Whited Township, Kanabec County, Minnesota

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Whited Township, Minnesota
Township
Whited Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Whited Township, Minnesota
Whited Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°56′19″N 93°11′41″W / 45.93861°N 93.19472°W / 45.93861; -93.19472Coordinates: 45°56′19″N 93°11′41″W / 45.93861°N 93.19472°W / 45.93861; -93.19472
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Kanabec
Area
 • Total 30.6 sq mi (79.4 km2)
 • Land 30.5 sq mi (78.9 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,053 ft (321 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 808
 • Density 26.5/sq mi (10.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-69988[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665984[2]

Whited Township is a township in Kanabec County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 808 at the 2000 census.

Whited Township was named for Oric Ogilvie Whited, an early landowner.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.6 square miles (79.4 km²), of which 30.5 square miles (78.9 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.55%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 808 people, 300 households, and 233 families residing in the township. The population density was 26.5 people per square mile (10.2/km²). There were 363 housing units at an average density of 11.9/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.90% White, none Black or African American, 0.99% Native American, 0.12% Asian, none are Pacific Islander or from other races, and 0.99% are from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

There were 300 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% 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 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,708, and the median income for a family was $43,594. Males had a median income of $35,156 versus $22,891 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,129. About 4.8% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 5.1% 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. 266.