Walworth Township, Becker County, Minnesota

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Walworth Township, Minnesota
Walworth Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Walworth Township, Minnesota
Walworth Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Walworth Township, Minnesota is located in the United States
Walworth Township, Minnesota
Walworth Township, Minnesota
Walworth Township, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 47°7′12″N 96°8′28″W / 47.12000°N 96.14111°W / 47.12000; -96.14111Coordinates: 47°7′12″N 96°8′28″W / 47.12000°N 96.14111°W / 47.12000; -96.14111
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyBecker
Area
 • Total36.3 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Land36.1 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation
1,198 ft (365 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total88
 • Density2.4/sq mi (0.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-67954[1]
GNIS feature ID0665908[2]

Walworth Township is a township in Becker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 88 at the 2000 census.[3]

History[edit]

Walworth Township was organized in 1883.[4] It was named after Walworth County, Wisconsin.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (93.9 km2), of which 36.1 square miles (93.6 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2) (0.36%) is water.

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Walworth Baptist Cemetery.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2000 census,[1] there were 88 people, 38 households and 27 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.4 per square mile (0.9/km2). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 1.2/sq mi (0.4/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.86% White, and 1.14% from two or more races.

There were 38 households, of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.78.

19.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 19.3% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 28.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females, there were 125.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 136.7 males.

The median household income was $34,167 and the median family income was $44,375. Males had a median income of $15,625 and females $15,417. The per capita income was $18,440. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 January 2008.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 January 2008.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved 2008-12-30.
  4. ^ a b Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 31.