Waterville Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota

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Waterville Township
Waterville Township is located in Minnesota
Waterville Township
Waterville Township
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°14′22″N 93°34′45″W / 44.23944°N 93.57917°W / 44.23944; -93.57917Coordinates: 44°14′22″N 93°34′45″W / 44.23944°N 93.57917°W / 44.23944; -93.57917
CountryUnited States
CountyLe Sueur
 • Total33.8 sq mi (87.5 km2)
 • Land30.4 sq mi (78.7 km2)
 • Water3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
1,060 ft (323 m)
 • Total742
 • Density24.4/sq mi (9.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)507
FIPS code27-68602[1]
GNIS feature ID0665933[2]

Waterville Township is a township in Le Sueur County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 742 at the 2000 census.

Waterville Township as organized in 1858, and named after Waterville, Minnesota.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.8 square miles (87.5 km²), of which 30.4 square miles (78.7 km²) of it is land and 3.4 square miles (8.8 km²) of it (10.07%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 742 people, 265 households, and 214 families residing in the township. The population density was 24.4 people per square mile (9.4/km²). There were 396 housing units at an average density of 13.0/sq mi (5.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.38% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.81% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population.

There were 265 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.8% were married couples living together, 1.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $53,929, and the median income for a family was $59,000. Males had a median income of $37,321 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,604. About 1.8% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 3.0% 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. 303.