Nevis Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota

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Nevis Township, Minnesota
Nevis Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Nevis Township, Minnesota
Nevis Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°56′44″N 94°51′29″W / 46.94556°N 94.85806°W / 46.94556; -94.85806Coordinates: 46°56′44″N 94°51′29″W / 46.94556°N 94.85806°W / 46.94556; -94.85806
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hubbard
 • Total 33.5 sq mi (86.7 km2)
 • Land 27.8 sq mi (71.9 km2)
 • Water 5.7 sq mi (14.8 km2)
Elevation 1,440 ft (439 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 875
 • Density 31.5/sq mi (12.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56467
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-45358[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665086[2]

Nevis Township is a township in Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 875 at the 2000 census.

Nevis Township may be named after Ben Nevis, in Scotland.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.5 square miles (86.7 km²), of which 27.8 square miles (71.9 km²) of it is land and 5.7 square miles (14.8 km²) of it (17.08%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 875 people, 368 households, and 277 families residing in the township. The population density was 31.5 people per square mile (12.2/km²). There were 828 housing units at an average density of 29.8/sq mi (11.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.60% White, 0.57% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.69% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 368 households out of which 23.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.69.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 33.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,804, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $29,000 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,315. About 2.6% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 3.0% 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. 244.