Little Sauk Township, Todd County, Minnesota

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Little Sauk Township, Minnesota
Little Sauk Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Little Sauk Township, Minnesota
Little Sauk Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°53′5″N 94°57′8″W / 45.88472°N 94.95222°W / 45.88472; -94.95222Coordinates: 45°53′5″N 94°57′8″W / 45.88472°N 94.95222°W / 45.88472; -94.95222
CountryUnited States
 • Total35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Land34.2 sq mi (88.6 km2)
 • Water1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
1,352 ft (412 m)
 • Total769
 • Density22.5/sq mi (8.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)320
FIPS code27-37718[1]
GNIS feature ID0664807[2]

Little Sauk Township is a township in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 769 at the 2000 census.

Little Sauk Township was organized in 1870, and named after Little Sauk Lake.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (92.8 km²); 34.2 square miles (88.6 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²) of it (4.49%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 769 people, 247 households, and 185 families residing in the township. The population density was 22.5 people per square mile (8.7/km²). There were 331 housing units at an average density of 9.7/sq mi (3.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.44% White, 1.43% Asian, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.43% of the population.

There were 247 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.46.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 113.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,875, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $29,911 versus $20,268 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,119. About 8.1% of families and 18.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 12.0% 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.