French Lake Township, Wright County, Minnesota

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French Lake Township, Minnesota
Township
French Lake Township, Wright County, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
French Lake Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°12′N 94°12′W / 45.200°N 94.200°W / 45.200; -94.200Coordinates: 45°12′N 94°12′W / 45.200°N 94.200°W / 45.200; -94.200
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyWright
Area
 • Total35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land33.5 sq mi (86.7 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Elevation1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,130
 • Density33.8/sq mi (13.0/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code27-22760[1]
GNIS feature ID0664231[2]
 
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French Lake Township, Minnesota
Township
French Lake Township, Wright County, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
French Lake Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°12′N 94°12′W / 45.200°N 94.200°W / 45.200; -94.200Coordinates: 45°12′N 94°12′W / 45.200°N 94.200°W / 45.200; -94.200
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyWright
Area
 • Total35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land33.5 sq mi (86.7 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Elevation1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,130
 • Density33.8/sq mi (13.0/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code27-22760[1]
GNIS feature ID0664231[2]

French Lake Township is a township in Wright County, Minnesota, United States. It includes the tiny village of French Lake. The population was 1,130 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2); 33.5 square miles (87 km2) of it is land and 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) of it (5.64%) is water.

French Lake Township is located in Township 120 North of the Arkansas Base Line and Range 28 West of the 5th Principal Meridian.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,130 people, 405 households, and 311 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.8 people per square mile (13.0/km²). There were 615 housing units at an average density of 18.4/sq mi (7.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.50% White, 0.18% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.27% Asian, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 405 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 19.3% 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 2.79 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 115.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $57,708, and the median income for a family was $60,625. Males had a median income of $41,635 versus $28,036 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,488. About 4.9% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

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