Six Mile Grove Township, Swift County, Minnesota

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Six Mile Grove Township, Minnesota
Township
Six Mile Grove Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Six Mile Grove Township, Minnesota
Six Mile Grove Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°17′0″N 95°40′36″W / 45.28333°N 95.67667°W / 45.28333; -95.67667Coordinates: 45°17′0″N 95°40′36″W / 45.28333°N 95.67667°W / 45.28333; -95.67667
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Swift
Area
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Land 35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 171
 • Density 4.8/sq mi (1.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-60592[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665623[2]

Six Mile Grove Township is a township in Swift County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 171 at the 2000 census.

Six Mile Grove Township was organized in 1866, and named from the fact a grove located there stood six miles (9.7 km) from Benson.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.1 km²); 35.9 square miles (93.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.11%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 171 people, 63 households, and 51 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.8 people per square mile (1.8/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 1.8/sq mi (0.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 63 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.8% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.5% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,083, and the median income for a family was $48,125. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,035. None of the families and 0.6% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 5.9% 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. 541.