Litchfield Township, Meeker County, Minnesota

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Litchfield Township is a township in Meeker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 808 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.9 square miles (87.9 km²), of which, 31.7 square miles (82.2 km²) of it is land and 2.2 square miles (5.7 km²) of it (6.48%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 808 people, 288 households, and 237 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.5 people per square mile (9.8/km²). There were 325 housing units at an average density of 10.2/sq mi (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.13% White, 0.37% Native American, 0.25% Asian, and 0.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.

There were 288 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.7% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $57,885, and the median income for a family was $60,893. Males had a median income of $40,365 versus $23,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,203. About 2.8% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.


Cedar Mills | Cosmos | Darwin | Dassel | Eden Valley‡ | Grove City | Kingston | Litchfield | Watkins

Acton | Cedar Mills | Collinwood | Cosmos | Danielson | Darwin | Dassel | Ellsworth | Forest City | Forest Prairie | Greenleaf | Harvey | Kingston | Litchfield | Manannah | Swede Grove | Union Grove

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