Deer Township, Roseau County, Minnesota

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Deer Township, Minnesota
Deer Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Deer Township, Minnesota
Deer Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Deer Township, Minnesota is located in the United States
Deer Township, Minnesota
Deer Township, Minnesota
Deer Township, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 48°34′51″N 96°10′53″W / 48.58083°N 96.18139°W / 48.58083; -96.18139Coordinates: 48°34′51″N 96°10′53″W / 48.58083°N 96.18139°W / 48.58083; -96.18139
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRoseau
Area
 • Total36.1 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land36.1 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,102 ft (336 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total92
 • Density2.5/sq mi (1.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-15166[1]
GNIS feature ID0663940[2]

Deer Township is a township in Roseau County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 92 at the 2000 census.

Deer Township was named for the fact deer were commonly hunted there.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 92 people, 38 households, and 28 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.5 people per square mile (1.0/km2). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 1.5/sq mi (0.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.83% White, 1.09% Asian, and 1.09% from two or more races.

There were 38 households, out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the township the population was spread out, with 21.7% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 18.5% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 114.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $26,071 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,301. There were no families and 2.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. 471.