Maplewood, Minnesota

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Maplewood
Location of the city of Maplewood within Ramsey County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Maplewood
within Ramsey County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°00′30″N 93°02′40″W / 45.00833°N 93.04444°W / 45.00833; -93.04444Coordinates: 45°00′30″N 93°02′40″W / 45.00833°N 93.04444°W / 45.00833; -93.04444
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRamsey
Incorporated (village)February 26, 1957
Incorporated (city)1982
Government
 • MayorMarylee Abrams
Area
 • Total18.05 sq mi (46.74 km2)
 • Land17.04 sq mi (44.14 km2)
 • Water1.00 sq mi (2.60 km2)
Elevation
978 ft (298 m)
Population
 • Total42,088
 • Estimate 
(2021)[3]
40,940
 • Density2,469.52/sq mi (953.51/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
55106, 55109, 55117, 55119
Area code651
FIPS code27-40382
GNIS feature ID0647503[4]
Websitemaplewoodmn.gov
Maplewood Logo

Maplewood is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 42,088 at the 2020 census.[2] Maplewood is ten minutes' drive from downtown Saint Paul. It stretches along the northern and eastern borders of Saint Paul.

Maplewood is home to the corporate headquarters and main campus of 3M Corporation. The city is also home to the Maplewood Mall and St. John's Hospital.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.99 square miles (46.59 km2), of which 16.98 square miles (43.98 km2) is land and 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2) is water.[5]

U.S. Highway 61, Minnesota Highway 36, and Interstate Highways 35E, 94, 694, and 494 are six of the main routes in the city.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
196018,519
197025,18636.0%
198026,9907.2%
199030,95414.7%
200034,94712.9%
201038,0188.8%
202042,08810.7%
2021 (est.)40,940[3]−2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2020 Census[2]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 38,018 people, 14,882 households, and 9,620 families living in the city. The population density was 2,239.0 inhabitants per square mile (864.5/km2). There were 15,561 housing units at an average density of 916.4 per square mile (353.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 75.5% White, 8.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 10.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.4% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.2%.

Of the 14,882 households 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.4% were non-families. 29.1% of households were one person and 12.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age was 39.3 years. 22.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 34,947 people, 13,758 households, and 9,190 families living in the city. The population density was 2,017.5 inhabitants per square mile (779.0/km2). There were 14,004 housing units at an average density of 808.5 per square mile (312.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 72.6% White, 8.0% African American, 0.4% Native American, 10.4% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.2% of the population.

Of the 13,758 households 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 27.0% of households were one person and 11.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.04.

The age distribution was 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median household income was $51,596 and the median family income was $63,049. Males had a median income of $43,033 versus $30,557 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,387. About 3.0% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

The current city council includes the following five members:

Office Member First elected/appointed District
Mayor Marylee Abrams 2014 At Large
Council member Kathleen Juenemann 2001 At Large
Council member Bill Knutson 2019 At Large
Council member Rebecca Cave 2020 At Large
Council member Nikki Villavicencio 2020 At Large

Economy[edit]

According to the city's 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[7] the largest employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 3M 12,000
2 Independent School District 622 1,829
3 St. John's Hospital 973
4 Target 550
5 First Student Charter 400
6 Cub Foods (two locations) 350
7 Canvas Health 300
8 Ramsey County Nursing Home 240
9 Costco 200
10 City of Maplewood 186

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "Explorer Census Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2022.
  3. ^ a b "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2021". United States Census Bureau. August 10, 2022. Retrieved August 10, 2022.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 25, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  7. ^ "City of Maplewood 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report" (PDF). August 10, 2022. p. 212.