Annandale, Minnesota facts for kids
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Location of the city of Annandale
within Wright County, Minnesota
|• Total||3.01 sq mi (7.79 km2)|
|• Land||3.01 sq mi (7.79 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,070 ft (326 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,168.83/sq mi (451.25/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0639390|
Annandale has been dubbed "The Heart of the Lakes" because it has 26 lakes within a 10-mile radius.
Annandale was platted in 1886, and named after Annan, in Scotland. A post office has been in operation at Annandale since 1887. Annandale was incorporated in 1888. One property in Annandale, the 1895 Thayer Hotel, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.98 square miles (7.72 km2), all of it land.
Minnesota State Highways 24 and 55 are two of the main routes in the city.
Annandale is located 50 miles northwest of Minneapolis; and 25 miles south of Saint Cloud. There are also 26 area lakes within a 10-mile radius of Annandale.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,228 people, 1,338 households, and 819 families living in the city. The population density was 1,083.2 inhabitants per square mile (418.2/km2). There were 1,450 housing units at an average density of 486.6 per square mile (187.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.5% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.
There were 1,338 households, of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.96.
The median age in the city was 38.8 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.9% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
The Annandale School District serves children and adults in the school district in four different school sites. These include Annandale High School, Annandale Middle School, Annandale Elementary School, and Community Education Center.
In Spanish: Annandale (Minnesota) para niños
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