Cosmos Township, Meeker County, Minnesota

related topics
{township, household, population}
{household, population, female}

Cosmos Township is a township in Meeker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 229 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.1 square miles (90.9 km²), of which, 34.8 square miles (90.0 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (0.97%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 229 people, 93 households, and 69 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.6 people per square mile (2.5/km²). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 2.8/sq mi (1.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.56% White, and 0.44% from two or more races.

There were 93 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 116.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $41,042. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,438. About 9.9% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those sixty five or over.

References

Cedar Mills | Cosmos | Darwin | Dassel | Eden Valley‡ | Grove City | Kingston | Litchfield | Watkins

Acton | Cedar Mills | Collinwood | Cosmos | Danielson | Darwin | Dassel | Ellsworth | Forest City | Forest Prairie | Greenleaf | Harvey | Kingston | Litchfield | Manannah | Swede Grove | Union Grove

Full article ▸

related documents
Red Lake Falls Township, Red Lake County, Minnesota
Odessa Township, Big Stone County, Minnesota
Tara Township, Swift County, Minnesota
Sumpter Township, Michigan
Lee Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota
Freeman Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota
Skelton Township, Carlton County, Minnesota
Haight Township, Michigan
Rose Lake Township, Michigan
Rice Township, Clearwater County, Minnesota
Eagles Nest Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Norman Township, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
Chester Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota
Garfield Township, Newaygo County, Michigan
Somerset Township, Steele County, Minnesota
Aurora Township, Steele County, Minnesota
Partridge Township, Pine County, Minnesota
Lyra Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Kimball Township, Jackson County, Minnesota
Martiny Township, Michigan
Riverton Township, Clay County, Minnesota
Tara Township, Traverse County, Minnesota
Silver Township, Carlton County, Minnesota
Walnut Lake Township, Faribault County, Minnesota
Cameron Township, Murray County, Minnesota
Dassel Township, Meeker County, Minnesota
Locke Township, Michigan
Center Creek Township, Martin County, Minnesota
Vivian Township, Waseca County, Minnesota
Jo Daviess Township, Faribault County, Minnesota