Medina, Minnesota facts for kids
Location of Medina
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
|• Mayor||Bob Mitchell|
|• City||27.00 sq mi (69.93 km2)|
|• Land||25.45 sq mi (65.92 km2)|
|• Water||1.55 sq mi (4.01 km2)|
|Elevation||1,060 ft (323 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||192.2/sq mi (74.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (Central)|
55340, 55357, 55359
|GNIS feature ID||1690854|
|Website||City of Medina|
On May 11, 1858, the city was named after the holy city of Medina, which had been in the news that year.
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. Minnesota State Highway 55 serves as a main route. Other routes include County Roads 19 and 24.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,892 people, 1,702 households, and 1,386 families residing 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,005 people, 1,309 households, and 1,117 families residing 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.
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