Marion Township, Olmsted County, Minnesota

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Marion Township, Minnesota
Marion Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Marion Township, Minnesota
Marion Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°58′40″N 92°23′14″W / 43.97778°N 92.38722°W / 43.97778; -92.38722Coordinates: 43°58′40″N 92°23′14″W / 43.97778°N 92.38722°W / 43.97778; -92.38722
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Olmsted
 • Total 33.6 sq mi (87.1 km2)
 • Land 33.6 sq mi (87.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,102 ft (336 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,159
 • Density 183.2/sq mi (70.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-40616[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664916[2]

Marion Township is a township in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 6,159 at the 2000 census.

Marion Township was organized in 1858.[3] On January 1, 2008, it was annexed into Rochester.[citation needed]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.6 square miles (87.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,159 people, 2,205 households, and 1,744 families residing in the township. The population density was 183.2 people per square mile (70.8/km²). There were 2,244 housing units at an average density of 66.8/sq mi (25.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.45% White, 1.40% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.70% of the population.

There were 2,205 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $61,470, and the median income for a family was $66,917. Males had a median income of $38,176 versus $29,867 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,441. About 0.5% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.7% of those under age 18 and 2.6% 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. 387.