Kenyon Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota

Kenyon Township, Minnesota
Kenyon Township, Minnesota

Location within the state of Minnesota

Coordinates: 44°14′38″N 92°58′15″W / 44.24389°N 92.97083°W / 44.24389; -92.97083Coordinates: 44°14′38″N 92°58′15″W / 44.24389°N 92.97083°W / 44.24389; -92.97083
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Goodhue
  Total 33.7 sq mi (87.4 km2)
  Land 33.7 sq mi (87.4 km2)
  Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,230 ft (375 m)
Population (2000)
  Total 437
  Density 13.0/sq mi (5.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55946
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-32858[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664617[2]

Kenyon Township is a township in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 437 at the 2000 census.

Kenyon Township was organized in 1858, and named for an early storekeeper.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.7 square miles (87 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 437 people, 160 households, and 132 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.0 people per square mile (5.0/km²). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 4.8/sq mi (1.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.80% White, 0.46% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 1.60% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.60% of the population.

There were 160 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.3% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.5% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 108.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $51,250, and the median income for a family was $53,409. Males had a median income of $36,042 versus $28,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,620. About 3.1% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. 1 2 "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. 207.
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