Spruce Grove Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota

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Spruce Grove Township, Minnesota
Spruce Grove Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Spruce Grove Township, Minnesota
Spruce Grove Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°18′51″N 95°24′42″W / 48.31417°N 95.41167°W / 48.31417; -95.41167Coordinates: 48°18′51″N 95°24′42″W / 48.31417°N 95.41167°W / 48.31417; -95.41167
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Beltrami
 • Total 34.6 sq mi (89.6 km2)
 • Land 34.6 sq mi (89.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,217 ft (371 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 63
 • Density 1.8/sq mi (0.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-62230[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665686[2]

Spruce Grove Township is a township in Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 63 at the 2000 census.

Spruce Grove Township was named for groves of spruce contained within this region of the state.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.6 square miles (89.6 km²), all of it land.

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Sundberg Cemetery.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 63 people, 22 households, and 17 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.8 people per square mile (0.7/km²). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 1.1/sq mi (0.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 22 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples living together, and 22.7% were non-families. 22.7% 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 2.86 and the average family size was 3.41.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 117.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $28,333, and the median income for a family was $30,417. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $10,498. There were no families and 8.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  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. 40.