St. Paul Park, Minnesota

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St. Paul Park, Minnesota
City
Motto: "On The Mississippi"[1]
Location of the city of St. Paul Parkwithin Washington County, Minnesota
Location of the city of St. Paul Park
within Washington County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°50′22″N 92°59′30″W / 44.83944°N 92.99167°W / 44.83944; -92.99167Coordinates: 44°50′22″N 92°59′30″W / 44.83944°N 92.99167°W / 44.83944; -92.99167
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Washington
Area[2]
 • Total 3.58 sq mi (9.27 km2)
 • Land 2.99 sq mi (7.74 km2)
 • Water 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
Elevation 784 ft (239 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 5,279
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 5,324
 • Density 1,765.6/sq mi (681.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55071
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-58018[5]
GNIS feature ID 0650970[6]
Website www.stpaulpark.govoffice.com

St. Paul Park is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 5,279 at the 2010 census.[7] It is located on the Mississippi River, five miles downstream from St. Paul.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.58 square miles (9.27 km2); 2.99 square miles (7.74 km2) is land and 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2) is water.[2]

U.S. Highway 61 and U.S. Highway 10, which are concurrent through the town, serves as a main route in the community.

Economy[edit]

There is a large refinery owned by Northern Tier Energy that produces 74,000 barrels per day (“bpd”).[8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 5,279 people, 1,970 households, and 1,381 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,765.6 inhabitants per square mile (681.7 /km2). There were 2,079 housing units at an average density of 695.3 per square mile (268.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.5% White, 3.3% African American, 0.5% Native American, 3.7% Asian, 1.9% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.3% of the population.

There were 1,970 households of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the city was 34.3 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 5,070 people, 1,829 households, and 1,344 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,131.6 people per square mile (822.5/km²). There were 1,868 housing units at an average density of 785.4 per square mile (303.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.87% White, 2.27% African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.10% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.78% of the population.

There were 1,829 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,805, and the median income for a family was $54,063. Males had a median income of $37,083 versus $29,143 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,234. About 5.1% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • Dallas Holm, Christian singer/songwriter; born and raised in St. Paul Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of St. Paul Park". City of St. Paul Park. 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. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  8. ^ http://www.ntenergy.com/?page_id=63

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