Rogers Township, Cass County, Minnesota

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Rogers Township, Minnesota
Rogers Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Rogers Township, Minnesota
Rogers Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°5′51″N 94°5′39″W / 47.09750°N 94.09417°W / 47.09750; -94.09417Coordinates: 47°5′51″N 94°5′39″W / 47.09750°N 94.09417°W / 47.09750; -94.09417
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyCass
Area
 • Total36.3 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Land30.8 sq mi (79.9 km2)
 • Water5.5 sq mi (14.1 km2)
Elevation
1,312 ft (400 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total43
 • Density1.4/sq mi (0.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-55168[1]
GNIS feature ID0665444[2]

Rogers Township is a township in Cass County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 43 as of the 2000 census.[3] Rogers Township was named for William A. Rogers, an early settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94.0 km²), of which 30.9 square miles (79.9 km²) is land and 5.4 square miles (14.1 km²) (15.01%) is water.

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Boy Lake (east three-quarters)
  • Lomish Lake
  • Lucille Lake
  • Portage Lake
  • Rabbit Lake
  • Skelly Lake (southeast half)
  • Swift Lake
  • Tobique Lake

Adjacent townships[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 43 people, 25 households, and 16 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.4 people per square mile (0.5/km²). There were 210 housing units at an average density of 6.8/sq mi (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.35% White and 4.65% Native American.

There were 25 households out of which 8.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, and 36.0% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.72 and the average family size was 2.13.

In the township the population was spread out with 4.7% under the age of 18, 14.0% from 25 to 44, 55.8% from 45 to 64, and 25.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 60 years. For every 100 females, there were 126.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 127.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,667, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $14,583 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,367. There were 11.8% of families and 11.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 21.7% of those over 64.

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. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder - Rogers Township total population
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 92.