Norman Township, Pine County, Minnesota

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Norman Township, Minnesota
Norman Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Norman Township, Minnesota
Norman Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°18′26″N 92°44′37″W / 46.30722°N 92.74361°W / 46.30722; -92.74361Coordinates: 46°18′26″N 92°44′37″W / 46.30722°N 92.74361°W / 46.30722; -92.74361
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyPine
Area
 • Total35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Land35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation
1,109 ft (338 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total247
 • Density6.9/sq mi (2.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55795
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-46618[1]
GNIS feature ID0665138[2]

Norman Township is a township in Pine County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 247 at the 2000 census.

Norman Township was named for the Norwegians, or Normans, who settled in this area.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93.0 km²), of which 35.7 square miles (92.4 km²) is land and 0.2 square mile (0.5 km²) (0.56%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 247 people in 107 households, including 71 families, in the township. The population density was 6.9 people per square mile (2.7/km²). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 5.5/sq mi (2.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.52% White, 2.02% African American, 4.05% Native American and 0.40% Pacific Islander.[1] Of the 107 households 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 27.1% of households were one person and 12.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.83.

The age distribution was 18.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% 65 or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.2 males.

The median household income was $29,583 and the median family income was $36,667. Males had a median income of $40,357 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,698. About 10.5% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.9% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. 413.