Trout Lake Township, Itasca County, Minnesota

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Trout Lake Township, Minnesota
Trout Lake Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Trout Lake Township, Minnesota
Trout Lake Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°14′0″N 93°22′27″W / 47.23333°N 93.37417°W / 47.23333; -93.37417Coordinates: 47°14′0″N 93°22′27″W / 47.23333°N 93.37417°W / 47.23333; -93.37417
CountryUnited States
 • Total34.7 sq mi (89.8 km2)
 • Land30.5 sq mi (79.1 km2)
 • Water4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
1,289 ft (393 m)
 • Total1,087
 • Density31/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-65596[1]
GNIS feature ID0665811[2]

Trout Lake Township is a township in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,087 at the 2010 census.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.7 square miles (89.8 km²), of which 30.5 square miles (79.1 km²) is land and 4.1 square miles (10.7 km²), or 11.91%, is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 951 people, 361 households, and 280 families residing in the township. The population density was 31.1 people per square mile (12.0/km²). There were 427 housing units at an average density of 14.0/sq mi (5.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.00% White, 1.37% Native American, 0.11% Asian, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 361 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% 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 108.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,750, and the median income for a family was $51,771. Males had a median income of $40,048 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,046. About 5.7% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 7.2% 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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Trout Lake township, Itasca County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 10, 2012.

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