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Wyoming
Location of the city of Wyomingwithin Chisago County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Wyoming
within Chisago County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Chisago
Area
 • Total 21.68 sq mi (56.16 km2)
 • Land 20.65 sq mi (53.49 km2)
 • Water 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
Elevation
906 ft (276 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 7,791
 • Estimate 
(2019)
8,066
 • Density 390.57/sq mi (150.80/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55092
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-72022
GNIS feature ID 0654403
Website www.wyomingmn.org

Wyoming is a city in Chisago County, Minnesota. The population was 7,791 at the time of the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.29 square miles (55.14 km2), of which, 20.26 square miles (52.47 km2) is land and 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2) is water. Wyoming is located along the South Branch of the Sunrise River.

Interstate 35 serves as a main route for the community.

History

Wyoming was platted in 1869 when the St. Paul and Duluth Railroad was extended to that point. The city took its name from Wyoming Township.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 207
1920 253 22.2%
1930 214 −15.4%
1940 253 18.2%
1950 325 28.5%
1960 435 33.8%
1970 695 59.8%
1980 1,559 124.3%
1990 2,142 37.4%
2000 3,048 42.3%
2010 7,791 155.6%
2019 (est.) 8,066 3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 7,791 people, 2,738 households, and 2,154 families living in the city. The population density was 384.6 inhabitants per square mile (148.5/km2). There were 2,845 housing units at an average density of 140.4 per square mile (54.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 2,738 households, of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.3% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.19.

The median age in the city was 38.4 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

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