Wykeham Township, Todd County, Minnesota

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Wykeham Township, Minnesota
Wykeham Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Wykeham Township, Minnesota
Wykeham Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°8′44″N 95°4′15″W / 46.14556°N 95.07083°W / 46.14556; -95.07083Coordinates: 46°8′44″N 95°4′15″W / 46.14556°N 95.07083°W / 46.14556; -95.07083
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Todd
 • Total 35.0 sq mi (90.6 km2)
 • Land 34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,421 ft (433 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 436
 • Density 12.5/sq mi (4.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-71932[1]
GNIS feature ID 0666061[2]

Wykeham Township is a township in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. Wykeham Township was originally called Eden Township and was organized in 1880 under the latter name.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.0 square miles (90.6 km²) of which 34.8 square miles (90.2 km²) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 436 people, 154 households, and 123 families residing in the township. The population density was 12.5 people per square mile (4.8/km²). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 5.1/sq mi (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.85% White, 0.23% Native American, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race made up 1.38% of the population.

There were 154 households of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.1% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% from 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $35,833. Males had a median income of $24,107 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,184. About 12.5% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, 8.3% of which were under age 18; 25.0% of those were age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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. 546.