Hazelton Township, Kittson County, Minnesota

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Hazelton Township, Minnesota
Hazelton Township is located in Minnesota
Hazelton Township
Hazelton Township
Location in Minnesota and the United States
Hazelton Township is located in the United States
Hazelton Township
Hazelton Township
Hazelton Township (the United States)
Coordinates: 48°46′4″N 96°43′40″W / 48.76778°N 96.72778°W / 48.76778; -96.72778Coordinates: 48°46′4″N 96°43′40″W / 48.76778°N 96.72778°W / 48.76778; -96.72778
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
919 ft (280 m)
 • Total99
 • Density2.8/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-28070[1]
GNIS feature ID0664433[2]

Hazelton Township is a township in Kittson County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 99 at the 2000 census.

Hazelton Township was organized in 1888, and named for the abundant hazel bushes within its borders.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93 km2), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 99 people, 43 households, and 26 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.8 people per square mile (1.1/km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 1.6/sq mi (0.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.02% of the population.

There were 43 households, out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.2% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 135.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,188, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,658. None of the population or the families were below the poverty line.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. 278.