Moose Park Township, Itasca County, Minnesota

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Moose Park Township, Minnesota
Moose Park Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Moose Park Township, Minnesota
Moose Park Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°42′6″N 94°21′49″W / 47.70167°N 94.36361°W / 47.70167; -94.36361Coordinates: 47°42′6″N 94°21′49″W / 47.70167°N 94.36361°W / 47.70167; -94.36361
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyItasca
Area
 • Total36.6 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Land36.5 sq mi (94.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
1,447 ft (441 m)
Population
 • Total68
 • Density1.9/sq mi (0.72/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-44008[1]
GNIS feature ID0665027[2]

Moose Park Township is a township in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 68 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.6 square miles (94.7 km²), of which 36.5 square miles (94.6 km²) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²), or 0.14%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 80 people, 29 households, and 20 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.2 people per square mile (0.8/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 1.2/sq mi (0.5/km²). Everybody in the town is white.

There were 29 households out of which nine have children under the age of 18 living with them, eighteen are married couples living together, three have a female householder with no husband present, and eight are non-families. Six of the town's households are made up of individuals and three have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with twenty-two under the age of 18, eight from 18 to 24, fifteen from 25 to 44, twenty-two from 45 to 64, and thirteen who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. In the town, there are forty-three males (of whom thirty are age 18 or over) and thirty-seven females (of whom twenty-eight are age 18 or over).

The median income for a household in the township was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $36,667 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,434. There were 22.2% of families and 16.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 52.6% of those over 64.

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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Moose Park township, Itasca County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 10, 2012.