Midway Township, Cottonwood County, Minnesota
|Midway Township, Minnesota|
|• Total||34.6 sq mi (89.7 km2)|
|• Land||34.3 sq mi (88.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)|
|Elevation||1,250 ft (381 m)|
|• Density||6.3/sq mi (2.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0664967|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.6 square miles (90 km2), of which 34.3 square miles (89 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), or 1.04%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 297 people, 105 households, and 87 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.7 people per square mile (3.3/km²). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 3.3/sq mi (1.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.95% White, 1.68% Asian, 2.36% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.02% of the population. 75.9% were of German and 8.9% Norwegian ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 105 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.1% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.14.
In the township the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $39,875. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $16,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,818. About 1.9% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.
Midway Township is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Midway Township is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22B, represented by Republican Rod Hamilton.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Midway township, Cottonwood County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
- Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 151.