Randolph Township, Dakota County, Minnesota

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Randolph Township, Minnesota
Randolph Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Randolph Township, Minnesota
Randolph Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°31′17″N 92°57′52″W / 44.52139°N 92.96444°W / 44.52139; -92.96444Coordinates: 44°31′17″N 92°57′52″W / 44.52139°N 92.96444°W / 44.52139; -92.96444
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Dakota
 • Total 10.6 sq mi (27.5 km2)
 • Land 9.4 sq mi (24.4 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 536
 • Density 57.0/sq mi (22.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55065
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-53116[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665377[2]

Randolph Township is a township in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 536 at the 2000 census.

Randolph Township was organized in 1858, and named for John Randolph of Roanoke.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 10.6 square miles (27.5 km²), of which 9.4 square miles (24.4 km²) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²) of it (11.39%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 536 people, 192 households, and 157 families residing in the township. The population density was 57.0 people per square mile (22.0/km²). There were 207 housing units at an average density of 22.0/sq mi (8.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.44% White, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.43% of the population.

There were 192 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $62,222, and the median income for a family was $66,667. Males had a median income of $45,000 versus $26,094 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,277. About 0.6% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 8.2% 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. 166.