Round Prairie Township, Todd County, Minnesota

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Round Prairie Township, Minnesota
Round Prairie Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Round Prairie Township, Minnesota
Round Prairie Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°53′17″N 94°49′32″W / 45.88806°N 94.82556°W / 45.88806; -94.82556Coordinates: 45°53′17″N 94°49′32″W / 45.88806°N 94.82556°W / 45.88806; -94.82556
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Todd
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 35.1 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Water 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
Elevation 1,322 ft (403 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 692
 • Density 19.7/sq mi (7.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-56122[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665481[2]

Round Prairie Township is a township in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 692 at the 2000 census.

Round Prairie Township was named for a large prairie within its borders.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.3 km²); 35.1 square miles (90.8 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it (2.66%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 692 people, 230 households, and 181 families residing in the township. The population density was 19.7 people per square mile (7.6/km²). There were 259 housing units at an average density of 7.4/sq mi (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.13% White, and 0.87% from two or more races.

There were 230 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.9% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.45.

In the township the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 107.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,694, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $25,741 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,422. About 16.0% of families and 17.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.7% of those under age 18 and 26.6% 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 (2001). Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia, Third Edition. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 592.