Maxwell Township, Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota

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Maxwell Township, Minnesota
Township
Maxwell Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Maxwell Township, Minnesota
Maxwell Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°51′12″N 96°2′31″W / 44.85333°N 96.04194°W / 44.85333; -96.04194Coordinates: 44°51′12″N 96°2′31″W / 44.85333°N 96.04194°W / 44.85333; -96.04194
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lac qui Parle
Area
 • Total 36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 206
 • Density 5.7/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-41084[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664930[2]

Maxwell Township is a township in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 206 at the 2000 census.

Maxwell Township was organized in 1878, and named for Joseph Henry Maxwell, an early settler.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94.0 km²), of which 36.2 square miles (93.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.19%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 206 people, 76 households, and 56 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.7 people per square mile (2.2/km²). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 2.3/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 76 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.7% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the township the population was spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,161. About 5.2% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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. 291.