Moland Township, Clay County, Minnesota

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Moland Township, Minnesota
Moland Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Moland Township, Minnesota
Moland Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°55′39″N 96°36′1″W / 46.92750°N 96.60028°W / 46.92750; -96.60028Coordinates: 46°55′39″N 96°36′1″W / 46.92750°N 96.60028°W / 46.92750; -96.60028
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Clay
 • Total 35.1 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 340
 • Density 9.7/sq mi (3.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-43576[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665006[2]

Moland Township is a township in Clay County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 340 at the 2000 census.

Moland Township was named for early settlers of Norwegian descent.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.1 square miles (91.0 km²), of which, 35.1 square miles (91.0 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 340 people, 124 households, and 91 families residing in the township. The population density was 9.7 people per square mile (3.7/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 3.7/sq mi (1.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.12% White, 0.59% Asian, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.47% of the population.

There were 124 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the township the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 108.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $52,083, and the median income for a family was $57,188. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,200. About 2.1% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and none 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. 117.