Zion Township, Stearns County, Minnesota

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Zion Township is a township in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 388 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (91.8 km²), of which, 35.4 square miles (91.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.06%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 388 people, 125 households, and 103 families residing in the township. The population density was 10.9 people per square mile (4.2/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 3.6/sq mi (1.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.23% White and 0.77% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.55% of the population.

There were 125 households out of which 47.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.2% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 14.4% 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 3.10 and the average family size was 3.45.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 133.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 130.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $45,769, and the median income for a family was $46,750. Males had a median income of $29,063 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,544. About 11.4% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 19.4% of those age 65 or over.


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