Tamarac Township, Marshall County, Minnesota

Tamarac Township, Minnesota
Tamarac Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Tamarac Township, Minnesota
Tamarac Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Tamarac Township, Minnesota is located in the United States
Tamarac Township, Minnesota
Tamarac Township, Minnesota
Tamarac Township, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 48°24′56″N 96°51′48″W / 48.41556°N 96.86333°W / 48.41556; -96.86333
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyMarshall
Area
 • Total35.3 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 • Land35.3 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
837 ft (255 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total94
 • Density2.7/sq mi (1.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-64138[1]
GNIS feature ID0665759[2]

Tamarac Township is a township in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 94 at the 2000 census.

Tamarac River was organized in 1879, and named for the Tamarac River.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91.4 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 94 people, 35 households, and 26 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.7 people per square mile (1.0/km2). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 1.2/sq mi (0.5/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.94% White and 1.06% African American.

There were 35 households, out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out, with 29.8% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 34.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 113.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $55,000, and the median income for a family was $58,438. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $27,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,411. There were 8.7% of families and 6.9% 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 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.