Roseau, Minnesota

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Roseau, Minnesota
—  City  —
Motto: "Fees Like Home"[1]
Location of Roseau, Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°50′48″N 95°45′39″W / 48.84667°N 95.76083°W / 48.84667; -95.76083
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRoseau
Area
 • Total2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,047 ft (319 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total2,633
 • Density1,153.6/sq mi (445.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code56751
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-55546[3]
GNIS feature ID0650278[4]
Websitehttp://city.roseau.mn.us/
 
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Roseau, Minnesota
—  City  —
Motto: "Fees Like Home"[1]
Location of Roseau, Minnesota
Coordinates: 48°50′48″N 95°45′39″W / 48.84667°N 95.76083°W / 48.84667; -95.76083
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRoseau
Area
 • Total2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,047 ft (319 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total2,633
 • Density1,153.6/sq mi (445.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code56751
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-55546[3]
GNIS feature ID0650278[4]
Websitehttp://city.roseau.mn.us/

Roseau is a city in Roseau County, Minnesota, USA. The population was 2,633 at the 2010 census.[2] It is the county seat of Roseau County[5].[6]

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History

Roseau was established in 1895,[7] and was named for the Roseau River.[8]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²).

Demographics

Historical populations
CensusPop.
1900301
1910644114.0%
19201,01257.1%
19301,0281.6%
19401,77572.7%
19502,23125.7%
19602,146−3.8%
19702,55218.9%
19802,272−11.0%
19902,3965.5%
20002,75615.0%
20102,633−4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,756 people, 1,157 households, and 713 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,153.6 people per square mile (445.2/km²). There were 1,229 housing units at an average density of 514.4 per square mile (198.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.48% White, 0.04% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 1,157 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,096, and the median income for a family was $44,922. Males had a median income of $31,547 versus $22,419 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,371. About 3.2% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.

Economy

Roseau is home to a manufacturing and plastic molding injection facility of Polaris Industries, a leading manufacturer of snowmobiles, and all-terrain vehicles.

Arts and culture

Annual cultural events

The Scandinavian Festival is held each year and showcases the community's ethnic heritage.[9]

Museums and other points of interest

The Roseau Pioneer Farm and Village was established in 1975 and is an agricultural museum.[10]

Sports

Roseau has a strong high school hockey tradition and has competed in and won the Minnesota state hockey tournament more than any other team in the state (most recently in 2007).[11]

Parks and recreation

Hayes Lake State Park is nearby.

Media

Infrastructure

Transportation

Minnesota State Highways 11, 89, and 310 are three of the main arterial routes in the community.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "The City of Roseau Minnesota". The City of Roseau Minnesota. http://city.roseau.mn.us/. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  6. ^ "Profile for Roseau, Minnesota, MN". ePodunk. http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=21407. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  7. ^ "The City of Roseau Minnesota". The City of Roseau Minnesota. http://city.roseau.mn.us/. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Roseau, Minnesota, MN". ePodunk. http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=21407. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Official Website of the Convention & Visitors Bureau of Roseau". Official Website of the Convention & Visitors Bureau of Roseau. http://www.goroseau.com/scandinavian_festival.php. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Official Website of the Convention & Visitors Bureau of Roseau". Official Website of the Convention & Visitors Bureau of Roseau. http://www.goroseau.com/scandinavian_festival.php. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  11. ^ http://www.minnhock.com/state-tournament-2010.htm
  12. ^ NHL Players from Roseau, Minnesota | QuantHockey.com

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Coordinates: 48°50′46″N 95°45′46″W / 48.84611°N 95.76278°W / 48.84611; -95.76278