White Oak Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota

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White Oak Township, Minnesota
Township
White Oak Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
White Oak Township, Minnesota
White Oak Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°56′30″N 94°43′54″W / 46.94167°N 94.73167°W / 46.94167; -94.73167Coordinates: 46°56′30″N 94°43′54″W / 46.94167°N 94.73167°W / 46.94167; -94.73167
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hubbard
Area
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Land 34.4 sq mi (89.1 km2)
 • Water 2.1 sq mi (5.3 km2)
Elevation 1,463 ft (446 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 359
 • Density 10.4/sq mi (4.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-70114[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665989[2]

White Oak Township is a township in Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 359 at the 2000 census.

White Oak Township was named for the abundance of white oak in the area.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (94.4 km²), of which 34.4 square miles (89.1 km²) of it is land and 2.1 square miles (5.3 km²) of it (5.65%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 359 people, 156 households, and 102 families residing in the township. The population density was 10.4 people per square mile (4.0/km²). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 9.8/sq mi (3.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.44% White, 0.28% Native American, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 156 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 112.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,396, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $18,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,221. About 3.1% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 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. 245.