Lakewood Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota

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Lakewood Township is a township in St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,013 as recorded in the 2000 census.

Jean Duluth Road, West Tischer Road, North Tischer Road, and Lakewood Road are four of the main arterial routes in the township.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.8 square miles (71.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,013 people, 710 households, and 553 families residing in the township. The population density was 72.5 people per square mile (28.0/km²). There were 735 housing units at an average density of 26.5/sq mi (10.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.81% White, 0.35% African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 710 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 105.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $51,700, and the median income for a family was $56,833. Males had a median income of $40,329 versus $27,222 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,086. About 3.5% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.7% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

See also


Aurora | Babbitt | Biwabik | Brookston | Buhl | Chisholm | Cook | Duluth | Ely | Eveleth | Floodwood | Gilbert | Hermantown | Hibbing | Hoyt Lakes | Iron Junction | Kinney | Leonidas | McKinley | Meadowlands | Mountain Iron | Orr | Proctor | Tower | Virginia | Winton

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