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Minnewawa Minnesota Community Guide


 
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Population: 
 Shamrock Township 1970 1980 1990 2000 2004
(est)
1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 465 820 793 1,172 1,236 379 47.79
Land Area (sq. mile) 24.80 31.48 24.50 24.50 -- -0.00 -0.02
Density (persons per sq. mile) 18.75 26.05 32.37 47.84 -- 15.48 47.82
Housing Units 1,069 1,670 1,894 2,061 -- 167 8.82
Households -- 324 369 557 595 188 50.95
Persons Per Household -- 2.53 2.15 2.10 2.07 -0.05 -2.28

Geography:
 
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 92.2 km˛ (35.6 mi˛). 63.5 km˛ (24.5 mi˛) of it is land and 28.8 km˛ (11.1 mi˛) of it (31.21%) is water.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,172 people, 557 households, and 365 families residing in the township. The population density was 18.5/km˛ (47.8/mi˛). There were 2,061 housing units at an average density of 32.5/km˛ (84.1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township was 93.52% White, 0.17% African American, 5.63% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 557 households out of which 16.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.54.

In the township the population was spread out with 16.4% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 17.4% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 30.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females there were 107.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,688, and the median income for a family was $34,135. Males had a median income of $40,893 versus $22,614 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,485. About 6.5% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.3% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.

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History:  

MINNEWAWA, a locality in Shamrock Township, section 29, on the lake of the same name.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Lake Minnewawa Retreat, 1925
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