Pillsbury Township, Swift County, Minnesota

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Pillsbury Township, Minnesota
Pillsbury Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Pillsbury Township, Minnesota
Pillsbury Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°11′38″N 95°18′36″W / 45.19389°N 95.31000°W / 45.19389; -95.31000Coordinates: 45°11′38″N 95°18′36″W / 45.19389°N 95.31000°W / 45.19389; -95.31000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Swift
 • Total 34.9 sq mi (90.3 km2)
 • Land 34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 306
 • Density 8.8/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-50920[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665298[2]

Pillsbury Township is a township in Swift County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 306 at the 2000 census.

Pillsbury Township was organized in 1876, and named for John S. Pillsbury, 8th Governor of Minnesota.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.9 square miles (90.3 km²); 34.8 square miles (90.2 km²) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) (0.09%) is water.


At the 2000 census,[1] there were 306 people, 101 households and 84 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.8 per square mile (3.4/km²). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 3.0/sq mi (1.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.08% White, 0.65% Native American, 3.27% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.27% of the population.

There were 101 households of which 40.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.2% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.8% were non-families. 16.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.43.

34.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 115.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.2 males.

The median household income was $43,125 and the median family income was $44,375. Males had a median income of $26,932 compared with $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,021. About 4.7% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.8% of those sixty five 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. 541.