New Independence Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota

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New Independence Township is a township in St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 272 at the 2000 census.

U.S. Highway 53 and Minnesota Highway 33 are two of the main arterial routes in the township.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92.6 km²), of which, 34.8 square miles (90.2 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²) of it (2.55%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 272 people, 106 households, and 80 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.8 people per square mile (3.0/km²). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 3.9/sq mi (1.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.43% White, 0.74% Native American, 0.37% Asian, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.94% of the population.

There were 106 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 119.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,625, and the median income for a family was $56,875. Males had a median income of $42,500 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,738. About 2.4% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 13.5% of those sixty five 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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