Stokes Township, Itasca County, Minnesota

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Stokes Township, Minnesota
Stokes Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Stokes Township, Minnesota
Stokes Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°40′49″N 93°42′11″W / 47.68028°N 93.70306°W / 47.68028; -93.70306Coordinates: 47°40′49″N 93°42′11″W / 47.68028°N 93.70306°W / 47.68028; -93.70306
CountryUnited States
 • Total57.3 sq mi (148.5 km2)
 • Land52.5 sq mi (136.1 km2)
 • Water4.8 sq mi (12.5 km2)
1,309 ft (399 m)
 • Total230
 • Density4.0/sq mi (1.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-62914[1]
GNIS feature ID0665715[2]

Stokes Township is a township in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 230 at the 2010 census.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 57.3 square miles (148.5 km²), of which 52.5 square miles (136.1 km²) is land and 4.8 square miles (12.5 km²), or 8.39%, is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 259 people, 103 households, and 77 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.9 people per square mile (1.9/km²). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 5.2/sq mi (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.46% White, 0.39% African American, 0.39% Native American, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 103 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 24.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $42,813. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $33,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,444. About 5.2% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.8% of those sixty five 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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Stokes township, Itasca County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 10, 2012.