Elmo Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota

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Elmo Township is a township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 344 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.8 square miles (95.3 km²), of which, 36.3 square miles (94.1 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (1.28%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 344 people, 132 households, and 100 families residing in the township. The population density was 9.5 people per square mile (3.7/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 4.4/sq mi (1.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.84% White, 0.29% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.

There were 132 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 119.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $35,313. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $25,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,554. About 10.5% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 21.4% of those age 65 or over.

References

Battle Lake | Bluffton | Clitherall | Dalton | Deer Creek | Dent | Elizabeth | Erhard | Fergus Falls | Henning | New York Mills | Ottertail | Parkers Prairie | Pelican Rapids | Perham | Richville | Rothsay‡ | Underwood | Urbank | Vergas | Vining | Wadena

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