Holst Township, Clearwater County, Minnesota

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Holst Township is a township in Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 316 at the 2000 census. Holst Township was named after a Norwegian pioneer farmer, H. J. Hoist, who from 1904 to 1908 served as the county sheriff.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles (92.2 km²), of which, 35.1 square miles (91.0 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (1.35%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 316 people, 130 households, and 92 families residing in the township. The population density was 9.0 people per square mile (3.5/km²). There were 151 housing units at an average density of 4.3/sq mi (1.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.37% White and 0.63% Native American.

There were 130 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 116.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,313, and the median income for a family was $41,125. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $19,643 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,427. About 2.5% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.


Bagley | Clearbrook | Gonvick | Leonard | Shevlin

Bear Creek | Clover | Copley | Dudley | Eddy | Falk | Greenwood | Hangaard | Holst | Itasca | La Prairie | Leon | Minerva | Moose Creek | Nora | Pine Lake | Popple | Rice | Shevlin | Sinclair | Winsor

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