Hancock Township, Carver County, Minnesota

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Hancock Township is a township in Carver County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 367 as of the 2000 census.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 17.9 square miles (46.4 km²), of which 17.7 square miles (45.9 km²) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) (0.95%) is water.


  • Assumption Lake

Adjacent townships


The township contains these two cemeteries: Bovy Family Cemetery and West Union Lutheran Church Cemetery.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 367 people, 121 households, and 97 families residing in the township. The population density was 20.7 people per square mile (8.0/km²). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 7.1/sq mi (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.91% White, 3.27% Asian, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 121 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.6% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.0 males.

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