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Heidelberg, Minnesota
City
Location of Heidelberg, Minnesota
Location of Heidelberg, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Le Sueur
Area
 • Total 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Land 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,053 ft (321 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 122
 • Estimate (2012) 124
 • Density 230.2/sq mi (88.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-28214
GNIS feature ID 0644839

Heidelberg is a city in Le Sueur County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 122 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all of it land.

County Highway 28 serves as a main route in the community. Minnesota State Highway 13 is nearby.

History

Heidelberg was platted in 1878, and named by its original German settlers after Heidelberg, in Germany. A post office operated in the community from 1872 until 1903. Heidelberg was incorporated in 1894.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 114
1910 111 −2.6%
1920 73 −34.2%
1930 56 −23.3%
1940 71 26.8%
1950 61 −14.1%
1960 44 −27.9%
1970 72 63.6%
1980 102 41.7%
1990 73 −28.4%
2000 72 −1.4%
2010 122 69.4%
Est. 2015 123 0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

The median income for a household in the city as of 2009 was $69,686. The per capita income for the city was $25,398. None of the population or the families were below the poverty line.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 122 people, 41 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 230.2 inhabitants per square mile (88.9/km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 88.7 per square mile (34.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 41 households of which 51.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.1% were non-families. 12.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.32.

The median age in the city was 40.3 years. 33.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 10.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.7% male and 44.3% female.

Coordinates: 44°30′N 93°37′W / 44.5°N 93.617°W / 44.5; -93.617

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