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Dellwood
Location of the city of Dellwoodwithin Washington County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Dellwood
within Washington County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Washington
Area
 • Total 2.83 sq mi (7.32 km2)
 • Land 2.68 sq mi (6.94 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)
Elevation
942 ft (287 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,063
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,126
 • Density 420.46/sq mi (162.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55110
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-15616
GNIS feature ID 0642758

Dellwood is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States and a suburb of St. Paul. The population was 1,063 at the 2010 census.

History

Dellwood was platted in 1882.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.81 square miles (7.28 km2); 2.66 square miles (6.89 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2) is water. Minnesota State Highway 96 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 87
1930 90 3.4%
1940 152 68.9%
1950 245 61.2%
1960 310 26.5%
1970 524 69.0%
1980 751 43.3%
1990 887 18.1%
2000 1,033 16.5%
2010 1,063 2.9%
2019 (est.) 1,126 5.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

Dellwood consistently ranks as the wealthiest city in Minnesota and among the 25 wealthiest cities in the country.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,063 people, 372 households, and 319 families living in the city. The population density was 399.6 inhabitants per square mile (154.3/km2). There were 409 housing units at an average density of 153.8 per square mile (59.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 372 households, of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.0% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 14.2% were non-families. 12.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the city was 46.1 years. 28.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.5% were from 25 to 44; 38.2% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

Notable people

Notable residents of Dellwood include the late Herb Brooks, coach of the Miracle on Ice hockey team; the late F. Scott Fitzgerald; and Jesse Ventura, former Independent Governor of Minnesota and Pro Wrestler.

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