Winnebago, Minnesota

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Winnebago, Minnesota
City
Motto: Small Town, Big Heart!
Location of Winnebago, Minnesota
Location of Winnebago, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°45′58″N 94°10′7″W / 43.76611°N 94.16861°W / 43.76611; -94.16861
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Faribault
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
 • Mayor Jeremiah Schutt
Area[1]
 • Total 2.27 sq mi (5.88 km2)
 • Land 2.27 sq mi (5.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,112 ft (339 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,437
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,403
 • Density 633.0/sq mi (244.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56098
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-70924[4]
GNIS feature ID 0654264[5]
Website www.cityofwinnebago.com

Winnebago is a city in Faribault County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,437 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.27 square miles (5.88 km2), all of it land.[1]

U.S. Route 169 and Minnesota State Highway 109 are two of the main routes in the city.

Winnebago is 9 miles north of Interstate 90 exit 119 and about 28 miles south of Mankato, Minnesota.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 326
1880 993 204.6%
1890 1,108 11.6%
1900 1,816 63.9%
1910 1,554 −14.4%
1920 1,641 5.6%
1930 1,701 3.7%
1940 1,992 17.1%
1950 2,127 6.8%
1960 2,088 −1.8%
1970 1,791 −14.2%
1980 1,869 4.4%
1990 1,565 −16.3%
2000 1,487 −5.0%
2010 1,437 −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,437 people, 609 households, and 379 families residing in the city. The population density was 633.0 inhabitants per square mile (244.4/km2). There were 688 housing units at an average density of 303.1 per square mile (117.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 2.6% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.5% of the population.

There were 609 households of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.8% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 42.3 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 22.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[4] there were 1,487 people, 641 households and 398 families residing in the city. The population density was 675.5 per square mile (261.0/km²). There were 705 housing units at an average density of 320.3 per square mile (123.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.30% White, 0.47% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 1.75% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.66% of the population.

There were 641 households of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.83.

21.0% under of the population were the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 27.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

The median household income was $32,321 and the median family income was $41,420. Males had a median income of $30,375 versus $20,256 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,435. About 4.6% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives[edit]

Politics[edit]

Winnebago is located in Minnesota's 1st Congressional District, represented by Tim Walz. Winnebago is located in Minnesota State Senate District 24, represented by Julie Rosen, and Minnesota House District 24A, represented by Bob Gunther.

Social media[edit]

The City of Winnebago also maintains a presence in the world of social media. It is on Facebook and on Twitter.

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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°46′04″N 94°09′57″W / 43.76778°N 94.16583°W / 43.76778; -94.16583