Iosco Township, Waseca County, Minnesota

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Iosco Township, Minnesota
Iosco Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Iosco Township, Minnesota
Iosco Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°9′17″N 93°35′49″W / 44.15472°N 93.59694°W / 44.15472; -93.59694Coordinates: 44°9′17″N 93°35′49″W / 44.15472°N 93.59694°W / 44.15472; -93.59694
CountryUnited States
 • Total35.7 sq mi (92.6 km2)
 • Land35.0 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
1,122 ft (342 m)
 • Total598
 • Density17.1/sq mi (6.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-31166[1]
GNIS feature ID0664553[2]

Iosco Township is a township in Waseca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 598 at the 2000 census.

Iosco Township was organized in 1858.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2); 35.0 square miles (91 km2) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it (1.96%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 598 people, 221 households, and 169 families residing in the township. The population density was 17.1 people per square mile (6.6/km²). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 7.1/sq mi (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.33% White, 0.33% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 221 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.7% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 124.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $60,750, and the median income for a family was $64,028. Males had a median income of $37,000 versus $23,958 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,709. About 4.5% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under age 18 and 4.8% 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. 565.