Robbinsdale, Minnesota

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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°1′35″N 93°20′5″W / 45.02639°N 93.33472°W / 45.02639; -93.33472
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
Founded1893
Incorporated
Government
 • MayorMichael Holtz
Area
 • City3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Land2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • City13,953
 • Density5,076.0/sq mi (1,959.9/km2)
 • Metro3,279,833
Time zoneCentral (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)Central (UTC-5)
ZIP code55422
Area code(s)763
FIPS code27-54808[2]
GNIS feature ID0650164[3]
Websitewww.robbinsdalemn.com
 
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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°1′35″N 93°20′5″W / 45.02639°N 93.33472°W / 45.02639; -93.33472
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
Founded1893
Incorporated
Government
 • MayorMichael Holtz
Area
 • City3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Land2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • City13,953
 • Density5,076.0/sq mi (1,959.9/km2)
 • Metro3,279,833
Time zoneCentral (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)Central (UTC-5)
ZIP code55422
Area code(s)763
FIPS code27-54808[2]
GNIS feature ID0650164[3]
Websitewww.robbinsdalemn.com

Robbinsdale is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 13,953 at the 2010 census.[1]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), of which, 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (6.06%) is water.

Minnesota State Highway 100 and County Road 81 are two of the main routes in the city.

History

Robbinsdale was founded on April 19, 1893. Robbinsdale was the first suburb of Minneapolis and was named for Andrew Robbins, an entrepreneur who had purchased 90 acres (360,000 m2) of land for the purpose of making the area a suburban town. In the late 19th and early 20th century, people traveled to Robbinsdale to go duck hunting on Crystal Lake. Robbinsdale has the oldest continuously active marching band in the U.S.

Fawcett Publications was founded in 1919 in Robbinsdale with the publication of Captain Billy's Whiz Bang. This history is echoed in Robbinsdale's annual summer celebration, Whiz Bang Days.

It is also home to North Memorial Medical Center. Besides being one of the state's Level 1 Trauma Centers, it also operates AirCare, an air medical transport service. They have five flight bases around Minnesota.

Demographics

Historical populations
CensusPop.
1900520
191076547.1%
19201,36979.0%
19304,427223.4%
19406,01835.9%
195011,28987.6%
196016,38145.1%
197016,8452.8%
198014,422−14.4%
199014,396−0.2%
200014,123−1.9%
201013,953−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 14,123 people, 6,097 households, and 3,524 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,076.0 people per square mile (1,961.5/km²). There were 6,243 housing units at an average density of 2,243.8 per square mile (867.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.88% White, 5.74% African American, 0.59% Native American, 2.07% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.01% from other races, and 1.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.00% of the population.

There were 6,097 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.2% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $48,271, and the median income for a family was $57,185. Males had a median income of $37,406 versus $30,771 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,912. About 2.0% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

Politics

Robbinsdale is located in Minnesota's 5th congressional district, represented by Minneapolis lawyer Keith Ellison, a Democrat.

Education

Robbinsdale is served by Robbinsdale Area Schools. Some schools located in Robbinsdale include:

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ a b "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_PL_GCTPL2.ST13&prodType=table. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ Xamoua. ""Gran Torino" interview with Bee Vang." Hmong Today at Twin Cities Daily Planet. January 27, 2009. Retrieved on March 14, 2012.

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Coordinates: 45°01′56″N 93°20′19″W / 45.03222°N 93.33861°W / 45.03222; -93.33861