Waverly Township, Martin County, Minnesota

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Waverly Township, Minnesota
Township
Waverly Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Waverly Township, Minnesota
Waverly Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°48′5″N 94°33′0″W / 43.80139°N 94.55000°W / 43.80139; -94.55000Coordinates: 43°48′5″N 94°33′0″W / 43.80139°N 94.55000°W / 43.80139; -94.55000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Martin
Area
 • Total 36.8 sq mi (95.3 km2)
 • Land 36.6 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 245
 • Density 6.7/sq mi (2.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-68746[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665940[2]

Waverly Township is a township in Martin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 245 at the 2000 census.

Waverly Township was named after Waverly, New York.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.8 square miles (95.3 km²), of which 36.6 square miles (94.9 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.43%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 245 people, 89 households, and 77 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.7 people per square mile (2.6/km²). There were 97 housing units at an average density of 2.6/sq mi (1.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.59% White, and 0.41% from two or more races.

There were 89 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.7% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.4% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,875, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,161. About 12.3% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  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. 335.