Sciota Township, Dakota County, Minnesota
|Sciota Township, Minnesota|
|• Total||15.0 sq mi (38.7 km2)|
|• Land||15.0 sq mi (38.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||886 ft (270 m)|
|• Density||19.1/sq mi (7.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0665569|
Sciota Township was organized in 1858, and named after a place in Ohio.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 15.0 square miles (38.7 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 285 people, 92 households, and 75 families residing in the township. The population density was 19.1 people per square mile (7.4/km²). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 6.2/sq mi (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.54% White, 0.70% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 1.40% from other races.
There were 92 households out of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.3% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 9.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.38.
In the township the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.4 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $63,125, and the median income for a family was $66,750. Males had a median income of $45,536 versus $27,292 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,181. About 6.0% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 24.0% of those sixty five or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 167.