Lake Township, Roseau County, Minnesota

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Lake Township, Minnesota
Lake Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Lake Township, Minnesota
Lake Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°55′12″N 95°21′49″W / 48.92000°N 95.36361°W / 48.92000; -95.36361Coordinates: 48°55′12″N 95°21′49″W / 48.92000°N 95.36361°W / 48.92000; -95.36361
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Roseau
 • Total 58.2 sq mi (150.6 km2)
 • Land 57.8 sq mi (149.6 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation 1,083 ft (330 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,087
 • Density 36.1/sq mi (13.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-34010[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664658[2]

Lake Township is a township in Roseau County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,087 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 58.2 square miles (151 km2); 57.8 square miles (150 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (0.67%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,087 people, 736 households, and 560 families residing in the township. The population density was 36.1 people per square mile (13.9/km²). There were 982 housing units at an average density of 17.0/sq mi (6.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 92.43% White, 0.05% African American, 2.44% Native American, 4.07% Asian, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.10% of the population.

There were 736 households out of which 45.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% 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 3.24.

In the township the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 110.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,034, and the median income for a family was $46,509. Males had a median income of $28,038 versus $24,075 for females. The per capita income of the township was $16,549. About 3.1% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.