Lynden Township, Stearns County, Minnesota

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Lynden Township is a township in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,919 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.5 mi² (66.0 km²). 23.9 mi² (62.0 km²) of it is land and 1.6 mi² (4.1 km²) of it (6.20%) is water.

It is bounded on the east by the Mississippi River.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,919 people, 642 households, and 541 families residing in the township. The population density was 80.2 people per square mile (31.0/km²). There were 688 housing units at an average density of 28.8/sq mi (11.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.22% White, 0.31% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 0.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 642 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.9% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.7% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 108.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $57,765, and the median income for a family was $59,259. Males had a median income of $39,306 versus $26,042 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,405. About 2.8% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under the age of 18 and 2.6% of those 65 and older.


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