Haverhill Township, Olmsted County, Minnesota

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Haverhill Township, Minnesota
Haverhill Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Haverhill Township, Minnesota
Haverhill Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°3′49″N 92°24′5″W / 44.06361°N 92.40139°W / 44.06361; -92.40139Coordinates: 44°3′49″N 92°24′5″W / 44.06361°N 92.40139°W / 44.06361; -92.40139
CountryUnited States
 • Total33.3 sq mi (86.2 km2)
 • Land33.3 sq mi (86.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,257 ft (383 m)
 • Total1,601
 • Density48.1/sq mi (18.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-27692[1]
GNIS feature ID0664417[2]

Haverhill Township is a township in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,601 at the 2000 census.

Haverhill Township was organized in 1858, and named after Haverhill, Massachusetts.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.3 square miles (86 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,601 people, 531 households, and 452 families residing in the township; the population density was 48.1 people per square mile (18.6/km²). There were 543 housing units at an average density of 16.3/sq mi (6.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.63% White, 1.12% African American, 0.19% Native American, 1.81% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.

There were 531 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.8% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.7% were non-families. 12.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $75,343, and the median income for a family was $87,004. Males had a median income of $50,500 versus $31,833 for females; the per capita income for the township was $34,804. About 1.0% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.9% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "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. 386.