Springdale Township, Redwood County, Minnesota

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Springdale Township, Minnesota
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Cities and townships of Redwood County
Coordinates: 44°13′52″N 95°31′32″W / 44.23111°N 95.52556°W / 44.23111; -95.52556Coordinates: 44°13′52″N 95°31′32″W / 44.23111°N 95.52556°W / 44.23111; -95.52556
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Redwood
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Land 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,240 ft (378 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 215
 • Density 6.0/sq mi (2.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-61798[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665669[2]

Springdale Township is one of the twenty-six townships of Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 215 at the 2000 census.

Springdale Township was organized in 1873, and named for the various springs and dales within its borders.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (92.9 km²); 35.8 square miles (92.7 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.14%) is water.

Part of the city of Walnut Grove is located in Springdale Township.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 215 people, 77 households, and 64 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.0 people per square mile (2.3/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 2.5/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.60% White and 1.40% Asian.

There were 77 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.9% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.6% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,958, and the median income for a family was $42,813. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $15,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,001. None of the families and 0.5% of the population were living below the poverty line.


  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. 452.