.88% Native American, and 15.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.99% of the population.

There were 74 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 21.2% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $34,583. Males had a median income of $17,321 versus $21,071 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,439. About 3.3% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.5% of those sixty five 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. 323.