Steen, Minnesota

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Steen, Minnesota
City
Location of Steen, Minnesota
Location of Steen, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°30′48″N 96°15′50″W / 43.51333°N 96.26389°W / 43.51333; -96.26389
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Rock
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
 • Mayor Melvin Van Batavia
Area[1]
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,490 ft (454 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 180
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 177
 • Density 428.6/sq mi (165.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56173
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-62662[4]
GNIS feature ID 0652602[5]

Steen is a city in Rock County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 180 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Steen was platted in 1888, and named for brothers John P. Steen and Ole P. Steen, Norwegian settlers.[7] A post office has been in operation at Steen since 1888.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 228
1960 198 −13.2%
1970 191 −3.5%
1980 153 −19.9%
1990 176 15.0%
2000 182 3.4%
2010 180 −1.1%
Est. 2015 178 [9] −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 180 people, 67 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 428.6 inhabitants per square mile (165.5/km2). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 181.0 per square mile (69.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.0% White, 2.8% Native American, 1.1% Asian, and 6.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 67 households of which 43.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.9% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.24.

The median age in the city was 33 years. 35.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 182 people, 69 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 429.5 people per square mile (167.3/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 169.9 per square mile (66.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.70% White, 0.55% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 1.65% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.65% of the population.

There were 69 households out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the city, the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $31,750 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,531. None of the families and 2.4% of the population were living below the poverty line.

Politics[edit]

Steen is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Steen is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22A, represented by Republican Joe Schomacker.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 469. 
  8. ^ "Rock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 43°30′53″N 96°15′47″W / 43.51472°N 96.26306°W / 43.51472; -96.26306