Iona Township, Todd County, Minnesota

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Iona Township, Minnesota
Iona Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Iona Township, Minnesota
Iona Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Iona Township, Minnesota is located in the United States
Iona Township, Minnesota
Iona Township, Minnesota
Iona Township, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 46°3′49″N 94°57′23″W / 46.06361°N 94.95639°W / 46.06361; -94.95639Coordinates: 46°3′49″N 94°57′23″W / 46.06361°N 94.95639°W / 46.06361; -94.95639
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
1,358 ft (414 m)
 • Total416
 • Density11.6/sq mi (4.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-31130[1]
GNIS feature ID0664552[2]

Iona Township is a township in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 416 at the 2000 census.

Iona Township was organized in 1881, and named after Iona, in Scotland.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), of which 36.0 square miles (93 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.58%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 416 people, 140 households, and 106 families residing in the township. The population density was 11.6 people per square mile (4.5/km2). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 4.3/sq mi (1.7/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.56% White, 0.48% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.24% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.68% of the population.

There were 140 households, out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 0.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.50.

In the township the population was spread out, with 31.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,167, and the median income for a family was $50,714. Males had a median income of $30,391 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,993. About 4.4% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.


  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. 544.