Saratoga Township, Winona County, Minnesota

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Saratoga Township, Minnesota
Township
Saratoga Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Saratoga Township, Minnesota
Saratoga Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°52′30″N 92°1′18″W / 43.87500°N 92.02167°W / 43.87500; -92.02167Coordinates: 43°52′30″N 92°1′18″W / 43.87500°N 92.02167°W / 43.87500; -92.02167
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Winona
Area
 • Total 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,138 ft (347 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 618
 • Density 17/sq mi (6.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55972
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-58558[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665553[2]

Saratoga Township is a township in Winona County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 618 at the 2010 census.[3]

Saratoga Township was organized in 1858.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 573 people, 174 households, and 148 families residing in the township. The population density was 16.1 people per square mile (6.2/km²). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 5.2/sq mi (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.78% White, 0.35% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.52% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 174 households out of which 45.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.9% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 12.6% 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 3.29 and the average family size was 3.64.

In the township the population was spread out with 38.2% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 116.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,219, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $35,833 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,518. About 10.1% of families and 18.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.1% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Saratoga township, Winona County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 583.