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Wilkin County, Minnesota

Wilkin County is a county located in the U.S. State of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 7,138. Its county seat is Breckenridge6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,947 km² (752 mi²). 1,946 km² (751 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.03% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 7,138 people, 2,752 households, and 1,926 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (10/mi²). There are 3,105 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.77% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. 1.54% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 2,752 households out of which 35.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% are married couples living together, 7.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.00% are non-families. 25.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.09. In the county the population is spread out with 27.80% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.10 males. The median income for a household in the county is $38,093, and the median income for a family is $46,220. Males have a median income of $31,273 versus $20,925 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,873. 8.10% of the population and 6.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.90% are under the age of 18 and 8.30% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Akron Township\n*Andrea Township\n*Atherton Township\n*Bradford Township\n*Brandrup Township\n*Breckenridge Township\n*Breckenridge\n*Campbell Township\n*Campbell\n*Champion Township\n*Connelly Township\n*Deerhorn Township\n*Doran\n*Foxhome Township\n*Foxhome\n*Kent\n*Manston Township\n*McCauleyville Township\n*Meadows Township\n*Mitchell Township\n*Nashua\n*Nilsen Township\n*Nordick Township\n*Prairie View Township\n*Roberts Township\n*Sunnyside Township\n*Tanberg Township\n*Tenney\n*Wolverton Township\n*Wolverton