Stanchfield Township, Isanti County, Minnesota

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Stanchfield Township, Minnesota
Stanchfield Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Stanchfield Township, Minnesota
Stanchfield Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°41′9″N 93°11′44″W / 45.68583°N 93.19556°W / 45.68583; -93.19556Coordinates: 45°41′9″N 93°11′44″W / 45.68583°N 93.19556°W / 45.68583; -93.19556
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Isanti
 • Total 34.6 sq mi (89.7 km2)
 • Land 33.8 sq mi (87.6 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,120
 • Density 33.1/sq mi (12.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55080
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-62347[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665692[2]

Stanchfield Township is a township in Isanti County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,120 at the 2000 census.

Stanchfield Creek was named for Daniel Stanchfield, an explorer of the area and afterward state politician.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.6 square miles (89.7 km²), of which 33.8 square miles (87.5 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) of it (2.34%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 1,209 people, 442 households, and 326 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.1 people per square mile (12.8/km²). There were 479 housing units at an average density of 12.6/sq mi (4.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.9% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.7% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 442 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.1 years. For every 100 females there were 108.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $66,719, and the median income for a family was $82,222. Males had a median income of $52,292 versus $39,844 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,007. About 4.2% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.2% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.


  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. 250.