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Thor Minnesota Guide


Location:
 

Location of Lee Township, Minnesota


Population  Thor is an unincorporated community located in Lee Township:
Lee Township 1970 1980 1990 2000 2004
(est)
1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 39 60 40 54 56 14 35.00
Land Area (sq. mile) 34.40 34.52 34.47 34.47 -- -0.00 -0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 1.13 1.74 1.16 1.57 -- 0.41 35.00
Housing Units 25 33 40 45 -- 5 12.50
Households -- 17 18 22 23 4 22.22
Persons Per Household -- 3.53 2.22 2.45 2.43 0.23 10.25

Geography:

 Thor is an unincorporated community located in Lee Township in Aitkin County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92.4 kmē), of which 34.5 square miles (89.3 kmē) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 kmē) (3.36%) is water. The elevation is 1,270 ft (387 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 54 people, 22 households, and 17 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.6 people per square mile (0.6/kmē). There were 45 housing units at an average density of 1.3/sq mi (0.5/kmē). The racial makeup of the township was 98.15% White, and 1.85% from two or more races.

There were 22 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $49,583 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,319. There were 7.7% of families and 5.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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History:  

THOR, a community made up the entire township of Lee and the northeastern portion of Glen Township was incorporated in 1904; a post office was located in section 18, 1904-37.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


O.M. Lee's residence, Thor Minnesota, 1900
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Government:
Lee Township
Aitkin, MN 56431
 
Clerk Cory Considine
32586 275th Place
Aitkin, MN 56431
(218) 549-3313
Treasurer Douglas Morris
27375 Dam Lake Street
Aitkin, MN 56431
(218) 549-3405
Chairperson Yvonne Hanson
31395 275th Place
Aitkin, MN 56431
(218) 549-3562
Supervisor Kendal Vassar
32544 280th Place
Aitkin, MN 56431
(218) 549-3362
Supervisor Roger Hanson
27591 Dam Lake Street
Aitkin, MN 56431
(218) 549-3155

Post Office:
None since 1937


Thor Minnesota Post Office, 1926
From http://www.rootsweb.com/~mnaitkin/thor.htm



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