Collinwood Township, Meeker County, Minnesota

Collinwood Township, Meeker County, Minnesota
Collinwood Township, Minnesota
—  Township  —
Collinwood Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Collinwood Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°1′8″N 94°19′22″W / 45.01889°N 94.32278°W / 45.01889; -94.32278Coordinates: 45°1′8″N 94°19′22″W / 45.01889°N 94.32278°W / 45.01889; -94.32278
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Meeker
 – Total 36.1 sq mi (93.4 km2)
 – Land 31.0 sq mi (80.4 km2)
 – Water 5.0 sq mi (13.0 km2)
Elevation 1,125 ft (343 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 1,037
 – Density 33.4/sq mi (12.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-12628[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663849[2]

Collinwood Township is a township in Meeker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,037 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles (93 km2), of which, 31.0 square miles (80 km2) of it is land and 5.0 square miles (13 km2) of it (13.92%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,037 people, 364 households, and 289 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.4 people per square mile (12.9/km²). There were 462 housing units at an average density of 14.9/sq mi (5.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.32% White, 0.10% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 364 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.9% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 114.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $56,786, and the median income for a family was $63,295. Males had a median income of $41,200 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,065. About 4.1% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under age 18 and 1.6% of those age 65 or over.


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