Pine Island Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota

Pine Island Township, Minnesota
Pine Island Township, Minnesota

Location within the state of Minnesota

Coordinates: 44°13′49″N 92°37′33″W / 44.23028°N 92.62583°W / 44.23028; -92.62583Coordinates: 44°13′49″N 92°37′33″W / 44.23028°N 92.62583°W / 44.23028; -92.62583
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Goodhue
  Total 32.7 sq mi (84.8 km2)
  Land 32.7 sq mi (84.8 km2)
  Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2000)
  Total 628
  Density 19.2/sq mi (7.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55963
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-51154[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665304[2]

Pine Island Township is a township located in Goodhue County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 628.

Pine Island Township was organized in 1858.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.7 square miles (84.8 km²), of which 32.7 square miles (84.8 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 628 people, 215 households, and 176 families residing in the township. The population density was 19.2 people per square mile (7.4/km²). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 6.8/sq mi (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.89% White, 0.32% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.16% Asian, and 0.16% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 215 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 125.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $59,063, and the median income for a family was $61,964. Males had a median income of $32,120 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,193. About 1.1% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under the age of 18 and 6.8% of those 65 and older.


  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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