Shotley Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Shotley Township, Minnesota
Shotley Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Shotley Township, Minnesota
Shotley Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°4′35″N 94°38′8″W / 48.07639°N 94.63556°W / 48.07639; -94.63556Coordinates: 48°4′35″N 94°38′8″W / 48.07639°N 94.63556°W / 48.07639; -94.63556
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Beltrami
 • Total 46.8 sq mi (121.2 km2)
 • Land 32.8 sq mi (84.9 km2)
 • Water 14.0 sq mi (36.3 km2)
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 54
 • Density 1.6/sq mi (0.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56650
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-60070[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665605[2]

Shotley Township is a township in Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 54 as of the 2000 census.[3] Shotley Township took its name from Shotley Brook.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 46.8 square miles (121.2 km²), of which 32.8 square miles (84.9 km²) is land and 14.0 square miles (36.3 km²) (29.96%) is water.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


  • Upper Red Lake (east edge)

Adjacent townships[edit]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 54 people, 29 households, and 20 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.6 people per square mile (0.6/km²). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 3.8/sq mi (1.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 29 households out of which 6.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.86 and the average family size was 2.20.

In the township the population was spread out with 5.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 11.1% from 25 to 44, 44.4% from 45 to 64, and 33.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 60 years. For every 100 females there were 116.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 131.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $21,458, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,802. There were 12.5% of families and 9.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.