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Grass Lake Township, Kanabec County, Minnesota

Grass Lake Township, Minnesota
Township
Grass Lake Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Grass Lake Township, Minnesota
Grass Lake Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Kanabec
Area
 • Total 34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Land 34.6 sq mi (89.5 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 955 ft (291 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 928
 • Density 26.8/sq mi (10.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-25406[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664330[2]

Grass Lake Township is a township in Kanabec County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 928 at the 2000 census.

This township took its name from Grass Lake.[3]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.8 square miles (90 km2), of which 34.6 square miles (90 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (0.77%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 928 people, 340 households, and 263 families residing in the township. The population density was 26.8 people per square mile (10.4/km²). There were 357 housing units at an average density of 10.3/sq mi (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.41% White, 0.32% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.11% Asian, and 1.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.

There were 340 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 18.5% 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 2.73 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 111.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,083, and the median income for a family was $42,708. Males had a median income of $32,589 versus $21,364 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,110. About 2.3% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.

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