West Lakeland Township, Washington County, Minnesota

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West Lakeland Township, Minnesota
West Lakeland Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
West Lakeland Township, Minnesota
West Lakeland Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°58′23″N 92°48′48″W / 44.97306°N 92.81333°W / 44.97306; -92.81333Coordinates: 44°58′23″N 92°48′48″W / 44.97306°N 92.81333°W / 44.97306; -92.81333
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Washington
 • Total 12.6 sq mi (32.7 km2)
 • Land 12.4 sq mi (32.0 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,547
 • Density 286.8/sq mi (110.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55082
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-69520[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665966[2]
Website www.westlakeland.govoffice2.com

West Lakeland Township is a township in Washington County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 3,547 at the 2000 census. It is just north of Interstate 94 and touches the west bank of the St. Croix River.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 12.6 square miles (32.7 km²); 12.4 square miles (32.0 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (2.06%) is water.

Interstate 94, Minnesota State Highway 95, and Manning Avenue are three of the main routes in the township.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,547 people, 1,101 households, and 996 families residing in the township. The population density was 286.8 people per square mile (110.7/km²). There were 1,118 housing units at an average density of 90.4/sq mi (34.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.01% White, 0.34% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.

There were 1,101 households out of which 52.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 85.8% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.5% were non-families. 7.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.22 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the township the population was spread out with 34.2% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 3.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $96,256, and the median income for a family was $98,783. Males had a median income of $62,031 versus $42,226 for females. The per capita income for the township was $35,764. About 0.3% of families and 1.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


West Lakeland Township is governed by a board composed of six members elected to staggered three-year terms. Members include Dan Kyllo, chairman; Dave Schultz and Steve Ebner, supervisors; Susan Agrimson, clerk; Mary Rinkenberger, deputy clerk; and Marsha Olson, treasurer.[3]


  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. ^ West Lakeland Township Minnesota — Town Board, West Lakeland Township. Accessed 2014-08-12.

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