Medina, Minnesota

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Medina
Location of Medina within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Location of Medina
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°2′41″N 93°34′23″W / 45.04472°N 93.57306°W / 45.04472; -93.57306Coordinates: 45°2′41″N 93°34′23″W / 45.04472°N 93.57306°W / 45.04472; -93.57306
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
Named forMedina, Saudi Arabia
SeatMedina City Hall
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorKathy Martin
Area
 • City27.13 sq mi (70.26 km2)
 • Land25.55 sq mi (66.18 km2)
 • Water1.58 sq mi (4.08 km2)
Elevation
1,060 ft (323 m)
Population
 • City4,892
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
6,712
 • Density262.69/sq mi (101.43/km2)
 • Metro
3,459,146
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central)
ZIP codes
55340, 55357, 55359, 55391
Area code(s)763
FIPS code27-41480
GNIS feature ID1690854[4]
WebsiteCity of Medina

Medina is a rural city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 4,892 at the 2010 census.[5]

On May 11, 1858, the city was named after the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia, which had been in the news that year.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 27.00 square miles (69.93 km2), of which 25.45 square miles (65.92 km2) is land and 1.55 square miles (4.01 km2) is water.[7] Minnesota State Highway 55 serves as the main route. Other routes include County Roads 19 and 24. The city of Loretto is completely enclaved by the city of Medina; Loretto is located in the northwestern corner of Medina.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860374
18701,058182.9%
18801,46238.2%
1890840−42.5%
190099017.9%
1910945−4.5%
1920942−0.3%
19309905.1%
19401,0455.6%
19501,16611.6%
19601,47226.2%
19702,39662.8%
19802,6239.5%
19903,09618.0%
20004,00529.4%
20104,89222.1%
2019 (est.)6,712[3]37.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 4,892 people, 1,702 households, and 1,386 families living in the city. The population density was 192.2 inhabitants per square mile (74.2/km2). There were 1,780 housing units at an average density of 69.9 per square mile (27.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.0% White, 1.0% African American, 0.1% Native American, 3.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 1,702 households, of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.4% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.6% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the city was 43.3 years. 30.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18% were from 25 to 44; 34.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,005 people, 1,309 households, and 1,117 families living in the city. The population density was 156.7 people per square mile (60.5/km2). There were 1,337 housing units at an average density of 52.3 per square mile (20.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.33% White, 0.47% African American, 0.22% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

There were 1,309 households, out of which 47.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.4% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.6% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 32.2% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $88,847, and the median income for a family was $96,909. Males had a median income of $65,938 versus $32,460 for females. The per capita income for the city was $49,127. About 0.4% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

Presidential election results
Precinct General Election Results[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third parties
2020 47.8% 2,152 50.2% 2,261 2.0% 92
2016 50.6% 1,853 40.4% 1,479 9.0% 329
2012 65.3% 2,113 33.1% 1,071 1.6% 51
2008 61.6% 1,928 37.1% 1,163 1.3% 40
2004 64.8% 1,746 34.1% 919 1.1% 29
2000 63.7% 1,463 32.0% 733 4.3% 99
1996 53.2% 1,039 35.4% 692 11.4% 222
1992 43.2% 897 28.0% 581 28.8% 598
1988 63.4% 1,029 36.6% 595 0.0% 0
1984 65.8% 983 34.2% 510 0.0% 0
1980 53.9% 749 34.1% 473 12.0% 167
1976 51.3% 603 45.7% 537 3.0% 36
1968 43.3% 363 51.6% 432 5.1% 43
1964 36.2% 265 63.8% 467 0.0% 0
1960 44.6% 282 55.4% 350 0.0% 0

Education[edit]

Medina is covered by four school districts:

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011.[dead link]
  6. ^ Bill Scherer, History of Medina, Western Hennepin County Pioneers Association, Volume 158 / Spring 2013, accessed October 20, 2016.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved July 23, 2014.
  9. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-07-23.
  10. ^ "Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State - Election Results".

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