Pine Lake Township, Pine County, Minnesota

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Pine Lake Township, Minnesota
Pine Lake Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Pine Lake Township, Minnesota
Pine Lake Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°12′10″N 92°59′35″W / 46.20278°N 92.99306°W / 46.20278; -92.99306Coordinates: 46°12′10″N 92°59′35″W / 46.20278°N 92.99306°W / 46.20278; -92.99306
CountryUnited States
 • Total35.1 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Land33.1 sq mi (85.7 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5.1 km2)
1,106 ft (337 m)
 • Total576
 • Density17.4/sq mi (6.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)320
FIPS code27-51226[1]
GNIS feature ID0665308[2]

Pine Lake Township is a township in Pine County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 576 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.1 square miles (90.8 km²), of which 33.1 square miles (85.8 km²) is land and 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²) (5.59%) is water.


At the 2000 census there were 576 people in 238 households, including 170 families, in the township. The population density was 17.4 people per square mile (6.7/km²). There were 479 housing units at an average density of 14.5/sq mi (5.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.92% White, 0.17% African American, 1.04% Native American, 0.69% Asian, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69%.[1]

Of the 238 households 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 24.4% of households were one person and 10.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.81.

The age distribution was 24.1% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% 65 or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 121.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.1 males.

The median household income was $41,094 and the median family income was $46,375. Males had a median income of $39,167 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,903. About 9.3% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.


  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.