Bluffton Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota

related topics
{township, household, population}
{household, population, female}

Bluffton Township is a township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 474 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.0 square miles (85.4 km²), of which, 33.0 square miles (85.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.09%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 474 people, 168 households, and 131 families residing in the township. The population density was 14.4 people per square mile (5.6/km²). There were 180 housing units at an average density of 5.5/sq mi (2.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.16% White, 0.21% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 168 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.3% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 111.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $45,179, and the median income for a family was $48,611. Males had a median income of $28,897 versus $17,143 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,379. About 5.8% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.

References

Battle Lake | Bluffton | Clitherall | Dalton | Deer Creek | Dent | Elizabeth | Erhard | Fergus Falls | Henning | New York Mills | Ottertail | Parkers Prairie | Pelican Rapids | Perham | Richville | Rothsay‡ | Underwood | Urbank | Vergas | Vining | Wadena

Full article ▸

related documents
Marysville Township, Wright County, Minnesota
Owatonna Township, Steele County, Minnesota
Gorman Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
Delhi Township, Redwood County, Minnesota
Pokegama Township, Pine County, Minnesota
King Township, Polk County, Minnesota
Nicholson Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Grove Lake Township, Pope County, Minnesota
Porter Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania
Swedes Forest Township, Redwood County, Minnesota
Edna Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
North Strabane Township, Pennsylvania
Liberty Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania
Riverdale Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota
Leven Township, Pope County, Minnesota
Wakefield Township, Stearns County, Minnesota
Overfield Township, Pennsylvania
Jefferson Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Norwegian Grove Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
Windham Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
Henderson Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Alango Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Kandota Township, Todd County, Minnesota
Conemaugh Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania
New Dosey Township, Pine County, Minnesota
Corinna Township, Wright County, Minnesota
Oliver Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania
Monticello Township, Wright County, Minnesota
May Township, Washington County, Minnesota
Grand Lake Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota