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Stewartville, Minnesota
City
Stewartville City Hall
Stewartville City Hall
Motto: "The Future Is Bright"
Location of Stewartville, Minnesota
Location of Stewartville, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Olmsted
Area
 • Total 3.09 sq mi (8.00 km2)
 • Land 3.04 sq mi (7.87 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation 1,227 ft (374 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,916
 • Estimate (2012) 5,991
 • Density 1,946.1/sq mi (751.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55976
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-62806
GNIS feature ID 0652636

Stewartville is a city in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 5,916 at the 2010 census. Stewartville has experienced growth as a result of its location just south of Rochester.

History

Stewartville was founded in the 1850s by Charles Stewart, and named for him. A post office has been in operation at Stewartville since 1858.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.09 square miles (8.00 km2), of which 3.04 square miles (7.87 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.

U.S. Route 63 and Minnesota State Highway 30 are two of the main routes in the city.

Interstate 90 is immediately north and west of Stewartville.

Stewartville is part of the Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 830
1910 794 −4.3%
1920 941 18.5%
1930 793 −15.7%
1940 1,025 29.3%
1950 1,193 16.4%
1960 1,670 40.0%
1970 2,802 67.8%
1980 3,925 40.1%
1990 4,520 15.2%
2000 5,411 19.7%
2010 5,916 9.3%
Est. 2015 6,037 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,916 people, 2,318 households, and 1,596 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,946.1 inhabitants per square mile (751.4/km2). There were 2,425 housing units at an average density of 797.7 per square mile (308.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 2,318 households of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% 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 3.02.

The median age in the city was 34.6 years. 28.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,411 people, 2,013 households, and 1,417 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,579.6 people per square mile (994.9/km²). There were 2,074 housing units at an average density of 988.7 per square mile (381.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.10% White, 0.70% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 2,013 households out of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $44,135, and the median income for a family was $52,037. Males had a median income of $34,162 versus $24,838 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,780. About 2.9% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 14.8% of those age 65 or over.

Climate

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfb" (Warm Summer Continental Climate).

Climate data for Stewartville, Minnesota
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) -5.6
(22)
-2.8
(27)
3.9
(39)
13.3
(56)
20
(68)
25.6
(78)
27.8
(82)
26.7
(80)
21.7
(71)
15
(59)
5
(41)
-2.8
(27)
12.2
(54)
Average low °C (°F) -15.6
(4)
-13.3
(8)
-6.1
(21)
1.1
(34)
7.8
(46)
13.3
(56)
15.6
(60)
14.4
(58)
9.4
(49)
3.3
(38)
-4.4
(24)
-11.7
(11)
1.1
(34)
Precipitation mm (inches) 20
(0.8)
20
(0.8)
43
(1.7)
69
(2.7)
91
(3.6)
114
(4.5)
99
(3.9)
99
(3.9)
81
(3.2)
53
(2.1)
41
(1.6)
25
(1)
757
(29.8)
Avg. precipitation days 8 7 9 10 12 11 9 9 9 8 8 8 108
Source: Weatherbase

Coordinates: 43°51′19.91″N 92°29′18.60″W / 43.8555306°N 92.4885°W / 43.8555306; -92.4885


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