North Hero Township, Redwood County, Minnesota

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North Hero Township, Minnesota
Township
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Coordinates: 44°13′57″N 95°24′3″W / 44.23250°N 95.40083°W / 44.23250; -95.40083Coordinates: 44°13′57″N 95°24′3″W / 44.23250°N 95.40083°W / 44.23250; -95.40083
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Redwood
Area
 • Total 35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 172
 • Density 4.9/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-46996[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665158[2]

North Hero Township is one of the twenty-six townships of Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 172 at the 2000 census.

North Hero Township was organized in 1873, and named after North Hero, Vermont.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.2 square miles (91.1 km²), all of it land.

Two cities are located in North Hero Township: all of Revere and part of Walnut Grove.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 172 people, 68 households, and 55 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.9 people per square mile (1.9/km²). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 2.2/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.84% White and 1.16% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.33% of the population.

There were 68 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.5% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 32.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 115.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,125, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,857. About 16.1% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.9% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 451.