Moranville Township, Roseau County, Minnesota

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Moranville Township, Minnesota
Moranville Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Moranville Township, Minnesota
Moranville Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°51′28″N 95°17′0″W / 48.85778°N 95.28333°W / 48.85778; -95.28333Coordinates: 48°51′28″N 95°17′0″W / 48.85778°N 95.28333°W / 48.85778; -95.28333
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Roseau
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land 35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,106 ft (337 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 940
 • Density 26.5/sq mi (10.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 27-44080[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665031[2]

Moranville Township is a township in Roseau County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 940 at the 2000 census.

Moranville Township was named for Patrick W. Moran, a pioneer settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (91.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 940 people, 303 households, and 257 families residing in the township. The population density was 26.5 people per square mile (10.2/km²). There were 326 housing units at an average density of 9.2/sq mi (3.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.87% White, 1.28% Native American, 0.11% Asian, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 303 households out of which 50.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 13.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the township the population was spread out with 35.9% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,094, and the median income for a family was $46,071. Males had a median income of $29,464 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,975. About 6.7% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 22.7% 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. 473.