Long Lake Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota

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Long Lake Township
Long Lake Township is located in Minnesota
Long Lake Township
Long Lake Township
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°16′53″N 94°7′35″W / 46.28139°N 94.12639°W / 46.28139; -94.12639Coordinates: 46°16′53″N 94°7′35″W / 46.28139°N 94.12639°W / 46.28139; -94.12639
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyCrow Wing
Area
 • Total36.4 sq mi (94.3 km2)
 • Land34.2 sq mi (88.5 km2)
 • Water2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
Elevation
1,263 ft (385 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,025
 • Density30.0/sq mi (11.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-37988[1]
GNIS feature ID0664817[2]

Long Lake Township is a township in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,025 at the 2000 census.

Long Lake is the English translation of the Ojibwe language name of the township's namesake lake.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.4 square miles (94.3 km²), of which 34.2 square miles (88.5 km²) of it is land and 2.2 square miles (5.8 km²) of it (6.15%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,025 people, 395 households, and 314 families residing in the township. The population density was 30.0 people per square mile (11.6/km²). There were 546 housing units at an average density of 16.0/sq mi (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.54% White, 0.59% Native American, 0.10% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population.

There were 395 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,297, and the median income for a family was $50,208. Males had a median income of $35,313 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,136. About 3.2% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 1.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 158.