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Pike Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota

Pike Township is a township in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 417 at the 2010 census.[3]

Pike Township, Minnesota
The Pike River in Pike River Township
The Pike River in Pike River Township
Pike Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Pike Township, Minnesota
Pike Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°39′27″N 92°22′46″W / 47.65750°N 92.37944°W / 47.65750; -92.37944Coordinates: 47°39′27″N 92°22′46″W / 47.65750°N 92.37944°W / 47.65750; -92.37944
CountryUnited States
CountySaint Louis
 • Total33.6 sq mi (87.1 km2)
 • Land33.6 sq mi (87.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
1,470 ft (448 m)
 • Total417
 • Density12/sq mi (4.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-50830[1]
GNIS feature ID0665294[2]

State Highway 169 (MN 169) and Saint Louis County Highway 21 (CR 21) are two of the main routes in the township. MN 169 runs north–south, and CR 21 runs east–west. Other routes include Taylor Road.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.6 square miles (87 km2); 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 0.09%, is water.

The Pike River flows through the northeast portion of Pike Township, and the Pike River also flows through the southern portion of the township.

Adjacent townships, cities, and communitiesEdit

The following are adjacent to Pike Township :


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 492 people, 194 households, and 142 families residing in the township. The population density was 14.6 people per square mile (5.7/km²). There were 217 housing units at an average density of 6.5/sq mi (2.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.37% White, 0.81% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.41% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 194 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 34.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,346, and the median income for a family was $44,500. Males had a median income of $38,333 versus $22,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,701. About 5.6% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.


  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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Pike township, St. Louis County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 26, 2011.