Midway Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota

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Midway Township is a township in St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,479 at the 2000 census.

Midway Road, Becks Road, and I-35 are three of the main arterial routes in the township.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.0 square miles (46.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,479 people, 495 households, and 386 families residing in the township. The population density was 82.1 people per square mile (31.7/km²). There were 509 housing units at an average density of 28.3/sq mi (10.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.28% White, 2.43% Native American, 0.20% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population. 15.8% were of German, 15.3% Swedish, 14.9% Norwegian, 10.6% Finnish, 7.4% Polish, 6.3% Irish and 5.1% French ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 495 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,411, and the median income for a family was $47,614. Males had a median income of $39,554 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,487. About 3.4% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.

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