Cokato Township, Wright County, Minnesota

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Cokato Township is a township in Wright County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,238 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.4 square miles (89.1 km²), of which, 33.0 square miles (85.4 km²) of it is land and 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²) of it (4.10%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,238 people, 319 households, and 262 families residing in the township. The population density was 37.5 people per square mile (14.5/km²). There were 348 housing units at an average density of 10.5/sq mi (4.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.55% White, 0.16% African American, 0.16% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population. 38.9% were of Finnish, 17.4% German, 15.0% Swedish, 8.4% Norwegian and 6.3% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 319 households out of which 49.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.5% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.88 and the average family size was 4.38.

In the township the population was spread out with 43.2% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 110.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,139, and the median income for a family was $56,250. Males had a median income of $35,938 versus $21,776 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,863. About 2.8% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

Albertville | Annandale | Buffalo | Clearwater‡ | Cokato | Dayton‡ | Delano | Hanover‡ | Howard Lake | Maple Lake | Monticello | Montrose | Otsego | Rockford‡ | St. Michael | South Haven | Waverly

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