Winnebago City Township, Faribault County, Minnesota

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Winnebago City Township, Minnesota
Winnebago City Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Winnebago City Township, Minnesota
Winnebago City Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°47′11″N 94°11′45″W / 43.78639°N 94.19583°W / 43.78639; -94.19583Coordinates: 43°47′11″N 94°11′45″W / 43.78639°N 94.19583°W / 43.78639; -94.19583
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Faribault
 • Total 34.5 sq mi (89.3 km2)
 • Land 34.4 sq mi (89.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,073 ft (327 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 221
 • Density 6.4/sq mi (2.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-70978[1]
GNIS feature ID 0666023[2]

Winnebago City Township is a township in Faribault County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 221 at the 2000 census.

Winnebago City Township was organized in 1858, and named after its largest settlement, Winnebago, Minnesota.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.5 square miles (89.3 km²), of which 34.4 square miles (89.2 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.12%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 221 people, 80 households, and 63 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.4 people per square mile (2.5/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 2.8/sq mi (1.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.10% White, 0.45% Asian, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 80 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 112.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $48,333. Males had a median income of $29,464 versus $17,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,458. About 7.6% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.0% 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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 188.