Madison Township, Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota

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Madison Township, Minnesota
Township
Madison Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Madison Township, Minnesota
Madison Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°1′17″N 96°10′32″W / 45.02139°N 96.17556°W / 45.02139; -96.17556Coordinates: 45°1′17″N 96°10′32″W / 45.02139°N 96.17556°W / 45.02139; -96.17556
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lac qui Parle
Area
 • Total 35.0 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 • Land 34.6 sq mi (89.6 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation 1,070 ft (326 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 251
 • Density 7.3/sq mi (2.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56256
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-39284[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664871[2]

Madison Township is a township in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 251 at the 2000 census.

Madison Township was organized in 1879, and named after Madison, Wisconsin.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.0 square miles (90.5 km²), of which 34.6 square miles (89.6 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) of it (1.06%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 251 people, 93 households, and 71 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.3 people per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 2.7/sq mi (1.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.60% White and 0.40% Asian.

There were 93 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.0% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 126.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $41,607. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,039. None of the families and 3.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.5% of those over 64.

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. ^ Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 290.