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Minnesota City
Motto(s): 
"A Past That We Honor A Present That We Give Meaning A Future That We Build Together"
Location of Minnesota City, Minnesota
Location of Minnesota City, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Winona
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
686 ft (209 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,278
 • Estimate 
(2019)
890
 • Density 751.00/sq mi (290.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55959
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-43144
GNIS feature ID 0647934

Minnesota City is a city in Winona County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,278 at the 2010 census.

History

Minnesota City was platted in 1852. The city took its name from the Minnesota Territory. A post office has been in operation in Minnesota City since 1852.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 273
1900 242
1910 211 −12.8%
1920 141 −33.2%
1930 151 7.1%
1940 211 39.7%
1950 201 −4.7%
1960 190 −5.5%
1970 301 58.4%
1980 265 −12.0%
1990 258 −2.6%
2000 235 −8.9%
2010 204 −13.2%
2019 (est.) 187 −8.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 204 people, 81 households, and 60 families living in the city. The population density was 784.6 inhabitants per square mile (302.9/km2). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 342.3 per square mile (132.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White and 0.5% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 81 households, of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.9% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 36 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.

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