Marcell Township, Itasca County, Minnesota

Marcell Township, Itasca County, Minnesota
Marcell Township, Minnesota
—  Township  —
Marcell Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Marcell Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°35′36″N 93°40′21″W / 47.59333°N 93.6725°W / 47.59333; -93.6725Coordinates: 47°35′36″N 93°40′21″W / 47.59333°N 93.6725°W / 47.59333; -93.6725
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Itasca
 - Total 57.2 sq mi (148.1 km2)
 - Land 47.9 sq mi (124.1 km2)
 - Water 9.3 sq mi (24.0 km2)
Elevation 1,355 ft (413 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 394
 - Density 8.2/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56657
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-40472[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664913[2]

Marcell Township is a township in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 394 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 57.2 square miles (148.1 km²), of which, 47.9 square miles (124.1 km²) of it is land and 9.3 square miles (24.0 km²) of it (16.21%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 394 people, 179 households, and 132 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.2 people per square mile (3.2/km²). There were 567 housing units at an average density of 11.8/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.98% White, 0.51% African American, 0.25% Native American, and 0.25% from two or more races.

There were 179 households out of which 17.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the township the population was spread out with 14.0% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 18.0% from 25 to 44, 40.4% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,167, and the median income for a family was $41,719. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $30,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,010. About 9.2% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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