Hamden Township, Becker County, Minnesota

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Hamden Township is a township in Becker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 220 as of the 2000 census.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (91.8 km²), of which 34.0 square miles (88.0 km²) is land and 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²) (4.15%) is water.


  • Bay Lake
  • Boe Lake
  • Cravath Lake (north half)
  • Hamden Lake
  • Hoefendahl Lake
  • Larson Lake
  • Pearce Lake
  • Seabold Lake

Adjacent townships


The township contains these two cemeteries: Larson and Saron Lutheran.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 220 people, 81 households, and 61 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.5 people per square mile (2.5/km²). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 2.5/sq mi (1.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.91% White, 1.36% Native American, and 2.73% from two or more races.

There were 81 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 1.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 32.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 129.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 126.4 males.

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