Sinnott Township, Marshall County, Minnesota

Sinnott Township, Minnesota
Sinnott Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Sinnott Township, Minnesota
Sinnott Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Sinnott Township, Minnesota is located in the United States
Sinnott Township, Minnesota
Sinnott Township, Minnesota
Sinnott Township, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 48°30′25″N 96°51′24″W / 48.50694°N 96.85667°W / 48.50694; -96.85667
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.2 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Land36.2 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
840 ft (256 m)
 • Total52
 • Density1.4/sq mi (0.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-60520[1]
GNIS feature ID0665620[2]

Sinnott Township is a township in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 52 at the 2000 census.

Sinnott Township was organized in 1883, and named for J. P. and P. J. Sinnott, early settlers.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.7 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 52 people, 25 households, and 16 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.4 people per square mile (0.6/km2). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 0.7/sq mi (0.3/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 25 households, out of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.56.

In the township the population was spread out, with 15.4% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 32.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females, there were 126.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 131.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $25,625. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,459. There were 9.5% of families and 14.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 50.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 330.