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Rulien Township, Minnesota

Rulien Township is a township located in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 3. According to the United States Census Bureau, it is one of only 9 places in the United States with a population of three people. The others are East Blythe, California, North Red River Township, Minnesota, Hush Lake, Minnesota, Pfeiffer Lake, Minnesota, Livermore, New Hampshire, Hillsview, South Dakota, Point of Rocks, Wyoming, and Hobart Bay, Alaska.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 94.4 km² (36.5 mi²). 94.3 km² (36.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.08% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 3 people, 1 household, and 1 family residing in the township. The population density is 0.0/km² (0.1/mi²). There are 6 housing units at an average density of 0.1/km² (0.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 100.00% White.

There is 1 household, a married couple with a child under 18.

In the township the population is spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 0.0% from 18 to 24, 66.7% from 25 to 44, 0.0% from 45 to 64, and 0.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 200.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $28,750, and the median income for a family is $28,750. Males have a median income of $16,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the township is $9,165.