- Elmer Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota
official_name = Elmer Township, Minnesota
settlement_type = Township
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Minnesota
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 105.4
area_land_km2 = 105.1
area_water_km2 = 0.3
area_total_sq_mi = 40.7
area_land_sq_mi = 40.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 165
population_density_km2 = 1.6
population_density_sq_mi = 4.1
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 390
elevation_ft = 1280
latd = 47 |latm = 4 |lats = 35 |latNS = N
longd = 92 |longm = 49 |longs = 0 |longEW = W
Elmer Township is a township in St. Louis County,
Minnesota, United States. The population was 165 at the 2000 census.
County Highway 5 and County Highway 133 are two of the main arterial routes in the township.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 40.7 square miles (105.4 km²), of which, 40.6 square miles (105.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.32%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 165 people, 59 households, and 47 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 4.1 people per square mile (1.6/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 1.6/sq mi (0.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.
There were 59 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the township the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $42,344, and the median income for a family was $43,250. Males had a median income of $32,917 versus $10,417 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $17,418. About 20.8% of families and 19.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 23.8% of those sixty five or over.
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