Schoolcraft Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota

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Schoolcraft Township, Minnesota
Township
Schoolcraft Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Schoolcraft Township, Minnesota
Schoolcraft Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°17′0″N 94°58′37″W / 47.28333°N 94.97694°W / 47.28333; -94.97694Coordinates: 47°17′0″N 94°58′37″W / 47.28333°N 94.97694°W / 47.28333; -94.97694
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hubbard
Area
 • Total 35.3 sq mi (91.5 km2)
 • Land 34.5 sq mi (89.4 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation 1,371 ft (418 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 106
 • Density 3.1/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-58972[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665567[2]

Schoolcraft Township is a township in Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 106 at the 2000 census.

Schoolcraft Township took its name from the Schoolcraft River.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91.5 km²), of which 34.5 square miles (89.4 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) of it (2.32%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 106 people, 39 households, and 32 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.1 people per square mile (1.2/km²). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 2.0/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.17% White, 1.89% Asian, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 39 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.9% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.4% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 112.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $43,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,103. There were 11.8% of families and 17.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 33.3% of under eighteens and none 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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 245.