Zumbrota Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota

Zumbrota Township, Minnesota
Zumbrota Township, Minnesota

Location within the state of Minnesota

Coordinates: 44°19′53″N 92°37′18″W / 44.33139°N 92.62167°W / 44.33139; -92.62167Coordinates: 44°19′53″N 92°37′18″W / 44.33139°N 92.62167°W / 44.33139; -92.62167
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Goodhue
  Total 34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
  Land 34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
  Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2000)
  Total 591
  Density 17.0/sq mi (6.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55992
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-72346[1]
GNIS feature ID 0666077[2]

Zumbrota Township is a township in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 591 at the 2000 census.

Zumbrota Township was organized in 1858.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.8 square miles (90.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 591 people, 208 households, and 169 families residing in the township. The population density was 17.0 people per square mile (6.5/km²). There were 214 housing units at an average density of 6.1/sq mi (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.14% White, 0.34% African American, 0.34% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 208 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.9% were married couples living together, 1.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 111.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $62,188, and the median income for a family was $66,484. Males had a median income of $40,938 versus $26,023 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,372. About 4.4% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. 1 2 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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. 210.
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