Fossum Township, Norman County, Minnesota

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Fossum Township is a township in Norman County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 187 at the 2000 census. It is the 6th smallest township in Minnesota, and the 17th smallest township in the Great Lake Region, not including Canada.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.3 km²), of which, 36.0 square miles (93.3 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 187 people, 75 households, and 62 families residing in the township. The population density was 5.2 people per square mile (2.0/km²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 2.3/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 91.98% White, 0.53% African American, 4.81% Native American, 2.14% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.74% of the population.

There were 75 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $44,063. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,214. About 3.6% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


Ada | Borup | Gary | Halstad | Hendrum | Perley | Shelly | Twin Valley

Anthony | Bear Park | Flom | Fossum | Good Hope | Green Meadow | Halstad | Hegne | Hendrum | Home Lake | Lake Ida | Lee | Lockhart | Mary | McDonaldsville | Pleasant View | Rockwell | Shelly | Spring Creek | Strand | Sundal | Waukon | Wild Rice | Winchester

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