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Lowville Township, Murray County, Minnesota

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Country  United States
County  Murray
FIPS code  27-38402
Elevation  500 m
Local time  Tuesday 2:47 AM
State  Minnesota
Time zone  Central (CST) (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID  0664834
Area  93.2 km²
Population  175 (2000)
Lowville Township, Murray County, Minnesota
Weather  -20°C, Wind NW at 10 km/h, 85% Humidity

Lowville Township is a township in Murray County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 175 at the 2000 census.

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Map of Lowville, MN 56151, USA

History

Lowville Township was organized in 1873, and named for brothers John and Bartlett Low, early settlers.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.2 km²), of which 35.8 square miles (92.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.39%) is water. It is home to the Bear Lake Woods.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 175 people, 70 households, and 52 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.9 people per square mile (1.9/km²). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 2.1/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.86% White, 0.57% Asian, and 0.57% from two or more races.

There were 70 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 118.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,688, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,699. About 3.8% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

Politics

Lowville Township is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Lowville Township is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22A, represented by Republican Joe Schomacker.

References

Lowville Township, Murray County, Minnesota Wikipedia


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