St. Clair, Minnesota

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St. Clair, Minnesota
City
Motto: "Roots rich in history, living for today, branching out for tomorrow"[1]
Location of St. Clair, Minnesota
Location of St. Clair, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°4′52″N 93°51′28″W / 44.08111°N 93.85778°W / 44.08111; -93.85778Coordinates: 44°4′52″N 93°51′28″W / 44.08111°N 93.85778°W / 44.08111; -93.85778
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Blue Earth
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
 • Mayor Doug Westphal
Area[2]
 • Total 0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Land 0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 868
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 868
 • Density 1,058.5/sq mi (408.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56080
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-56824[5]
GNIS feature ID 0650553[6]
Website http://www.stclair.govoffice2.com/

St. Clair is a city in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, along the Le Sueur River. The population was 868 at the 2010 census.[7] It is part of the MankatoNorth Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

St. Clair was incorporated in 1907 and named after General James St. Clair. The community began as an Indian Reservation and Agency.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), all of it land.[2]

Minnesota State Highway 83 and County Highway 15 are two of the main routes in the community.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 868 people, 303 households, and 225 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,058.5 inhabitants per square mile (408.7 /km2). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 381.7 per square mile (147.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 1.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.

There were 303 households of which 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.7% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.32.

The median age in the city was 33.6 years. 31% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 827 people, 295 households, and 220 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,492.1 people per square mile (580.6/km²). There were 305 housing units at an average density of 550.3 per square mile (214.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 295 households out of which 44.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them. 62.4% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.3% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,854, and the median income for a family was $50,333. Males had a median income of $32,050 versus $22,102 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,512. About 3.6% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 18.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

St. Clair is a public K-12 school system, all located in one individual building.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of St.Clair Minnesota". City of St.Clair Minnesota. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 

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