Richardville Township, Kittson County, Minnesota

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Richardville Township, Minnesota
Richardville Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Richardville Township, Minnesota
Richardville Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°56′29″N 96°52′31″W / 48.94139°N 96.87528°W / 48.94139; -96.87528Coordinates: 48°56′29″N 96°52′31″W / 48.94139°N 96.87528°W / 48.94139; -96.87528
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Kittson
 • Total 45.3 sq mi (117.3 km2)
 • Land 45.2 sq mi (117.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 110
 • Density 2.4/sq mi (0.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-54196[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665412[2]

Richardville Township is a township in Kittson County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 110 at the 2000 census.

Richardville Township was organized in 1895, and named for George Richards, a pioneer settler.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 45.3 square miles (117.3 km²), of which 45.2 square miles (117.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.11%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 110 people, 43 households, and 30 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.4 people per square mile (0.9/km²). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 1.2/sq mi (0.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 43 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, and 30.2% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 120.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,813, and the median income for a family was $38,594. Males had a median income of $20,000 versus $17,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,892. There were 9.1% of families and 5.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 3.2% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  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. 279.