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Hickory Township, Pennington County, Minnesota

Hickory Township is a township in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 83 at the 2000 census.

Hickory Township, Minnesota
Hickory Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hickory Township, Minnesota
Hickory Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°58′42″N 95°39′29″W / 47.97833°N 95.65806°W / 47.97833; -95.65806Coordinates: 47°58′42″N 95°39′29″W / 47.97833°N 95.65806°W / 47.97833; -95.65806
CountryUnited States
 • Total35.1 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Land35.1 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,165 ft (355 m)
 • Total83
 • Density2.4/sq mi (0.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-28808[1]
GNIS feature ID0664466[2]

Hickory Township was named for its bitternut hickory trees.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.1 square miles (91 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 83 people, 34 households, and 21 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.4 people per square mile (0.9/km²). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 1.3/sq mi (0.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.39% White and 3.61% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.41% of the population.

There were 34 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 18.1% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,563, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $13,542 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,203. There were no families and 5.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 407.