Mary Township, Norman County, Minnesota

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Mary Township, Minnesota
Mary Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Mary Township, Minnesota
Mary Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°11′37″N 96°37′52″W / 47.19361°N 96.63111°W / 47.19361; -96.63111Coordinates: 47°11′37″N 96°37′52″W / 47.19361°N 96.63111°W / 47.19361; -96.63111
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Norman
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land 35.4 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 886 ft (270 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 102
 • Density 2.9/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-40868[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664925[2]

Mary Township is a township in Norman County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 102 at the 2000 census.

Mary Township was organized in about 1880, and named for Mary Thomas, the wife of a pioneer.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 102 people, 39 households, and 29 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.9 people per square mile (1.1/km²). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 1.2/sq mi (0.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.12% White, 5.88% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.88% of the population.

There were 39 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.9% were married couples living together, and 23.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,214, and the median income for a family was $44,000. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $21,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,836. There were 5.3% of families and 9.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 14.3% of under eighteens and 9.5% of those over 64.


  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. 383.