St. Joseph Township, Minnesota
|• Total||45.0 sq mi (116.6 km2)|
|• Land||44.8 sq mi (116.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|Elevation||965 ft (294 m)|
|• Density||1.3/sq mi (0.5/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0665516|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 45.0 square miles (116.6 km2), of which 44.8 square miles (116.0 km2) is land and 0.2 square mile (0.6 km2) (0.51%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 57 people, 26 households, and 17 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.3 people per square mile (0.5/km2). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 0.9/sq mi (0.4/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.25% White, and 1.75% from two or more races.
There were 26 households, out of which 11.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 34.6% 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 2.19 and the average family size was 2.53.
In the township the population was spread out, with 22.8% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 14.0% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 33.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.0 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $21,667, and the median income for a family was $25,833. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,153. There were no families and 4.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
- Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 279.