Wyoming Township, Chisago County, Minnesota

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Wyoming Township, Minnesota
Former township
Wyoming Township is located in Minnesota
Wyoming Township
Wyoming Township
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°20′0″N 92°57′16″W / 45.33333°N 92.95444°W / 45.33333; -92.95444Coordinates: 45°20′0″N 92°57′16″W / 45.33333°N 92.95444°W / 45.33333; -92.95444
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Chisago
 • Total 32.3 sq mi (83.7 km2)
 • Land 29.7 sq mi (76.8 km2)
 • Water 2.6 sq mi (6.9 km2)
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,379
 • Density 147.6/sq mi (57.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55092
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-72040[1]
GNIS feature ID 0666065[2]

Wyoming Township is a former township in Chisago County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 4,379 at the 2000 census.


Wyoming Township was organized in 1858, and named after the Wyoming Valley, in Pennsylvania.[3] On August 15, 2008, the entire township was annexed in parts to the neighboring cities of Wyoming, Chisago City, and Stacy, thus rendering the township government defunct.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 32.3 square miles (83.7 km²), of which 29.7 square miles (76.8 km²) was land and 2.7 square miles (6.9 km²), or 8.20%, was water. It was not listed as a separate entity in the 2010 census.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,379 people, 1,438 households, and 1,207 families residing in the township. The population density was 147.6 people per square mile (57.0/km²). There were 1,490 housing units at an average density of 50.2/sq mi (19.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.44% White, 0.21% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

There were 1,438 households out of which 48.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.8% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.0% were non-families. 11.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the township the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $67,598, and the median income for a family was $70,313. Males had a median income of $45,065 versus $31,583 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,204. About 1.4% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.