Falk Township, MN

Falk Township, Clearwater County, Minnesota

Falk Township is a township in Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 261 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (94.6 km²), of which, 36.3 square miles (93.9 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (0.74%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 261 people, 87 households, and 70 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.2 people per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 2.6/sq mi (1.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 70.88% White, 23.37% Native American, and 5.75% from two or more races.

There were 87 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the township the population was spread out with 33.7% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $20,313, and the median income for a family was $22,750. Males had a median income of $21,042 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $9,554. About 31.9% of families and 32.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 54.5% of those sixty five or over.

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