Cannon Falls Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota

Cannon Falls Township, Minnesota
Cannon Falls Township, Minnesota

Location within the state of Minnesota

Coordinates: 44°29′55″N 92°52′16″W / 44.49861°N 92.87111°W / 44.49861; -92.87111Coordinates: 44°29′55″N 92°52′16″W / 44.49861°N 92.87111°W / 44.49861; -92.87111
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Goodhue
  Total 33.9 sq mi (87.8 km2)
  Land 33.9 sq mi (87.8 km2)
  Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 965 ft (294 m)
Population (2000)
  Total 1,236
  Density 36.5/sq mi (14.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55009
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-09748[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663744[2]

Cannon Falls Township is a township in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,236 at the 2000 census.

Cannon Falls Township was organized in 1858, and named for the falls on the Cannon River.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.9 square miles (88 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,236 people, 417 households, and 354 families residing in the township. The population density was 36.5 people per square mile (14.1/km²). There were 427 housing units at an average density of 12.6/sq mi (4.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.43% White, 0.16% African American, 0.16% Native American and 0.24% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 417 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.5% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $66,250, and the median income for a family was $69,375. Males had a median income of $48,472 versus $30,595 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,568. About 0.8% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.


  1. 1 2 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. 206.
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