Randolph, Minnesota facts for kids
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Location of the city of Randolph
within Dakota County, Minnesota
|• Total||0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)|
|• Land||0.95 sq mi (2.47 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)|
|Elevation||879 ft (268 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||468.00/sq mi (180.75/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||507, 651|
|GNIS feature ID||0649818|
A post office called Randolph has been in operation since 1886. The city took its name from Randolph Township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), of which 0.96 square miles (2.49 km2) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) is water. State Highway 56 serves as a main route in the community. U.S. Highway 52 and State Highway 19 are near Randolph.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 436 people, 168 households, and 118 families living in the city. The population density was 454.2 inhabitants per square mile (175.4/km2). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 184.4 per square mile (71.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.2% Asian, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 168 households, of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.8% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median age in the city was 36 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 7.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.
2020 United States Presidential Election
According to The New York Times' "Extremely Detailed Map of the 2020 Election", most of Randolph voted in favor of Donald Trump over Joe Biden, with margins ranging from +23 percentage points to +40 percentage points in support of Trump.
Transport and Infrastructure
Minnesota State Highway 56 flanks Randolph on the eastern. To the north runs county road 86; county road 83 acts as the north-south street within Randolph and eventually exits town running east concurrently with country road 86.
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